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Why do my teeth have white spots?

Teeth are made up of different types of minerals such as Calcium and Phosphate- much like human bones or a rock. When your teeth were being formed any event that affects the minerals coming together could essentially cause white spots or a chalky appearance. Localised vs generalised Put in a simple way - white spots […]

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What are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are the 3rd molars in your mouth. They usually come through your gums around the age of 17-25 years old, although there are circumstances at which they erupt at a much younger or older age. Due to the modern diet consisting of softer and more refined foods, human jaws do not commonly grow […]

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Should I go overseas for my dental work? Part 2.

1. Shop Local Firstly, if you see a dentist locally - it means they employ local nurses and receptionists and buy products from local manufacturers and distributors. This provides local jobs to local people. The everyday mums and dads. This also creates a ripple effect - helping those mums and dads spend more which stimulates […]

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Should I go overseas for my dental work? Part 1.

Disclaimer- I am a dentist! Well, there's only one main reason why anyone would get their dental work overseas - COST! I think the first point I would like to raise is that dental care isn’t expensive - neglect is. If you practice good oral hygiene at home and visited the dentist regularly for a […]

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What is a dental implant?

Dental implants are usually made of Titanium (Ti) or an alloy containing Titanium. The reason for using Titanium in dental implants is the same reason why Titanium is used for hip and joint replacements- because it is biologically inert and will integrate well with human bodies. Dental implants are the foundation pillar(s) of which a […]

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Dental Crowns

What is a dental crown? A dental crown is like a crash helmet or a protective dome that is fitted onto your teeth. It is most commonly made of either gold, ceramic/metal alloy or ceramics by itself. With the advancement of technology, ceramics that we use nowadays are very strong and yet appear very natural. […]

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Why do i get cavities (holes) despite cleaning my teeth well?

Bacteria and sugar! Well, the bottom line is that cavities in teeth are caused by bacteria. Your mouth is full of good and bad bacteria. The balance between them is key. Food that contains plenty of sugar can tip that balance in favour of the bad bacteria. This can result in significantly more cavities. Sugar […]

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