Monthly Archives: December 2010

10 Causes of Stained Teeth

The most common cause of staining of teeth

  1. Tea / Coffee Stains
  2. Smoking ( Nicotine)
  3. Tarter
  4. Spices and Herbs
  5. Fluorosis
  6. Dead teeth
  7. Tetracycline (antibiotic )
  8. Decay
  9. Dark Fillings
  10. Malformation during Development

Symptoms Of Gum Disease – You Need to Know

Its is important to recognise the symtoms of gum disease early as ignoring them means problemswill worson with time. Bone supporting your teeth may become irreveribly become lost. Teeth may loosen. Untreated gum disease is associated with heart problems

Here are the main symptoms

  • Bleeding gums and discharge around teeth.
  • Bad breath.
  • bad taste.
  • loose teeth or teeth falling out.
  • Food getting stuck around teeth due to increased spaces in the gums.
  • Sensitive teeth.
Loosening Teeth Gum Disease

Gum disease results in teeth moving around with increased gaps and loosness

Its best to get your teeth checked our dentists will provide you with a free assessment when you attend for a routine visit.