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.

Seven Tips For Treatment Of Oral Thrush

Seven Tips For Treatment Of Oral Thrush

Oral thrush is a disease of the oral mucosa, or lining in the soft parts of the mouth, caused by an invasion of Candida fungi into the soft tissues. Read more on the causes and how it comes about. There ...

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Thirteen Causes Of (And Contributors To) Oral Thrush

Thirteen Causes Of (And Contributors To) Oral Thrush

Oral thrush is a relatively common disease affecting nearly 5% of all infants1, and in all ages is the most common fungal infection of the mouth2. In adults it is usually associated with some predisposing factor, like conditions which weaken ...

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The Periodontal Disease Stages Explained

The Periodontal Disease Stages Explained

Periodontal, or advanced gum disease, could be described as a silent problem, since the signs and symptoms are not at all obvious unless you know what to look for. Getting to know what to look for in terms of the ...

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Burning Mouth Syndrome – Causes And Management

Burning Mouth Syndrome – Causes And Management

Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a relatively uncommon condition which causes a burning sensation in the mouth, although sufferers may also describe discomfort, tingling, tenderness, and a raw feeling rather than only direct pain.  For many sufferers the typical pattern ...

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Beginner’s Guide to Scaling and Polishing

Beginner’s Guide to Scaling and Polishing

Teeth cleanings are an essential aspect of maintaining oral and overall health. Some people are very familiar with this process, perhaps having done it every 6 months since childhood. For those of us not as familiar with the process we ...

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Do You Know These 10 Common Symptoms Of Gum Disease?

Do You Know These 10 Common Symptoms Of Gum Disease?

As explained in our introduction to gum diseases, there are a variety of symptoms we should all be aware of that may point towards this common problem. This article will point out the more common signs to watch for. It ...

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What Is Dental Plaque and Tartar? … And Why You Should Know The Answer

What Is Dental Plaque and Tartar? … And Why You Should Know The Answer

Plaque and tartar are sometimes viewed as synonymous terms. Even dental professionals sometimes use them interchangeably when talking to patients. But, if we are being precise, plaque is actually the soft sticky substance that you often see coating the teeth ...

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Top 10 Ways To Get Rid Of Bleeding Gums Once And For All!

Top 10 Ways To Get Rid Of Bleeding Gums Once And For All!

Healthy gums DO NOT bleed. Bleeding gums are in fact, the cardinal sign of gum disease. Or to put it more simply, it is evidence that your body is fighting an infection in your gums. If this is true in ...

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Do You Need To Know About “Root Planing”?

Do You Need To Know About “Root Planing”?

The bases of any periodontal treatment are scaling and “root planing” procedures. They do, to an extent, go hand-in-hand, but we will focus on the latter in this article. The primary objective of both these procedures is to restore one’s ...

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The Link Between Gum Disease And Heart Disease

The Link Between Gum Disease And Heart Disease

Over the last decade, emerging evidence has suggested that there is a link between gum disease and heart disease. Until 2009, this link was poorly understood. With new evidence demonstrating how certain forms of bacteria found in periodontal cases can ...

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