Author: Dr Harpreet Khambay BDS

Eating the wrong foods can be detrimental to your dental health and can lead to cavities, tooth decay, gum disease, and sensitivity. From sugary foods to acidic foods, this article highlights the worst foods and drinks for your teeth and gums.   Sugary Foods   Foods and...

What you eat and drink is highly important for maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Eating the wrong foods can lead to tooth decay and gum disease, whereas eating the right foods will reduce the risk of cavities, prevent decay, and strengthen and restore your teeth...

In this article, we highlight 3 simple preventative measures you can take today to prevent cavities and tooth decay and keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible.   What Causes Tooth Decay?   Cavities, also known as tooth decay, is the destruction of the tooth’s enamel and...

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the third and last molars on each side of the upper and lower jaw. Most people have 4 wisdom teeth in each top and bottom corner of their gums at the back of their mouth. Wisdom teeth...

Keeping teeth and gums healthy is paramount when wearing braces. Establishing good cleaning habits for braces is essential to prevent food and bacteria build up and avoid gum disease, tooth decay, and prevent dental issues. This article provides a brief guide on how to clean...

Most women experience a change to their teeth and gums during pregnancy. This could include any number of issues from redder gums and bleeding gums during brushing to tenderness, swelling, and sore gums. This is known as pregnancy gingivitis and can start as early as...

Bruxism is the grinding or clenching of your teeth. In this article, we outline its key symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment. Symptoms Symptoms of bruxism include: Teeth grinding and clenchingContractions of the jaw musclesGrinding sound at nightTight or painful jawPopping or clicking at the temporomandibular jointFacial pain and...

A filling restores a tooth that has been damaged by decay and prevents further decay. In this article, we outline the different options available for tooth fillings, each of which has its own pros and cons. Your dentist will determine which type of filling is...

What is Tooth Sensitivity? Sensitive teeth, also known as dentine hypersensitivity, affects 57% of the population and occurs when tooth enamel wears away or the gums recede. This exposes the underlying surface, dentine, and reduces protection of the nerve. Dentine contains microscopic tubules that, when exposed,...