Baby and Toddlers Dental Health Part 2

Following on from Part 1 of Baby And Toddler’s Dental Health Post When should my child start visiting the dentist? Dentistry is not just about teeth. The dentist checks your gums, lips, cheeks and the inside of your mouth at every dental check-up. Your baby...
Baby and Toddlers Dental Health Part 1

Baby and Toddlers Dental Health Part 1

How to Brush Your Baby Or Toddler’s Teeth? In this part 1 of 3 article series, we will look at tips for caring young child’s teeth. Babies – Cleaning your babies teeth is extremely important. Even before your baby’s first tooth appears it is important to...
Polypharmacy and Oral Health

Polypharmacy and Oral Health

Oral Care Clayton – As we get older the need for medical care increases and therefore the use of several medications at a time may be necessary. We call this polypharmacy, this can include prescription, over the counter and complementary medicines. Whilst taking...

Care of Partial Dentures

A partial denture is made to replace one or multiple teeth missing on either the upper or lower jaws. A partial denture is usually held in by clasps that are secured to nearby natural healthy teeth. Partial dentures are usually made of either acrylic, metal (cobalt...

Care of Immediate Dentures

An immediate denture is a denture created to be inserted on the same day/appointment the tooth/ teeth are removed. The denture is fitted straight away which allows the patient to avoid a time period without teeth. Once the denture is completed the tooth/teeth will be...

Care of Full Dentures

A full denture is a removable prosthesis made when all your natural teeth are missing either on the upper jaw, lower jaw or both. A full denture is supported by the surrounding soft and hard tissues of the mouth. Full dentures are made of an acrylic material. Below...