Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Gum disease and pregnancy – how to look after your teeth during pregnancy

February 10, 2017 / Posted By admin

It is not uncommon for some women to develop sore and swollen gums that could also bleed, during pregnancy. It is essential to keep a close eye on your oral health during pregnancy, as you are more susceptible to developing gum disease. What causes raised susceptibility to gum disease in pregnancy? Increased symptoms of gum disease in pregnancy are caused by hormonal changes which render your gums more sensitive to plaque which in turn, lead to bleeding and inflammation.   What can my dentist do for me? Dental care is free during your pregnancy and the following year after your due date. Regular check-ups will help keep track of your oral and dental health during your pregnancy.   How can I look after my gums and teeth ... Read more »

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Look your best in 2017 with teeth whitening

February 10, 2017 / Posted By admin

Teeth whitening has become an increasingly popular procedure, restoring many patients’ confidence and dental health. Tooth whitening is not a one-time procedure if you want to maintain your new healthy-looking teeth, but the first treatment will certainly put you on the path to a better smile, ‘resetting’ the quality of your smile. Why would I need teeth whitening? - You have stained or discoloured teeth. - Tackle the accumulation of plaque and tartar deposits. - Look your best for a special event such as a wedding. - Have more youthful-looking teeth. -Reverse years of staining and yellowing. -Benefit from a custom process. What is involved in the process? You will be invited to attend an initial consultation with one of our qualified cosmetic dentists here at Boyne. You will ... Read more »

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My Dental Anxiety Story

February 1, 2017 / Posted By admin

An opportunity arose for me to take a role as a General Manager in a dental practice. A practice that’s on top of its game and expanding into other areas both geographically and clinically. Whilst I was excited about the opportunity one thing held me back from accepting immediately. I was dentist and needle Phobic! Truly I was, and with reason. I had had a horrific experience with a root canal in 2001 that had left me scarred. I discussed this new career option with family, who all stared blankly at me before grinning, then laughing. There was no way I was going to take this role was their considered opinion. Was it this reaction that led me to taking it, or the challenge of the role itself? Well ... Read more »

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