09

Dec

2020

How can I get rid of the white spots on my teeth?

Even though you’ve found out what the white spots could be – and be more than happy to more diligently clean and floss your teeth daily, you might consider your white spots unsightly and want them removed if possible. If that’s the case, do come to us to discuss the situation with your Dentist Epping. Depending on the particular cause of your white spots, there should be something we can do to treat them. In any case, even if they don’t bother you, do come to see us if they enlarge or increase in number – or if you start…

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10

Nov

2020

What’s the best way to brush your teeth?

You’ve been brushing your teeth for years, but do you ever wonder if you are doing it correctly? We at your Epping Dentist are always going on about how important it is, so we decided to give you a quick “brush up” on brushing your teeth! Please, do read this as you might learn something very useful you didn’t previously know. The first thing is to use a small, soft brush. Ditch your brush if it is hard as that is more likely to damage your teeth or gums. A pea-sized ball of fluoridated toothpaste on your toothbrush is plenty,…

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malocclusion

08

Oct

2020

Healthy bite – occlusion and malocclusion

When you come to your friendly dentist at Epping Dentist for a check-up, one of the things he or she will check is your occlusion – or malocclusion. “Occlusion” and “Malocclusion” are just fancy terms that refer to how the teeth in your upper and lower jaws touch each other and how they move sideways when you close your jaws. Healthy occlusion, a healthy bite, occurs when your teeth are in touch with each other as they are meant to. Your upper and lower molars will interlock simultaneously and evenly with a little more pressure than on the teeth in…

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Sleep Dentistry

04

Sep

2020

Sleep dentistry

Do you religiously clean and floss your teeth every day, but never go for a checkup – and haven’t had one for years? Having a dentist poking around inside your mouth just feels too personal! At your Dentist Epping, we are very aware of this issue AND we have a solution for you, so your oral health is assured. We offer what is called Sleep Dentistry. With Sleep Dentistry, you do not have to worry about being freaked out by the dental equipment in your mouth with its noises, tastes, sounds and smells – let alone needles and pain. You…

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teeth cleaning

28

Aug

2020

Coronavirus and teeth cleaning

What on earth does coronavirus have to do with cleaning teeth, you might be wondering. Well, it goes like this … You most probably want to avoid catching Covid-19, if not for your sake, but certainly, so you can’t pass it onto other family members who might be elderly or have other health issues. It would be much more dangerous for those people than yourself, perhaps. Though some young and healthy people do get very sick and suffer long-term consequences to their health – and some even die. To avoid all this, you follow the science-based protocols advertised by the…

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