Dental problems are never any fun, but the good news is that most of them can be easily prevented. Brushing twice a day, flossing daily, eating properly and regular dental check-ups are essential steps in preventing dental problems. Educating yourself about common dental problems and their causes can also go a long way in prevention.

Here are some of the more common dental problems we get asked about.

  • Your Gums are Swollen and Inflamed.

    Your gums are thick fibrous pink tissues that cover and protects your jaw that your teeth grow through. The tissue of your gums is pink due to the large number of blood vessels it contains. It’s also why they can be sensitive and easily damaged.

  • Your Teeth are Sensitive to Temperatures

    Do you find that the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee is sometimes a painful experience for you? You may have sensitive teeth.

  • The Benefits of Dentures

    If you’ve lost all of your natural teeth, whether from gum disease, tooth decay or injury, replacing missing teeth will benefit your appearance and your health. Dentures make it easier to eat and speak.

  • Ageing and Tooth Decay

    As you age, it can be normal for saliva levels to decrease. Prescribed medications can cause saliva flow to decrease. Saliva is our mouths natural defence against decay. Understanding the background to the tooth decay process.

  • Wisdom Teeth Pain or Swelling in the Back

    Healthy wisdom teeth are an asset to your mouth. However when they grow poorly positioned or unhealthily, they could cause problem.

  • What to do about Missing Teeth

    If you are self-conscious because you have missing teeth, wear dentures that are uncomfortable and would prefer to keep the structure of your good teeth, dental implants may be an option for you.

  • Chips, cracks, stains or gaps in your teeth?

    You don’t have to live with chips, cracks, stains or gaps in your teeth. Thanks to a dental technique called bonding or direct tooth bonding.

  • You have White or Brown Stains on your Teeth

    Our teeth don’t always look as white as we’d like them to. Sometimes it’s the foods and drinks we like that cause staining. And, simply ageing can cause your teeth to yellow. It happens to almost everyone eventually.

  • Dental Appointments Available. New Patients Welcome.

    Whether you have an emergency or would like to speak to somebody about a smile makeover, there’s a fast and easy way to schedule your next appointment at either of our dental clinics.