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How do I keep my gums healthy?

Each tooth needs to be thoroughly cleaned every day. Flossing your teeth, particularly using a technique known as circumferential flossing, can achieve this. If you find it hard to floss, there are many other aids that are available to you, ranging from little brushes that specifically clean between the teeth to water

Do you treat gum disease?

The mainstay of treatment for periodontal disease is cleaning; and not just by us. When we clean your teeth thoroughly and remove the plaque and scale from the teeth, then they will remain clean for about a day. After this time, bacteria will begin to recolonise the tooth and the process will

What is periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease is an inflammatory gum disease. Bacteria that attach to the teeth are the cause of the inflammation, but each person’s response to the bacteria is different. Some people can have a huge bacterial load and very little disease. Others can have very few bacteria, and still generate an exaggerated response

Why do I need my wisdom teeth removed?

Wisdom teeth are molar teeth that traditionally appear around 18 years, and sometimes there is no room in the jaw for them. When this happens, the wisdom teeth don’t have enough room and become stuck, or impacted. Impacted teeth often cause painful infections and can cause a lot of damage to the