When taking their children to get braces, most people will refer to their dental specialist as “the dentist”. Although this is not 100 percent incorrect, there is a far better word to describe the dentist that specialises in braces – an orthodontist.Continue reading..
Our third molars, commonly known as wisdom teeth, usually come in between the age of 17 and 25. They come in last, erupting just behind the second molars. Some people, we may as well call them lucky ones, never get them. But why do we get wisdom teeth and what is their purpose?Continue reading..
People go to dental checkups, as they want their teeth to be healthy, clean, white and cavity-free. But your mouth can reveal a lot more than cavities. Dentists go beyond just fixing your teeth. They inspect your mouth to detect potential or existing health problems, allowing you to take the necessary steps to prevent or […]Continue reading..
If you are a parent, you’re probably struggling to convince your kids to keep their teeth clean. No matter how hard you try to explain the importance of brushing, kids will still try to avoid it until you tell them to do so. You might think that parents who are dentists don’t suffer as much […]Continue reading..
Of all the body parts and organs, teeth are probably the most low maintenance ones when we are young and in good general health. However, as we’re getting older, the fact that years are taking a toll on our teeth can’t be denied. It’s a common misconception that we’ll all lose our teeth sooner or […]Continue reading..