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Gateway Dental: Foods for Optimal Oral Health

5 Foods to Help Your Oral Health

While there is no doubt that regular dental check-ups and proper teeth cleaning is essential for oral health, your diet can also play a part in the health of your teeth and gums. The problem with foods that are high in sugar or other ingredients that can wear down your natural enamel is that they

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Is It Bad To Go To Sleep Without Brushing?

How bad is it really to skip tooth brushing before bedtime? In a nutshell, very bad. In fact, bedtime brushing is the worst routine to skip. Going to bed without brushing your teeth can end up causing far more harm than you may realise, to your teeth and gums and overall dental health. The main

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Gingivitis and Periodontitis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

While these two issues are a bit different in their seriousness, both gingivitis and periodontitis signal the onset of disease in the gums and jaw bone. If not treated, inflammation can very quickly lead to infected gums, tooth loss, and damage to the tissue within the bone and gums. Dealing With Gingivitis and Periodontitis In

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Dentures, Implants or Bridge – Which Is Right for You?

Tooth replacement can be a challenging, somewhat daunting experience for many patients. Whether your teeth have worn down, or you have lost any teeth due to injury or high impact sports, illness or dental problems, the good news is that your missing teeth can be replaced in a way that looks almost exactly like your

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How to Cope with Dental Anxiety

If dental anxiety is making it harder to stick to your scheduled check-ups and appointments, you are not alone. A huge number of people harbour anxieties and fears relating to dentists. This often goes back to childhood, or it could be rooted in a negative experience at some point during the formative years. In this

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Preventing Tooth Decay in Children – A Parent’s Guide

As a parent, you may wonder what you can do to prevent tooth decay in children. The good news is that there is a lot that parents can do to help kids look after their teeth, from as early as one year or even younger. Often, good dental hygiene comes down to habit. When children

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The Importance and Impact of Implants

There is no doubt that dental implants have the power to change your life. Whether required as part of a tooth restructure, tooth extraction or even for aesthetic dentistry to improve the look of your smile, dental implants are a relatively simple way to restore teeth to a state that is as close to natural

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What is Oral Cancer and How is it Treated?

Occurring in all ages, genders and nationalities, oral cancer is a broad term that applies to cancer within any part of the mouth, throat, lips, tongue, salivary glands, pharynx, larynx and sinuses. In many cases, this cancer is treatable, but in some cases, it can be fatal. While this type of cancer can even occur

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When to See a Dentist Urgently

If you have been wondering when to make an emergency dentist appointment, you’re not alone. Whether you are experiencing pain, bleeding, swelling or even injury, it is not always easy to know whether it is safe to wait to make an appointment. Many patients put off going to the dentist as they feel that their

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Why Do We Need to Brush Our Teeth Twice a Day?

Have you ever wondered why it is so important to your oral health that you brush your teeth twice a day? Every dental ad and toothpaste infomercial you have seen likely talks about the importance of twice a day brushing. Is it really so important to have a good dental routine in place?   In

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