Why Do I Have Sore Gums?

There are several reasons people develop sore gums. Usually, these can be prevented with proper dental care. You might have sore gums in one area or multiple sections of your mouth, so gums at the back of the mouth may feel fine while the front gums feel sore. Gums...

How to Get Rid of Wisdom Tooth Pain

Wisdom tooth pain affects many people can include quite mild to severe symptoms. Pain can be felt at the back of the mouth on both the top or the bottom, where the wisdom teeth form. Sometimes, one tooth will cause pain and sometimes multiple teeth will hurt at once....

What is Halitosis? Causes and Treatments

Halitosis, or bad breath, is a condition that is common and will mostly respond to home treatments. The often embarrassing condition gets its name from the Latin word ‘Hallitus’ (which translates to ‘Breath’) and the English word ‘Osis’ (which denotes a process or...

What Do You Need to Know About Dental X-Rays?

Using a dental X-ray machine is common practice in dental healthcare. With X-ray equipment, a dentist can diagnose a range of oral health issues in the teeth and jaws. Today, dental imaging normally uses special digital imaging techniques to take a detailed picture of...

Rotten Teeth Symptoms and Treatment

Rotten teeth can develop when a cavity worsens from a lack of treatment. Rotten teeth are characterised by black or brown discolouration, bad breath and sensitivity or pain while biting. The condition can occur in kids or adults and has several common causes –...

What Are Train Track Braces and How Do They Work?

What are Train Track Braces? Train track braces use brackets and wires, which resemble the look of a train track. These types of fixed braces can be fitted to both adults and children to help straighten teeth and come in a variety of colours and designs. They are also...

Everything You Need to Know About Overbites

The causes of an overbite are largely genetic, with baby teeth sometimes influencing the shape of the jaw. Using pacifiers late into a child’s development and finger or thumb sucking are all causes of an overbite. Nail-biting is another potential cause for...

Everything You Need to Know About Underbites

malocclusion with underbite. Upper teeth behind lower teeth What is an Underbite? An underbite is when the bottom teeth extend forward, giving the appearance that the jaw is pushing outward from the mouth. An underbite can be mild or severe and will require dental...