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A bit about Bacteria

A bit about Bacteria

We take our health for granted and it’s not until something goes wrong that we realise it’s importance. How many times per day do we chew? Talk? Smile? If you have a sore mouth or a wobbly tooth, you’ll sure be aware of every movement. So why do we not heed the...

Oral Effects of Smoking and Vaping

Oral Effects of Smoking and Vaping

What is the harm in Vaping? Is vaping the new smoking? Or is it safer? This has been an area of increasing research, as the use of e-cigarettes is reasonably new, the effect of their use is still being discovered. Join us in this...

Tips for a Brighter Smile

Tips for a Brighter Smile

1. Do Not Believe in Toothpaste Fads! Stay away from charcoal and lemon flavoured toothpaste. Believe it or not, these are both made by a reputable toothpaste brand – the problem is, these substances have been proven to be abrasive to your tooth enamel. This means...

What is Acid Erosion?

What is Acid Erosion?

We all know that sugar is bad for our teeth. Sugar causes tooth decay, where the structure of the tooth is broken down, leading to cavities. However, there is something else that can damage the structure of our teeth and this is acid. This works by a different...

The Truth About Flossing

The Truth About Flossing

Firstly, does flossing actually work? There was a frenzy of articles from the Associated Press that came out a few years ago, saying that there “was weak evidence to support tooth flossing”. Many patients then asked us, should we be flossing now? The answer is, YES,...

The Importance of a Sleep Study

The Importance of a Sleep Study

Here at Dentistry On George, we can help you with your snoring and sleep apnoea. This might seem an odd thing for a dentist, but in fact, following further training and in consultation with a sleep physician, we can do this by way of oral appliances. These oral...

Let’s Talk About Sugar

Let’s Talk About Sugar

With most of us being at home a lot more, the temptation to snack and to ‘treat ourselves’ to our favourite vices has never been stronger. However, healthy eating is so important and should be an everyday habit and a lifelong commitment.  Our dentist Dr Mishari...

5 Things You Must Know About Veneers

5 Things You Must Know About Veneers

Many people have heard of veneers, and some associate them with a ‘Hollywood Smile’. But what exactly are veneers, and who should get them? Firstly, veneers are really what their name suggests – a thin veneer which goes over a tooth. Think of it like a false nail –...

What Causes Bad Breath?

What Causes Bad Breath?

What Causes Bad Breath? Bad breath is a common problem to struggle with. In the mornings, it’s normal to experience bad breath, and it will usually go away with a drink of water and brushing your teeth. If the bad breath lasts throughout the day, or several days,...

What Tooth grinding Does To Your Teeth

What Tooth grinding Does To Your Teeth

What is bruxism? Bruxism is a term for tooth grinding, which is the involuntary clenching or grinding of teeth. It most commonly happens when you are asleep (sleep bruxism) but can also happen when awake. Signs and Symptoms of bruxism Teeth ache in the mornings Teeth...