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Sleep Apnoea

I have Sleep Apnoea but, I do not want to try CPAP or I have tried it and it did not work for me – What are my options?

One of the fabulous things with Absolute Sleep is that we think beyond the limit of mandibular advancement splints, that is not the only tool …

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Sleep Apnoea

Do Mouth Guards bought from a Pharmacy stop Snoring?

The problem with the Boil and bite or the temporary appliance, whether it’s online or through a pharmacy, is that in fact it may give …

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Sleep Apnoea

Are there Dentists that specialise in Sleep Dentistry?

So, unfortunately, dental sleep medicine is the term we use to describe dentists who do not restrict their practice, but are particularly interested in treating …

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Sleep Apnoea

Can any Dentist make an Mandibular Advancement Splint for Sleep Apnoea?

Another common question we get is, can any dentists make one of these mandibular advancement splints? It’s a twofold question. In fact, it’s a difficult …

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Sleep Apnoea

Why see a Dentist to treat Snoring or Sleep Apnoea?

Interestingly, most people don’t realise that dentists know anything about sleep apnea and in fact, many don’t. However, in our practice we do. So most …

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General Dental

Are Crowns good value for money?

So crowns would be the next topic that we should look at. Crowns a very interesting crown to a fantastic tool in our box. So …

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General Dental

Should we replace old Metal Fillings?

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General Dental

What options are there to Metal Fillings?

What alternatives are there to metal fillings, we would call them amalgam fillings, but basically the silvery black things that were put in all through …

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General Dental

Why do we need X-Rays?

X-rays in the dental world are used for various reasons, our largest X-ray is used to see whether wisdom teeth are placed and for a …

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General Dental

Can Pregnancy effect your Dental Health?

Pregnancy can affect the gums more commonly than the teeth themselves, and this is through the process of what we call hormonal gingivitis, so it …

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Where can you get a Retainer?

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Are Retainers Effective?

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General Dental

Why do you need a Root Canal?

People need root canals for various reasons, one can be trauma, so if the patient has knocked their tooth, sometimes the nerve does die because …

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General Dental

Does everyone need their Wisdom Teeth removed?

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General Dental

When do Wisdom Teeth become Problematic?

Wisdom teeth can become a problem for patients when they’re either erupting or when the gum above the wisdom tooth has become a little bit …

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General Dental

Why do you get Bad Breath?

Bad breath is commonly caused by bacteria in the mouth. So this bacteria can either be between the teeth or at the back of the …

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Cosmetic Dentistry

What are my Teeth Replacement Options?

There are two types of teeth replacement options, one being fixed and one being removable, so the most common one for removal would be in …

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General Dental

What is the best toothbrush to buy?

We recommend an electric toothbrush with a soft head on it, because less damage can be done to the teeth and the gums. If patients …

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General Dental

Why do gums bleed?

Gums bleed as a result of a disease called gingivitis. It’s a side effect of the inflammation of the gum. Patients have probably heard of …

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Sleep Apnoea

Is your Snoring bothering you? Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Mandibular Advancement Splints

MediTalkPodcast · Is your snoring bothering you? Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Mandibular Advancement Splints Podcast Transcript The medical information communicated in this podcast is of …

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General Dental

Root Canal Or Implant?

A new debate has arisen with the increased longevity of implants. Are patients better off trying to save their natural teeth through root canal treatment …

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Braces vs Invisalign

Invisalign is a really nice option for when the required movement of the teeth isn’t too major and it’s more for an aesthetic result that …

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Cosmetic Dentistry

What are the options for Teeth Whitening?

Video Transcript There are two main options for professional teeth whitening. One is to have custom moulds taken of the teeth and a custom tray …

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General Dental

Do you suffer from bleeding gums?

Bleeding from the mouth can be the result of gum disease otherwise known as gingivitis or from a wound eg. an ulcer. It isn’t normal …

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General Dental

What is Plaque or Calculus?

Plaque is a white film of bateria that can form on our teeth and gum line. A more common word for calculus is tartar. Tartar …

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General Dental

Should you mouthwash or mouth rinse?

Mouthwashes and mouth rinses are viewed as adjunctive at home treatments and they should definitely not take the place of properly cleaning your teeth. Walking …

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