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How Is a Dental Abscess Treated?

A dental abscess is a pus-filled swelling at the root of an infected tooth. Often painful, an abscess is caused by infection or from severe gum disease. Here’s what is involved in treating a dental abscess. Initial Treatment Initially, your dentist will drain the abscess of the pus to remove infected matter. They may carry […]

Why Should Orthodontic Treatment be Performed at an Early Age?

Most dentists recommend that a child should undergo an orthodontic evaluation by the age of seven. Why is this the case? There are actually several factors associated with early orthodontic treatment and some might be slightly less apparent than others. One of the most important issues involves the fact that crooked or misaligned teeth can […]

All That You Need to Know About Fluoride Treatments

The Family Dental Care Group in South Africa was established in 2010 and is a sophisticated group of dental practices that provide high quality specialised and general dental treatment at affordable rates. We pride ourselves in putting the patient first by providing them with the best care, by the best dentists, using the best materials […]

A Quick Look at Pit and Fissure Sealants

The Family Dental Care Group in South Africa was established in 2010 and is a sophisticated group of dental practices that provide high quality specialised and general dental treatment at affordable rates. We pride ourselves in putting the patient first by providing them with the best care, by the best dentists, using the best materials […]

Do You Have Receding Gums?

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One symptom of gum disease is receding gums. When gums recede, they start to pull away from the teeth, potentially resulting in exposed roots over time — and leading to tooth loss. Let us examine this situation in more detail. The Family Dental Care Group in South Africa was established in 2010 and is a […]

The Beautiful Effects of Veneers

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If you have a flawed tooth or teeth, custom veneers are an option to get a beautiful Hollywood smile. Veneers are a relatively permanent solution if you have flaws such as a deeply stained tooth, chipped or cracked teeth, uneven or crooked teeth, or excessive tooth wear. Learn More About Veneers Veneers are a very […]

Root Canal Ends the Pain, Protects the Tooth

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If you are prone to cavities, you are certainly not alone. A recent study found that more than 90 percent of adults between the ages of 20 and 64 suffer from tooth decay each and every year. There are times when a dentist may recommend a root canal. The main question is whether or not […]

Do You Floss Correctly?

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Daily flossing is an important part of your oral care routine for effective plaque removal. But there is such a thing as flossing too hard: – Some people pull too hard against the gums causing them to bleed. – Flossing is only needed once a day; flossing more than this can damage the gumline and […]

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