It’s nearly that time of year folks where the costumes go on and the kids head out for parties and trick or treating. Children and Adults alike love Halloween, but with the focus being on sweets and snacks, our teeth can really suffer. Now we don’t want you to miss out on the fun, so we have got five tips for you for surviving Halloween without cavities.
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We all have bad breath from time to time, if we’ve eaten something strong like onion or garlic, or if we’re unwell. However if you experience it all the time, this is called chronic halitosis and it could be a sign that you have a problem with your teeth or oral health. If have bad breath, first drink plenty of water and chew minty sugar free gum, to make sure your mouth remains clean throughout the day. If that doesn’t
An abscess is a common dental problem, which is a painful, swollen mass which is normally warm to the touch. Dental abscesses can be in the tooth, in the gum or even in the bone. If it effects the gums, the area will be red, inflamed and have puss inside. You will normally experience a throbbing pain, which can spread to your ear, jaw and even neck and can cause redness and swelling in your face. It is not something
It doesn’t rain much here in Marbella and the sun returns very quickly, however as it can’t always stay dry, it’s always good to have some ideas up your sleeve for rainy day activities. As a Marbella family dentist we are often asked by parents what they should do with their kids during these rare bouts of bad weather, so we wanted to share a few ideas…
If your dentist says you have tartar, it means that you have let plaque build up on your teeth and harden. It can be above or below the gum line and offers a perfect place for more bacteria to grow, as well as making it more difficult to brush and floss, which in turn leads to cavaties and decay. The most damaging place for tartar to form is above your gum line, as the bacteria irritates and damages the gums,
Healthy teeth and gums are our passion, and it’s our job to help our patients achieve this goal. However, dentists can’t do it all and we need you to be making the right choices and doing the right things day to day and taking an active role in protecting your teeth and gums. To help you do this, we’ve put together some simple, but crucial dos and don’ts, so you can make good choices, keep your mouth healthy and avoid