Black Spot on Tooth

black spot on tooth

There are several causes for a tooth having a black spot and its origin depends on whether the damage is external or internal. Unfortunately, no matter the reason, a black spot will need professional care to correct.

External damage is the better of the two scenarios as these causes are easier to treat and the tooth itself isn’t compromised. A common cause of a black spot is the staining of the tooth enamel from substances like coffee, tobacco, or medications. … Read more

Canker Sore Prevention

canker sore prevention

Canker sores are non-contagious though painful ulcers that form either at the base of gums or on the soft tissue within the mouth. Since researchers increasingly suspect that canker sores are caused by a complex interaction between multiple factors, it logically follows that canker sore prevention should entail a similarly multi-factorial approach.  It’s no longer new that a trip to the dentist is the main way to prevent oral disease. But sometimes,  a canker sore prevention takes more than just … Read more

Dental care after tooth extraction

care after tooth extraction

A tooth extraction refers to a procedure of removing a tooth from its socket. Like most other procedure, tooth extraction is not free of possible complications, so it’s extremely important for a patient to know proper tooth extraction aftercare in order to minimalize the chance of infection and to promote faster healing.

The very first thing you should do after leaving the dental office is making sure you’re still biting on a gauze pad given and placed by your dentist … Read more

Periodontal Maintenance vs Regular Cleaning

periodontal maintenance vs regular cleaning

Have you ever gone for a dental cleaning? Do you know what happens? It’s very easy to confuse that all dental cleaning is the same. The primary purpose of dental cleaning focuses on the plaque removal, enhanced oral health and prevention of tooth problems and gum diseases. A gum disease may vary and if you’re looking for gum treatment you can visit Toothsome’s Periodontal clinic in Sydney.

Deferent dental cleaning needs will require different processes depending on the advice … Read more

Children’s Dentistry

children's dentistry

Oral hygiene for children is important since they have sensitive and a unique dental need that should be taken care of to ensure that they enjoy healthy dental care in the future. There are a number of dentists who have specialized in children’s oral treatment. It is very important to ensure that your kids visit a dental clinic on a regular basis.

Teeth need care and attention at each age but as at a tender age, teeth are more vulnerable … Read more

Can an Abscessed Tooth Be Pulled?

can an abscessed tooth be pulled

“Can an Abscessed Tooth Be Pulled?” this is a frequent question. Well, a tooth abscess refers to a severe dental infection that occurs when the dental pulp dies because of some injury or decomposition. The dead pulp promotes bacterial growth, causes the infection to spread to the dental root, and leads to pain and swelling of the gums. The Dapto dentists team has experience and understand these concerns and offer pain-relief and suggest sedation dentistry options to help make our … Read more