Category - Dental Treatment

Discover some of the dental dangers university students face.

The many risks to NZ university...

There's no denying that university is an expensive time for many young New Zealand adults. What with tuition fees, rent and other course-related costs, necessitates like dental care tend to take a back seat.

Dental veneers keep your smile looking fresh - but you still have to care for them!

How to look after your porcelain veneers

Do you have, or are you considering, porcelain veneers? This cosmetic option provides a great alternative to whitening and even covers up cracks or chips. However, just like your real teeth, your veneers must be maintained. Here are our tips...

Do you know the difference between a dentist and dental hygienist ? Find out today!

Demystifying dentistry: All about the...

Dentistry is a complex industry, made up of many different health care professionals. From dentists to orthodontists, oral surgeons to dental hygienists, it's important patients understand the ins and outs of each role so they know exactly who...

Are you aware that osteoporosis can impact your oral health?

Could osteoporosis be complicating your oral...

Oral health is inextricably linked to the wellbeing of the rest of our bodies. When we become sick or develop any kind of medical complication, it's possible that our oral health will be impacted in some way. The same applies when osteoporosis...

Let's take a look at some dental history to discover what's up with wisdom teeth.

Wisdom teeth through the ages

Wisdom teeth are the cause of a lot of pain for many Kiwis in their late teens or early twenties. They serve no necessary function to modern humans, so why do we have them? Read on to find out why we grow wisdom teeth, why they're redundant and...

What can you do if your child is scared of the dentist?

What to do if your child has dental anxiety

Everyone is scared of something. Whether it be clowns, snakes or heights, it can be frightening trying to overcome these fears. But what happens if your child is living with dental anxiety? How can you help them to get over this fear and...