Tag: tooth decay

PREVENTING TOOTH DECAY WITH DENTAL SEALANTS

Dental Sealants

A sealant is a plastic film-like material that is applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. The plastic material bonds to the pits and fissures of the teeth and acts as a barrier to protect the teeth from decay…

Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids

Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids

What Causes Tooth Decay and Cavities? Early Childhood Caries (Dental Decay)? What is Tooth Erosion and What Causes it?

How to brush your teeth correctly

Brushing

A short video on how to brush your teeth. The purpose of this brushing technique is to remove or disturb plaque at the gum margin preventing it from releasing harmful toxins into the gums causing the gums to become red, swollen, and to bleed.

I suffer from a recurring mouth ulcer on the tip of my tongue which generally lasts approximately two weeks. Is this normal?

Ulcer

A recurring mouth ulcer should always be followed up and investigated further, initially by your own dentist and sometimes by your own doctor and if necessary by an expert in oral medicine. A reassuring aspect of your ulcer is that it appears to heal;…