Category: Dental Problems

This section gives advice on all you need to know about common dental problems and complaints. How do you identify problems? What can you do at home to alleviate them? How can you prevent these dental problems from recurring? What dental care can the dentist provide to treat dental diseases?
We will cover all of these common problems and concerns.

  • A Guide To Tooth Decay

    A Guide To Tooth Decay

    This page will introduce you to the problem of tooth decay.  In particular we’ll provide a sum...

  • What is Gingivitis? An Introduction to Gum Disease

    What is Gingivitis? An Introduction to Gum Disease

    What is gingivitis?  Put simply, it is swelling, inflammation or infection of the gums and the other...

  • Dental Erosion: How to Protect Your Teeth From Acid-Damage

    Dental Erosion: How to Protect Your Teeth From Acid-Damage

    Dental erosion is a form of tooth wear – where enamel and then dentin is worn down (the other ...

  • Missing Teeth – Causes, Associated Problems and Treatment Options

    Missing Teeth – Causes, Associated Problems and Treatment Options

    Do you have missing teeth? Worried about how best to replace them? Before we look at treatment optio...

  • Are You Worried You Might Have Halitosis?

    Are You Worried You Might Have Halitosis?

    Halitosis, also known as bad breath (and Fetor ex ore medically), is by definition where an unpleasa...

  • Worried About A Dead Tooth? – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Explained

    Worried About A Dead Tooth? – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Explained

    Concerned about a dead tooth? Wondering how to spot this problem and what might be involved in treat...

A Guide To Tooth Decay

A Guide To Tooth Decay

This page will introduce you to the problem of tooth decay.  In particular we’ll provide a summary of the main causes of this dental disease, including those you will probably know and some surprises! There is also a low-down on ...

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What is Gingivitis? An Introduction to Gum Disease

What is Gingivitis? An Introduction to Gum Disease

What is gingivitis?  Put simply, it is swelling, inflammation or infection of the gums and the other tissues that hold the teeth in place. Gingivitis is also known as early gum disease, with more advanced stages termed periodontal disease: Gingivitis - This ...

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Dental Erosion: How to Protect Your Teeth From Acid-Damage

Dental Erosion: How to Protect Your Teeth From Acid-Damage

Dental erosion is a form of tooth wear – where enamel and then dentin is worn down (the other forms, abrasion and attrition are discussed here). It is defined as irreversible damage to the teeth caused from chemicals (usually acids). This ...

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Missing Teeth – Causes, Associated Problems and Treatment Options

Missing Teeth – Causes, Associated Problems and Treatment Options

Do you have missing teeth? Worried about how best to replace them? Before we look at treatment options, let’s look at the causes and possible consequences of not replacing lost teeth. All of us lose our baby teeth during the ...

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Are You Worried You Might Have Halitosis?

Are You Worried You Might Have Halitosis?

Halitosis, also known as bad breath (and Fetor ex ore medically), is by definition where an unpleasant odor is omitted from the mouth – but you knew that already. What you may not be aware of, is the variety of ...

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Worried About A Dead Tooth? – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Explained

Worried About A Dead Tooth? – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Explained

Concerned about a dead tooth? Wondering how to spot this problem and what might be involved in treating it? Let’s take a look at the common questions…   What Is a Dead Tooth? Simply put, it’s when the nerve (and ...

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What Stains Teeth and Teeth Discoloration

What Stains Teeth and Teeth Discoloration

Teeth can discolor over time due to a variety of factors.  Teeth can also become discolored as they develop in the jaws.  This article will give you advice on what stains teeth, as well as what can cause the them ...

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What Is Mouth Cancer And What Are The Common Causes?

What Is Mouth Cancer And What Are The Common Causes?

Cancer is without doubt one of the diseases which many people fear most. Research is going on apace and treatments are improving but the greatest success in treating cancer comes with the earliest possible diagnosis. This is why any significant ...

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Symptoms of Mouth Cancer – What are the Signs to Watch For?

Symptoms of Mouth Cancer – What are the Signs to Watch For?

Oral cancer, as with any type of cancer, is most successfully treated if diagnosed early, so it is as well to be aware of the possible danger signs and to know what to look for. Possibly you don’t look into ...

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Oral Cancer – How is it Treated?

Oral Cancer – How is it Treated?

Mouth cancer is fortunately, not that common, although it definitely occurs more frequently amongst heavy drinkers and smokers, and when it does occur it can affect the lip the tongue, floor of the mouth, or the throat. The head and ...

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