Caring for Young Teeth: Back to School Tips for Busy Parents

The back-to-school checklist can often seem never-ending, as parents scramble to buy their kids the necessary stationery, bags, shoes or uniforms. A key point that is often missed out, however, is a plan to help ensure that a child’s teeth are well looked...

Gum Disease and Your Body

Have you been holding back on your oral care routine lately? It’s important to know that there is much more at stake than just your gums and teeth. In actual fact, your oral health, and the risk of gum disease can affect your entire body. Evidence suggests that...

Questions you should ask about gum disease

Q What is gum disease? A Gum disease describes swelling, soreness or infection of the tissues supporting the teeth.  There are two main forms of gum disease: gingivitis and periodontal disease. Q What is gingivitis? A Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums.  This...

Signs and Symptoms of Gum Disease

Gum Disease Periodontitis, or gum disease, is a serious disease that can affect anyone. Periodontitis can be divided into two categories: gingivitis, which affects the soft tissue of the gums, and periodontitis, which can affect the surrounding bone. Gingivitis In the...

How Gum Health Affects Your Overall Health

Gums are often described as one’s ‘window to their health’. Traditionally, the importance of teeth and gum maintenance has been severely underestimated. In contemporary times, there are numerous studies that support that brushing teeth twice a day isn’t enough...