Teeth Whitening

  What is tooth whitening and how does it work? Tooth whitening systems employ hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide which penetrates teeth and targets molecules within teeth that cause darkening and stains. The bleaching agent then breaks down these staining molecules, which causes your teeth to become whiter. What types of bleaching systems are available? […]

Sedation for Nervous Patients

Sedation dentistry is an option for patients who prefer not to “be present” for their dental treatment. Wouldn’t that be nice! During sedation you are still conscious but very relaxed and do not remember the procedure. Local anaesthetic is still used so that the region around the tooth is numb and it also helps reduce post […]

Custom Mouthguards

Are custom mouthguards worth the expense? YES!!!! What about the cheaper, boil and bite ones available from the pharmacy? The boil and bite mouthguards available will not adequately protect you or your child’s teeth because they do not fit the teeth snugly. The consequence of this is that any impact will not be properly absorbed […]

Do you have “bad teeth’?

Do you feel like you have “bad teeth’? That no matter what you do, every time you go to the dentist you always seem to need work done? And that there is someone you know that no matter what they eat, how little they brush, they have never had a filling? There IS such a […]