May 16, 2018

This article explains everything you need to know about Orthodontics, what you can do to avoid having to receive orthodontic treatment and if necessary, when you should start the treatment including the duration of such treatment.

March 20, 2018

Goeie middag,

Ek kom nounet van julle af in Brits. Ek wil net weer so baie dankie sê vir julle hulp vandag.

Ek het baie erger verwag. Dankie vir die gereelde gerustelling en seker maak dat ek nog 'cope' tydens die afspraak. Dankie vir die goeie en pynlose werk. Ek kan ni...

February 9, 2018

Your toddler is sleeping. You want to see his peaceful breathing and imagine only sweet dreams, but all you hear is the gnashing and grinding of teeth.

Bruxism (grinding of teeth) is a medical condition when you grind your teeth in the daytime or at night. It is more of...

February 2, 2018

Wearing down of milk teeth is a major problem in children. One in five of all 5 year old children have shown evidence of erosion of their milk teeth (it is the wearing down of teeth on the outside).

The consumption of soft drinks and fruit juices are major contributors....

October 16, 2016

A lot of parents were never taught the importance of baby or, as we dentists call them, deciduous teeth. So when their children get teeth, parents have an attitude of: What is all the fuss about baby teeth? They are going to fall out anyway, so if they have a hole, wha...

September 16, 2016

If a child bumps his baby tooth it may turn dark. It usually happens 2 to 3 weeks after an accident. The colour is usually grey or purple- like.

Whether it turns dark or not, doesnt always depend on the severity of the injury. However, if the tooth is displaced or knock...

August 16, 2016

More than 50% of children have some type of injury to a tooth during childhood. Its part of growing up. Most cases of mouth injuries are not life threatening and rarely a child may develop serious complications. However, injuries to the teeth and mouth can have long la...

July 16, 2016

Gone are the days of going into theatre for a chin or cheek lift and ending up with scarring that takes several procedures to remove theres a new, non-surgical procedure that produces the same results without the painful post-operation recovery.

Thread lifting is a rece...