Top 10 causes of Tooth Discoloration

A recent article at pointed out the top 10 culprits of tooth discoloration. Here they are: 1. Food and drink. Coffee, tea, carbonated beverages and red wine can discolor teeth. Even certain fruits and vegetables can cause stains. 2. Tobacco products. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain teeth. 3. Inadequate brushing and flossing. If a patient doesn’t brush […]
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What constitutes new technology? Water flossing revisited

Dental school graduates from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s have probably heard of the Waterpik Water Flosser, but ask them to tell you what it does or whether it is effective, and they generally either do not know or else believe that it is not very effective at removing plaque. Graduates after 2000 may not even know what this […]

Infection control in dentistry has never been more essential

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    Infection control in dentistry has never been more essential

Demand for dental treatment has been increasing in recent years as people have become more aware of their oral health and the benefits of good dental aesthetics. Maintaining and practising stringent cross-infection control procedures therefore have never been more essential to ensure the health and safety of dentists, dental hygienists and assistants, as well as other supporting staff who […]