A Dental Implant is a ‘ROOT’ device made of titanium to support restorations that resemble a tooth or group of teeth to replace missing teeth. WHY HAVE DENTAL IMPLANTS ? Esthetic Implants look and feel like natural teeth. Easy maintenance function in the same way as natural teeth and there are no difficulties with eating
Orthodontics is the first specialty of dentistry that is concerned with the study and treatment of malaligned teeth. If you have any of the following, you may be a candidate for orthodontic treatment : An Overbite, an Underbite An Crossbite, an Openbite Misplaced midline of anterior teeth Spacing between the teeth as a result of
Causes of Bad Breath POOR ORAL HYGIENE. Maintaining poor oral hygiene is the main course of bad breath. FOOD. Eating strongly flavoured foods, such as onion and garlic, can often cause your breath to smell. GUM DISEASE. Persistent bad breath can be caused by gum disease. DRY MOUTH. This occurs when the flow of saliva
Child Dental Care
Healthy teeth and gums are essential to your child’s overall good health. Injured, diseased or poorly developed teeth can result in poor nutrition, painful and dangerous infections, and problems with speech development and self-image. Caring for an Infant’s Teeth Even though newborns and infants do not have teeth, it is important to take care of
Feeding Your Baby
We will involve you in discussions and decisions about your baby’s feeding plan. Your baby will begin a feeding journey which may have several stages and include nutrition into a vein, tube milk feeds and sucking feeds. We will respect your decisions about feeding your baby. We will encourage and support you to breastfeed. Breastfeeding helps mother and baby to bond and has many health benefits for bother mother and baby. Timing of feeds will be flexible to give you every opportunity to feed your baby. We recommend that your baby be offered non-nutritive sucking (sucking on a dummy, your emptied breast or a gloved finger) during a tube feed or when alert or restless as this can support the development of sucking.
Expressing Breast Milk
Until your baby is having demand breastfeeds you need to express your breast milk regularly to establish and maintain your milk supply.
Making sure your hands are clean is one of the easiest ways to help stop infection spreading. The normal germs on your skin that are no risk to adults may cause infection in babies.
Learn to Spot the warning signs!
Tooth decay is a gradual process which worsens over time. Spot the warning signs and see your dentist early to avoid complex and costly treatments.