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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 […]

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 […]

Chipped Teeth in Infants

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As soon as a baby’s first teeth appear there exists the danger that they may become chipped due to an accident. This can be worrying for new parents but there are steps that can be taken to minimise the damage. If the missing piece of tooth can be found it should be stored safely as […]

New Research Shows Why Your Oral Health Matters

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According to new scientific discoveries, bacteria in our mouths can play a role in our overall health, causing or worsening certain medical conditions. Key takeaways: – Research suggests mouth bacteria can travel to other parts of the body. – Oral bacteria have been found in the cardiovascular system, contributing to heart conditions. – Some oral […]