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Why is my tooth cracked and do I have to get it pulled out?

Cracked tooth syndrome is painful and unpredictable. Cracked tooth syndrome is a diagnosis your dentist may use to describe a tooth which has a specific set of signs and symptoms indicating it is cracked. The teeth most commonly affected are molars or premolars (the back teeth). However, it may affect any tooth. What are the […]

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Tooth enamel defects: the good, the bad and the ugly

Enamel is the hard outer layer of the tooth. It is the hardest substance in the human body – harder than bone. As enamel forms, it can be very sensitive to any disturbances or disorders during pregnancy or infancy. Enamel defects can form during the early stages of tooth development, affecting the baby teeth or […]

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Crowns and bridges – do you know the facts?

Have you been recommended a crown or bridge? If so, it is worth reading up about these two dental treatments. In this blog, I cover the basics and the facts. Crowns and bridges: what they are, what they are used for, the preparation involved, how to look after them and any possible complications. Like any […]

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What is the point of fissure sealants if they just fall out?

  Your time is limited. In between sports training, tutoring and drop-offs and pick-ups there is very little time for extra activities. This especially applies to health appointments. You simply do not have time for problems such as fissure sealants that fall out. I have created this blog in response to a lot of parents […]

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Want lit breath? Check out these 4 expert tips

Bad breath is not pretty. Picture yourself in downward dog taking a deep breath out. Or getting cuddly with your significant other. The last thing you need is a breath complex. Did you know? One of the top causes of bad breath is gum disease? More than 700 different types of bacteria live in the […]

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International women’s day is for women who slay

International Women’s Day – this is one day each year where we celebrate all things related to being a woman. At Riverstone Family Dental we have donated to WAGGGS (The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts) and are holding our very own event: Why am I making such a deal out of this […]

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How to help your child if they are being bullied in school

Watching your child being bullied is horrific. As a parent, your child’s suffering is your own and you would do anything to put a stop to it. But how? Read this blog to discover more. This topic is important because some kids get bullied because of the appearance of their teeth. At Riverstone Family Dental, […]

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How do I know if my child is teething?

Your baby is drooling. Is this just a cuteness overload or is your little bub teething? Maybe they have other symptoms as well. But how do you really know if your child is teething? Read on to find out more. If you need a dentist great with tiny tots, be sure to book in a […]

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Why do we get earaches, headaches and toothaches on a plane?

When was your last plane ride? You may have needed to travel for business, a family holiday or for leisure. In this day and age, everything is faster and the last thing you need are toothaches. Flying to destinations is therefore becoming more and more favoured over other modes of transport. Whether for work or […]

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So you want veneers. Do you know all your options?

Options! We all love those. But with options comes decisions. And making decisions is anything but simple. So how about I simplify the veneers decision for you? I’ll give you some background information, pros and cons, and you can walk away from this blog and make an informed decision. Remember, if you would like me […]

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