Children's Sports and Dental Injuries

Children's Sports and Dental Injuries

  • Do Your Dentures Irritate the Underside of Your Tongue?

    Have you ever had a piece of food stuck to the underside of your tongue? This can feel extremely annoying, even when the piece of food in question is soft and small. Imagine having the constant feeling that something is prodding at the underside of your tongue. This annoyance can be fairly common if you wear dentures, but it's not something that you should have to live with. It can result in a tongue that feels sore and tired, and it might have something to do with how well your lower dentures fit.

  • Teeth Giving Your Trouble? 4 Signs You May Need A Root Canal

    A root canal is a specialised dental treatment undertaken by professional dentists to repair and save badly damaged or infected teeth. Your tooth pulp or nerves can get damaged for a multitude of reasons –– from poor oral hygiene to decaying teeth. A root canal is then performed to remove this decaying pulp by cleaning and sealing the pulp chamber. Here are some common signs for professional dentists to undertake root canals.

  • 2 Myths about Tooth Whitening Procedures You Need to Unlearn

    Tooth whitening procedures are used to remove or hide discolouration and staining on teeth that occurs for various reasons. Tooth whitening is one of the most common dental procedures, and it can be accomplished in many different ways. Some treatments like fitting veneers are permanent, while others such as bleaching must be repeated periodically to achieve incremental whiteness or maintain the colour achieved following treatment. However, there are also some myths surrounding these teeth whitening procedures, and these can lead you to make the wrong choices when considering tooth whitening.

  • 4 Signs of Toothpaste Allergy

    Toothpaste contains a lot more than fluoride. While it is not widely known, some ingredients may trigger an allergic reaction. It is often flavourings which are added to toothpaste such as mint, menthol or cinnamon which trigger allergic reactions rather than compounds which clean the teeth. Below is a brief guide to the signs of symptoms of toothpaste allergy which will help you to identify if you are suffering from the problem.

  • 5 Tips for Keeping Your Teeth Clean

    Everyone wants that famous Hollywood smile; perfect white teeth help to radiate confidence. However, for many of us the excess cash required for top level dentistry and crowns just isn't an option. Yet with these 5 simple tips you can avoid costly trips to the dentist and at the very least enjoy healthy teeth and gums.  1. Brush Well, Brush Regularly Brushing your teeth is the first step towards a healthy smile.

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    Children's Sports and Dental Injuries

    As a mum, I know how essential sport can be to children's development. Through team sports like soccer, kids learn persistence, sportsmanship and the value of supporting their team members. However, all that learning carries some risk as well, and a stray elbow or a ball to the face can result in oral injuries. I have been the mum rushing to the emergency room with a precious permanent tooth sitting in a cup of milk. Admittedly, at the time, I wasn't even sure if the cup of milk was the right solution. As a parent, you will face those situations, and I'm here to make sure you know what to do when they pop up. With this blog, let's explore children's dentistry and sports injuries together... I want you to have the info you need to stay cool, calm and collected, regardless of how many teeth are on the pitch.