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Flossing everyday

There are two types of people in this world, flossers and non-flossers. Often at your dental appointments we will discuss your oral hygiene routine and encourage you to floss. There are some misconceptions out there on flossing and we are here to clear them all up. Flossing makes your gums bleed People can often... read more

Electric vs. Manual tooth brushing

We get asked on a daily basis if we think an electric toothbrush is better than a manual, and the simple answer is yes. These findings come from not only strong research/ studies in the matter but also personal experiences as dental professionals.  plaque removal The aim of the game when it comes to brushin... read more

Our best tips for Invisalign

When you initially commit to Invisalign, the process may seem overwhelming. Your first few appointments and aligner changes can often be uncomfortable and tight. Rest assured that once you have established a routine of when to remove your aligners, eat and brush, slowly things will get better. We find that after about two ... read more

What is plaque?

When you visit the dentist we will always discuss your plaque and calculus retention, however what actually is plaque and why should we care so much about it? We should start with the fact that plaque is completely normal and occurs in everybody’s mouth (even dentists). It is plaque management through your oral h... read more

How to prepare your child for their first check-up

Many parents are unsure of when their child’s first dental check-up should be. Here at Dentalspa we generally start seeing children from 2 years old and find we can start to do more than a check from 3 onward. Of course we will see children from any age, particularly if there is an area of concern or trauma.  Introd... read more

Stress and the impact your teeth

Stress is something which effects everyone at different points in life. Stress however is not to be taken lightly and over time can have a serious impact on our health and well-being. Many people are unaware of the ways in which stress may also damage our oral health. During time of stress we are more likely to experie... read more

Be kind to your teeth- what causes damage?

Sometimes it can be difficult maintaining balance in all aspects of our lives. This is even true of our mouths and sometimes unconscious habits can cause us damage. The most common issues which damage our oral health include;  Tooth decayGum disease Erosion TraumaGrinding tooth decay Tooth decay ... read more

Cosmetic dentistry and achieving your best smile

Most people come to us wanting to improve the appearance of their smile. Teeth are individual to each person so the treatment they need is also unique to that individual. At Dentalspa we have clinicians who have distinctive skills in different fields of dentistry. So to achieve your desired cosmetic result, may find you see... read more

The risk of online dentistry

The risk of online dentistry With the power of technology we now have access to more information and products than ever before. The internet and world of social media has made self-image and cosmetic treatments even more popular.  With the rise of modern dental techniques there has also been an increase of DIY dent... read more

The most common causes of tooth stain

What we find here at Dentalspa that what  most of our clients want is white teeth. In our hygiene department we not only deal with whitening your teeth but also stain removal. If you wish to maintain your pearly whites or reduce your stain build up you can start by taking a look at what the causes may be. We like to live b... read more