Oral Cancer – Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Prognosis

Oral cancer represents any cancerous tissue growth in the mouth.  It is a subtype of head and neck cancer.  Oral cancer includes cancers of the tongue, cheeks, lips, floor of the mouth, sinuses, throat, hard and soft palate.  This type of cancer can be very dangerous and life threatening if not … [Read more...]

What Types Of Braces Are Available? Invisalign, Metal, Ceramic And Lingual Braces

Orthodontics is a dental branch which specializes in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of bite and jaw malformations and irregularities commonly known as malocclusions.  The treatment is done by a specialized dentist called an orthodontist.  Orthodontists have an  additional three years of … [Read more...]

9 Easy Ways To Chip Your Teeth

Chipped teeth are unsightly and sometimes seem to happen for no reason.  But there are a number of things which can cause them which you may be doing without realising.  By knowing some of the most common things which cause chipped teeth, you can avoid them in the future. … [Read more...]

8 Reasons People Fear the Dentist – Infographic

This infographic shows some of the most common reason for people to fear the dentist.  There are many other reasons for this fear as well as a number of ways you can conquer your dental fear to make future appointments easier. Check out our full article on reasons people fear the dentist. … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why Dentists Take X-Rays? – Infographic

There are many reasons that dentists take x-rays of the teeth.  Some of the most common reasons are listed below. … [Read more...]

5 Reasons To Wear A Mouthguard – Infographic

Here are 5 Reasons why you should wear a mouthguard: Helps reduce chance of concussion Protects jaw joints against injury Protects soft tissues from injury Cushions teeth against impact Helps prevent injuries to the jaws and neck … [Read more...]

What’s In An Amalgam Filling And Do Dentists Still Use Them?

It's commonly known that amalgam fillings (also called silver fillings) contain mercury, hence the debate about whether they are safe to use of not.  But what other ingredients are in an amalgam filling? What's In An Amalgam Filling? When an amalgam filling is placed in the tooth, it is soft and … [Read more...]

Mouth Cancer In The UK – Infographic

This shows an Infographic on the general knowledge in the UK about Mouth Cancer. … [Read more...]

American Teeth: How Often Americans Visit The Dentist – Infographic

This shows an Infographic of how often Americans visit the dentist in the previous 6 months. You can see the data of both men and women according to their ethnicity and marital status. In America, there are 44% of adults visited the dentist in the previous 6 months. 46% of these adults are … [Read more...]

What Age Do Baby Teeth Come Through? – Infographic

Infographic showing the age which baby's teeth come through.  With this chart you will know when to expect your child’s teeth to appear in their mouth. … [Read more...]