General Dentistry

Antibiotics Help in the Treatment of Gum Disease

Periodontal or gum disease is characterised by inflammation of the gums and progressive bone loss around the teeth. Symptoms include red, swollen and bleeding gums, receding gums, bad breath, loosening teeth and subsequent loss of teeth. Some risk factors for periodontal disease include smoking, poor oral hygiene, genetic predisposition and diabetes. The successful treatment of periodontal disease is important not only for the health of your teeth and gums…
Paediatric Dentistry

What to do if your child won’t tolerate dental treatment.

Many patients will require dental treatment during their childhood, this may range from a simple check-up and clean to more extensive work. Taking your child to the dentist early on can, not only prevent serious dental problems, but also reinforce positive attitudes towards the dentist and thereby increasing the chance that they will be cooperative should treatment be required. Unfortunately some child patients will be uncooperative, the days of…

Severe Toothache Pain Relief

WARNING: BEFORE USING ANY MEDICATIONS YOU SHOULD CHECK WITH YOUR MEDICAL GP IF YOU ARE ABLE TO USE THEM. ALWAYS READ THE LABEL AND NEVER EXCEED THE MAXIMUM DAILY DOSE OF EACH MEDICATION. THE FOLLOWING REGIMEN IS SUITABLE FOR ADULTS ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR CHILDREN. A severe toothache can be debilitating. It can interrupt your sleep and prevent you from doing your day to day activities.…