Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is the inflammation and infection of the gums. Gum disease can occur where there is a build-up of plaque and tartar (calculus) on teeth. The best way to avoid gum disease is by establishing good oral hygiene patterns, cleaning and flossing your teeth daily. The initial stage of gum disease
One of the most common causes of injuries to your mouth and teeth is sporting accidents. Each year many children and adults experience upsetting dental injuries that may potentially have been avoided by wearing a professionally fitted, customised mouthguard. Sporting injuries can include damage to teeth, broken jaws and lacerations to your lips, gums or
Over 125,000 patients have chosen nib Dental Care for their dental needs during the past year, that’s a great recommendation in anyone’s eyes. We must be doing something right! Do you want to see the same dentist every time, a dentist who provides you and your family with all the dental services you may need,
The main reason we brush our teeth is to remove plaque that adheres to the tooth surface, and it has been widely debated over the years whether manual or electric tooth brushing does this more effectively. There is no definitive answer to this question as both methods rely on the patient brushing correctly and the
Many people would like to make changes to their smiles but don’t know where to start. The first step is to visit a dentist at one of our nib Dental Care Centres. Here you will be able to discuss your ideas or concerns with your dentist who can then provide you with a range of
Do you put off going to the dentist because you think it might hurt or you hate the sound of the drill? Many patients avoid having their dental work done because they are nervous about it. At nib Dental Care Centres we understand and provide nervous patients with solutions so they can undergo treatment without
Everyone wants to have a healthy, glowing smile – and teeth whitening is a great option to remove stains that may have developed over a long period of time. During the visit your dentist will be able to determine if you are a good candidate for teeth whitening and discuss the best teeth whitening procedure for you.
Follow these 6 simple steps to keep you smiling all through the year! Clean your teeth twice daily using a soft toothbrush and a fluoride toothpaste Floss between your teeth to remove any food or plaque your toothbrush can’t get to Use Picksters to clean the gum between teeth Avoid sugary snacks and drinks Eat a wide