Piksters – Say goodbye to floss

When cleaning large gaps between teeth, interdental brush is more user friendly than floss. Many of my patients love this product so much they use these brushes instead of toothpicks after meals. The common brands of these products are Piksters or TePe.

03/06/2015

You need to floss more – really?

I feel that at some point in your life you’ll be told this line by your dentist when you ask how can you clean your teeth better and it’s one of the biggest misconceptions about cleaning.

01/06/2015

Flossing

I feel that at some point in your life you’ll be told this line by your dentist when you ask how can you clean your teeth better and it’s one of the biggest misconceptions about cleaning.

Are mouthwashes good for my teeth?

This is the third instalment in the oral hygiene series and the topic is on Mouthwash. A fair few patients use mouthwash on a regular basis but do these products really help your teeth as much as what the commercials claimed?

02/04/2015

Are mouthwashes good for my teeth?

This is the third instalment in the oral hygiene series and the topic is on Mouthwash. A fair few patients use mouthwash on a regular basis but do these products really help your teeth as much as what the commercials claimed?

Which toothpaste should you use?

Another question I get asked a lot by my patients is which toothpaste should they use. Here’s the second instalment of the oral hygiene series.

16/02/2015

Which toothpaste should you use?

Another question I get asked a lot by my patients is which toothpaste should they use. Here’s the second instalment of the oral hygiene series.

Which toothbrush is the best?

This is the first instalment of the oral hygiene series, which aims to answer the commonly asked questions by my patients. This post will focus on the topic of toothbrushes.

11/01/2015

Which toothbrush is the best?

This is the first instalment of the oral hygiene series, which aims to answer the commonly asked questions by my patients. This post will focus on the topic of toothbrushes.

The most important thing to know about knocked-out tooth

So here it is. The most important thing to know about a knocked-out tooth is TIME.
In dentistry, there are very few things that can be considered true emergencies and these are usually trauma related. An emergency by nature dictates that time is a critical factor.

05/12/2014