• July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Fluoride Treatment

    Fluoride helps teeth resist decay. Normally your toothpaste will contain fluoride which is enough for most people. Sometimes more fluoride can be helpful in the fight against decay, especially if you have medical problems, or poor oral hygiene. If your dentist thinks added fluoride could be useful, they may recommend one of the following: wearing…

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  • July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Fissure Sealant

    The biting surfaces of children’s teeth can be protected using ‘sealants’. These make the tooth surface smoother and easier to clean, and stop decay starting in the difficult to clean areas. The teeth in the back of the mouth (molars and premolars) have numerous pits and fissures on their biting surfaces. Some areas of these…

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  • July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Tips for good oral hygiene

    Brush and floss your teeth. We will show you the best methods of brushing and flossing. These will remove the bacterial ‘plaque’ which forms constantly on your teeth and gums. When you eat or drink something sugary, the plaque turns the sugar into acid, which will cause tooth decay. Avoid snacking between meals. The frequency of acidic…

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