Month: July 2016

Dental Turbulence ahead for High Fliers

Air Cabin Crew including pilots, flight attendants as well as frequent fliers should all consider investing more in their oral health to ensure more pain free flight hours. With the number of air passengers, flight attendants, airline pilots, military pilots and leisure pilots continuing…

Teeth by Numbers

Have you ever noticed when your dentist or hygienist examines your teeth that a lot of numbers seem to fly around? That’s because Dentists use a variety of numbering systems to identify teeth in our mouth. Today, the F.D.I. (Federation Dentaire International) system is…

Adult Teeth Explained

Our second set of permanent teeth are often referred to as adult teeth and usually being to appear when a child is six to seven years of age. At five to twelve years of age the maxillary arch and the mandibular arch enlarge and…

Baby Teeth Explained

Every individual develops two sets of teeth during the first 21 years of life. The first set begins to appear at approximately six months of age and are called primary teeth. They are often referred to as baby or milk teeth. There are 20…

Get to know your Teeth

We use them every day to bite, chew and eat. They brighten up our smiles and add definition to our faces. But when it comes to the crunch, how much do we actually know about our teeth? What’s what in our mouth… Molars Molar…