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A Closer Look at a Condition Known as Bruxism

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Many individuals grind their teeth at night and the majority are completely unaware that this action is taking place. Dentists refer to this condition as bruxism. In order to appreciate your treatment options, it is a good idea to look at some of the main causes and symptoms. Bruxism Explained There are several reasons why […]

Why Are Early Orthodontic Treatments Beneficial to Your Child?

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Were you aware that orthodontic treatments at an early age can stave off problems with the teeth and gums later in life? In fact, some procedures can begin when a child reaches six or seven years of age. One of the reasons why this approach is so beneficial arises from the fact that the teeth […]

Does Having a Dental Implant Help Prevent Gum Disease?

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A dental implant is a strong tooth replacement and is screwed into the jawbone. While an implant is an excellent replacement for a lost tooth, it is still susceptible to gum disease. Potential for Gum Disease Although a dental implant cannot develop a cavity, this does not exclude them from being affected by gum disease. […]

What are the Benefits and Risks of a Dental Crown?

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A dental crown can be a good option for anyone who has damaged, loose or chipped teeth. A crown will be fitted with a dental implant to replace a missing tooth and can also be an option to cover a discoloured tooth. A patient with a misaligned bite may also be suitable candidate for a […]

Are Oral Piercings Dangerous to Your Mouth?

Are you considering piercing your mouth or tongue? If so, it is critical to understand some of the potential risks involved. You will then be able to make an informed choice. Some dangers can include: –  Certain piercings may cause you to drool due to increased saliva production. –  Your teeth and any fillings can […]

Why You Should Replace a Missing Tooth

If you have a missing tooth, here’s the good news: You can restore that tooth very soon with a dental implant, which is a trusted solution. A dental implant is essentially a titanium post covered by a crown. The implant that replaces the tooth will look and function just like a natural tooth. Why replace […]

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 […]

How to Maintain a Bright and Cavity-Free Smile

Enjoying a cavity-free mouth is much simpler than you may think. As we all know, there is a clear link between the types of foods and drinks that we consume and the number of cavities which might develop. This is why the relationship between nutrition and oral health cannot be overstated. Let’s look at five […]

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 […]