Dental Tips for Teens

Teenage Carelessness Teenagers are well known for its caring, casual and slipshod attitude towards life. Similarly, teenagers hardly care about their health and hygiene. They are fond of eating junk food, lollies, chocolates and other things that may become the cause of the harm to their oral cavity. Although they know the pros and cons…

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How can dentists help with snoring?

If you or your sleeping partner snore, chances are neither of you are getting a good night’s sleep. Even moderate snoring noise, 40 to 70 decibels, can be as loud as a vacuum cleaner running beside your bed. Causes and effects Snoring is caused by a partial obstruction of the airway. The blockage may be…

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Why does my jaw ache?

There are a number of possible causes of an aching jaw. Until the problem causing the pain is corrected, jaw ache can make it difficult to chew or drink. Severe jaw pain can even cause headaches and digestive problems. Is an aching jaw serious? Not all jaw ache is a symptom of a serious condition.…

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August Greetings!

Hello again everyone, Another month of winter buzzes past us and I’m reminded that Summer is only a short jump away. But for the moment I hope you are all keeping rugged up and enjoying your Netflix and red wine. I would like to personally thank everyone who contributed to our “Clothes for congo” drive,…

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How your dentist can fix bad breath

Having bad breath from time to time, such as after eating a meal with garlic or onions, isn’t a cause for concern. However, having an unpleasant breath on a regular basis could indicate that you have an oral health problem. In addition to using mouthwash and brushing your teeth twice a day, you should also…

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What to do about a dry mouth

What if my mouth always feels dry? If your mouth feels constantly dry, you may have a condition medically known as xerostomia, which occurs when saliva glands aren’t functioning properly. Not only can this result in the drying of oral tissues and tongue, but it also causes chapped lips and even problems speaking. Persistent dry…

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Greetings from SBD!

It seems like yesterday we were saying happy Xmas and New Years and already we find ourselves closer to Easter, 2019 is HAPPENING!! 2019 has brought some big changes for us here at SBD. We have a new Practice Manager Des, we’re super happy to have her on board and look forward to her expertise…

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