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Preventing Tooth Decay in Children

Caring for your children’s knashers from an early age will help them to grow up with healthy teeth and gums. In this month’s feature, Dr. Smitha Pillai from Stokenchurch Dental Care talks to us about how you, as a parent, can protect your child’s teeth from tooth decay through a healthy diet and regular check ups […]

By |September 5th, 2015|Categories: Dental Care|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Preventing Tooth Decay in Children

The Daily Grind: How Coffee Affects Your Mouth

Whether it’s part of your morning ritual or a casual treat,coffee is a notorious teeth-stainer. But did you know it can affect your mouth in other ways, too? Here’s what your cup o’ joe may be up to:

Stains on your teeth.

Staining is the most obvious impact of coffee. Your teeth enamel is very porous, so […]

By |August 7th, 2015|Categories: Dental Care|Comments Off on The Daily Grind: How Coffee Affects Your Mouth

3 Most Common Dental Problems (And How to Avoid Them)

What are some issues dentists see in their offices over and over again? Here are the most common (and very avoidable!) dental problems to know about:

1) Cavities

When plaque builds up on the surface of the teeth and eats away at enamel, it can form a hole in the tooth. Plaque is a sticky substance full […]

By |July 31st, 2012|Categories: Dental Care|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 3 Most Common Dental Problems (And How to Avoid Them)