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Signs That Your Child May Need Braces

Your child may need braces for various reasons. This could be due to overlapping, crooked or overcrowded teeth. Sometimes, such conditions could compromise the child’s…
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Plaque On Teeth: Frequently Asked Questions

The best way to prevent dental problems is by practising good oral hygiene and visiting your dentist regularly. Having your teeth checked every six months…
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Diabetes and Oral Health

Did you know that there is a link between diabetes and oral health? Like other diseases triggered by diabetes, you can get periodontal and gum…
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How Many Teeth Do We Have And Other Tooth Matters

How many teeth do we have? This is one question you’ve probably asked yourself at one point in your life. Well, the answer tends to…
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Burning Mouth Syndrome Explained

Have you been experiencing a burning sensation in your mouth, but with no scalding to show for it? For many years, people who suffer from…
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What are Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are protective plastic barriers that protect your teeth from decay. Dentists place these thin and comfortable plastic films on the biting surface of…
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8 Common Concerns About Your Child’s Teeth

As a parent, you want the best for your child. Unfortunately, there are oral health problems that frequently affect children. Familiarising yourself with these issues…
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What Alcohol Does To Your Teeth?

If you are reading this piece, you are probably wondering what kind of effects alcohol is likely to have on your teeth. The answer to…
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What Can Cause A Mouth Infection Or Lesion?

Any part of your body, including your mouth, is susceptible to infection or lesions (not all lesions are infections). Oral infections include gum disease &…
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Low-Level Laser Therapy in Dentistry

There are many applications of Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) in the dental field but first to understand what Low-Level Laser Therapy is, we need to…
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How Often Should You See A Dentist As An Adult?

Taking care of your teeth entails more than just brushing and cleaning them. For maximum care, it is important that you visit your dentist for…
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How To Choose The Right Toothpaste

While more people in the Western World are taking increased responsibility for their dental health care, many people are still confused about what dental products…
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12 Best Practices for Healthy Teeth

We all know that we should brush our teeth at least twice a day. But is that the only thing you need to do? The…
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12 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Teeth

Most people know you should see a dentist every six to twelve months regardless of whether you have a dental issue or not. But in…
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Do Gums Grow Back?

Do gums grow back? This is one of the most common questions we get from patients who realise that their gums are receding. Receding gums…
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Why Dentists are Reporting Low Rates of Covid-19

Why Dentists are Reporting Low Rates of Covid-19

Ever since the first case of Covid-19 was reported back in December 2019, many people worldwide have been overtaken by fear. Millions have missed their…
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What Happens During a Tooth Cleaning Session

What Happens During a Tooth Cleaning Session?

If you have ever been to the dentist, the chances are that you are apprehensive about tooth cleaning. This is because, sometimes, it seems like…
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13 Most Common Dental Problems with Adults

Good oral and dental care practices contribute to your overall health. That said, negligence and poor hygiene may lead to dental cavities, bad breath, gum…
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Oral Care for Patients with Dentures

If you have full or partial dentures, you have to learn how to take care of them. Caring for dentures tends to be a little…
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Smokers’ Teeth: What It Is And What Can Be Done?

If you have been smoking for several years, the chances are that you have noticed brown and yellow stains on your teeth. Dentists refer to…
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How Does Sugar Affect Your Teeth?

Did you know that sugar itself is not the root cause of tooth decay? In fact, it’s the process of how the bacterias combine with…
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Good Oral Hygiene May Prevent Dementia & Alzheimers

Did you know that good oral hygiene can help keep your mind healthy and lower your chances of developing dementia or Alzheimer’s disease? According to…
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Fluoride For Dental Health: Everything You Need To Know

Fluoride is a natural mineral that is found in water. The amount of naturally-occurring fluoride in the water varies from area to area. In Malta…
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What Causes Dry Mouth?

Dry mouth (also known as xerostomia) is an oral condition that is caused by the reduction of saliva production. This condition can be extremely uncomfortable…
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Top 5 Benefits Of Saliva Testing At Your Dentist

Excellent dental and oral hygiene help to prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and bad breath. Saliva is an integral part of your dental and overall…
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When Should Antibiotics Be Prescribed as Part of Dental Treatment?

We are always encouraged to maintain good oral hygiene. This helps to preserve your smile and keep dental related diseases and conditions at a minimum.…
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Differences in Soft, Medium and Hard Toothbrushes

Good oral hygiene cannot be overemphasized. However, the efficiency of your brushing and state of your dental health depends on the type of toothbrush you…
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Is Carbonated Water Bad For Your Teeth?

Sipping a cold glass or bottle of carbonated water is satisfying. However, some experts question the effects the water may have on your enamel. Does…
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10 Foods That Are Good For Dental Health

When it comes to dental health, we advise to brush and floss our teeth frequently and avoid eating sugary foods regularly. This isn’t enough as…
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Everything You Need To Know About Mouthwash

Everything You Need To Know About Mouthwash

If you are brushing and flossing your teeth regularly as per your dentist’s recommendations, but still feel you are not as fresh as you can…
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How to Get a Perfect Smile

If you shy away from smiling because of your teeth, you should consider undergoing cosmetic dentistry to fix them. In the recent past, cosmetic dentistry’s…
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Pain After Dental Procedures – What to Expect

Most dental procedures are relatively pain-free. However, many patients are worried about the pain that might follow after a dental procedure. But when the dental…
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What are Dental Caries? Treatments, Signs, and Symptoms

Dental caries is a term used to refer to tooth cavities or decay. It’s caused by certain types of bacteria that produce acid from sugar…
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Why & How to Use a Tongue Scraper

Tongue scraping is one of the fastest ways of getting rid of extra particles (including those that are known to cause bad breath) on your…
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Calcium Deficiency: Teeth Signs and Symptoms

Calcium is by far one of the most abundant minerals in the body. 99% of it is found in bones and teeth. However, in teeth,…
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How To Treat A Tongue Burn

Tongue burns are pretty common. Usually, a tongue burn occurs when you eat hot food or drinks. While a tongue burn can be problematic and…
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Why A Dental Check-up Is Necessary Before Heart Surgery

Before you undergo heart surgery, you will need clearance from your dentist. Healthy gums are essential for more than a perfect and charming smile. It…
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Why White Spots Appear On Your Teeth

Bright and white teeth are often associated with excellent oral health. However, at times, pale patches (brighter than the surrounding enamel) can appear in adults…
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What Causes White Tongue?

The sight of a white tongue looking back at you in your bathroom mirror can be frightening. However, although the discolourations may be a sore sight,…
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Jaw Clicking Explained

What is Jaw Clicking (Also Known as TMJ disorder) This is a common disorder of the nerves and muscles that is caused by inflammation or…
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