The Dental Risks of Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is a completely normal habit for children between the ages of 2 and 4. It is said to comfort and calm your baby/ toddler or it can be used as a source of entertainment or method to fall asleep. However, thumb sucking can become a risk to the development...

Fun Facts about Saliva

Although it may end up crusted on your pillow, saliva plays a very important role in your mouth and is responsible for the beginnings of food digestion and is the mouth’s primary defense against tooth decay. However, there are many weird and wonderful facts to know...

How to avoid Bad Breath

It has happened to us all at least once, where we are in a situation where we think we might have bad breath and immediately distance ourselves from the people around us until we can find a mint or chewing gum. You may not even realise you have bad breath until...

Do you need a gum lift?

Gum lifts, a procedure used in the past to treat gum disease, has in recent years become a more commonly used procedure in the cosmetic dentistry field as a treatment used to create the appearance of longer or more symmetrical teeth. The procedure is also known as...