It’s important to have regular dental checks to ensure the overall health of your teeth and gums. Your dentist will have a chat with you asking about your oral health and if you have had any issues or troubles that you are aware of. During the dental examination, your...
Eruption refers to the tooth breaking through the gum line. In babies, tooth eruption is also called teething. The timing of tooth eruption differs from child to child. For example, one child may cut their first tooth when only a few months old, while another may not...
A plea to all in the community who may be medically compromised with health conditions such as: cardiac surgery (in particular), transplants, osteoporosis treatment, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, hip, and joint replacement. If possible, PLEASE first get a Dental Clearance before you commence your treatment plan.
It’s great to start your child’s dental journey as early as possible to ensure that they have a great experience from an early age.
We often get asked, “How do I know my child is ready for their first dental checkup?”
If a child is happy to sit and follow instructions and has no separation anxiety from their parent or carer, they are ready for their first dental experience.
We have seen a high rate of clenching and grinding of teeth in the Withcott area. Patients as young as 16 years old are presenting with symptoms which is often an unusual bony growth at the top of the mouth or just under the tongue, like little lumps.
As we mature, our teeth tend to require more attention and care. Chips and cracks are common due to the wear and tear that occurs when we age.
It’s not always genetics that plays a role in the quality of your teeth. You have the choice and power to change things to prevent or postpone issues such as tooth decay and gum disease.
If you are pregnant, you might be experiencing nausea, stomach acid, strong gag reflux and Bleeding gums due to hormonal changes.
Teeth whitening has been an immensely popular service here at Withcott Dental. Patients have reported multiple benefits to having nice, white looking teeth through feeling more confident in themselves, they are smiling more, it makes them feel good and look younger.