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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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Should I Get Gold Fillings?

Wondering whether gold fillings are worth considering? Over the years, gold has become a preferred choice for many, who recognise its long-lasting strength and similarity to natural tooth material. In this mini guide, we take a closer look at gold fillings to find out why this type of filling may be recommended by your dentist

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7 Point Dental Hygiene Checklist

For truly optimal dental hygiene, having a simple checklist in place can help you teach proper dental habits to kids while reminding yourself how to keep your teeth and gums in excellent health. Like anything else in life, habit makes it easier to get into a routine. Once routine becomes a habit, you will no

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Sports and Teeth: A Never-Ending Battle

Whether you are a professional athlete or simply someone who enjoys a variety of sports, it is essential to protect your teeth when playing sports that put your dental health at risk. Sports such as rugby, soccer, boxing, kickboxing, martial arts, hockey, netball, basketball, skateboarding and roller-blading can all put your teeth and jaw at

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Wisdom Teeth – What are They and Do They Make Me Smart?

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to appear, usually between the ages of 16 and 21. As this is typically the age that most people begin to mature and gain wisdom, these teeth are known as wisdom teeth. In reality, these teeth have nothing to do with wisdom, of course. Instead, they signify a late

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What is TMJ/TMD?

Officially known as temporomandibular disorders, but often referred to as TMD, this condition affects the jaw, the jaw joint and the surrounding facial muscles that are responsible for chewing and movement of the jaw. This type of disorder is also sometimes known as TMJ syndrome, TMJ disorder, or TMJ dysfunction. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is

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The Importance of Routine In Dental Hygiene

Routine plays a vital part in effective dental hygiene. Without a proper routine, it becomes far harder to form healthy habits. A good routine will eliminate a number of risks, keeping your teeth and gums in optimal condition both now and later. Keep reading to find out just how much of a role routine plays

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New Years Resolution: Look After Your Teeth!

As we get further into the first month of 2018, dental care should be on everyone’s list of new year’s resolutions. Despite the importance of oral health, many people treat dentist visits as something to put off until they absolutely cannot avoid making an appointment. If you wait until you have a major cavity, broken

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