Do You Know What Lives in Your Mouth?

Posted on : 02-11-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health

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It may sound bizarre, but it is the fact that your mouth is home to a number of microscopic creatures. You can’t see them, feel them or taste them, yet your mouth hosts groups of microorganisms. About 650 species of bacteria reside in this “microbiome”. Most of these tiny oral creatures do us no harm, […]

Causes of White Tongue

Posted on : 09-10-2013 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health

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The tongue appears white or pale yellow and coated when the surface is colonised by bacteria or fungi, and dead cells become trapped between the small nodules on the tongue.A coated tongue is not a disease and is not usually a sign of anything serious. It’s usually only temporary.

Bad Breath and Braces

Posted on : 26-09-2013 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentist and Dentistry, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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People of all ages have braces the most common group of individuals are teenagers. Having braces is bad enough, but a lot of times kids will experience bad breath along with them! Not only can kids get teased about issues like this, it can be confusing to continually have to battle this issue.

Tooth Decay – How it Happens and How to Avoid it

Posted on : 12-05-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Preventive Dentistry

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Tooth Decay is the process of destruction of tooth structure. Tooth Decay is caused by the plaque. Plaque is a sticky material that forms on the surface of teeth. Plaque can cause damage when it combines with sugars or starches, provided by food or drinks. This combination produces acids, which destroy enamel layer on teeth.