Yearly Archives: 2017

/2017

Traditional Cigarettes vs E-cigarettes for Oral Health

E-cigarettes have become very popular and are readily available on the high street and online. They come in varying sizes and styles and are no longer the false cigarette-shaped device that people only used when no one was looking. It is now a popular and effective alternative to smoking a traditional cigarette, and generally much [...]

Traditional Cigarettes vs E-cigarettes for Oral Health 2017-04-07T13:47:49+00:00

Good Food For Your Teeth

Many of us know that foods high in sugar and acid will attack our teeth and can cause decay so it is important to eat these foods in moderation and maintain a good oral health routine. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day and keeping up your dental check-ups will help to preserve your [...]

Good Food For Your Teeth 2017-04-04T20:56:37+00:00

Combat Bad Breath

Bad breath can happen to everyone, and many of us notice it in the morning after a night’s sleep. No one wants to have bad breath and this is why the supermarket shelves are loaded with mints, mouthwashes, and chewing gum to prevent that embarrassing occurrence. However, these remedies may only offer temporary results as [...]

Combat Bad Breath 2017-04-04T20:56:37+00:00

Dangers of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is a type of gum disease that is not just bad news for your teeth, but it can affect your overall health. There are two main types of gum disease; gingivitis, which causes red and painful gums, and periodontitis. Periodontal disease can range from simple gum inflammation to serious damage to the soft [...]

Dangers of Periodontal Disease 2017-03-16T23:11:53+00:00

Let Your Partner Sleep!

Is snoring affecting you or your partner's sleep? If so, have a consultation with the White Dental Team and ask us about anti-snoring appliances. Snoring occurs when the airways become restricted causing the soft tissues to vibrate, resulting in a loud noise that can mean disturbed sleep for the whole house. We can discuss which oral devices are the most effective [...]

Let Your Partner Sleep! 2017-04-04T20:56:38+00:00

Caring For Your Child’s Teeth

Children will normally get their first teeth, known as milk teeth, at around 6 months old. These teeth will start to fall out about the age of 6 years old when the adult teeth push through. Once the first milk tooth comes through it is important to start caring for their teeth so that they [...]

Caring For Your Child’s Teeth 2017-04-04T20:56:38+00:00

5 Questions To Ask Your Dentist

Going to the dentist twice a year should be part of your routine to keep your teeth and body healthy. It is important to communicate with your dentist and ask questions if you have any queries or concerns about your teeth, or the impact your mouth has on your long-term healthcare. At White Dental Rooms [...]

5 Questions To Ask Your Dentist 2017-04-04T20:56:38+00:00

Treatment for Sensitive Teeth

The experience of sensitive teeth can vary from a mild twinge to severe discomfort that can last for several hours. Sensitivity can occur at any point in our lives, however, it is thought to be more common in those aged between 20-40. You are more likely to experience the sensitivity when you are exposed to [...]

Treatment for Sensitive Teeth 2017-04-04T20:56:38+00:00

The Sugar Effect Is Not So Sweet

We are often being told that sugar rots our teeth, but how does this happen? It is not the sugar itself that does the damage, but the chain of events that occur when sugar meets our mouth. Decay happens when the sugar in food and drinks feeds the bad bacteria in our mouth and it [...]

The Sugar Effect Is Not So Sweet 2017-04-04T20:56:38+00:00