Gum infection treatment: How do I know when it is urgent?

Gum infection treatment: How do I know when it is urgent?

Did you know that gums can get infected by bacteria that is left on the teeth and gums due to poor oral hygiene? This lease to two main classes of gum disease, gingivitis and periodontitis. When should we seek treatment and how do we know when urgent treatment is...
5 things you need to know before getting braces

5 things you need to know before getting braces

As a gum specialist, I often get my patients to straighten their teeth once their gums are treated and their condition is stable. I work very closely with the orthodontists in my practice as it is always good to have straight, well-aligned teeth. If brushing your...
5 reasons to say no to sugar from daddy this christmas

5 reasons to say no to sugar from daddy this christmas

Father Christmas would be somewhat of a controversial figure these days. In this age of health and wellness, Daddy Nicholas would be classified as an “overweight endomorph”. If he were to walk into any clinic without his Christmas garb, he would have to be screened...