Categories for Dental Care


Are You at High Risk of Decay?

Thursday, 19 October 2023
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It’s no secret that you may be more susceptible to developing cavities in your teeth if you don’t brush and floss your teeth daily. Many people don’t know that there are other factors that can bring trouble to your mouth. Risk of Decay Here are a few factors to consider that can lead to more decay. Genetics Did you know that not every mouth is created equal? Each one of us has a different kind and combination of bacteria in...

Medical History

Why Dentists Update Your Medical History

Thursday, 27 July 2023
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Many people roll their eyes or sigh when asked to update their medical history form every year. We know that it can seem tedious to have to fill out a medical update form when visiting the dentist or answer the same medical questions at the start of a hygiene appointment, but we wouldn’t ask for this information if it wasn’t important. In a nutshell, your medical history determines what dental treatment can be done, and the way in which it...

Tooth Sensitivity

Tips To Reduce Tooth Sensitivity!

Tuesday, 13 June 2023
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Reduce Tooth Sensitivity: The start of winter is here and for some people, the lower temperatures cause aches and pains everywhere in the body. For others, the cold morning air can cause sensitive teeth to zing. Reduce Tooth Sensitivity Here are a few tips and tricks to reduce tooth sensitivity: Reduce your intake of acidic foods and drinks. Fizzy drinks, vinaigrettes, citrus fruits and drinks will all increase your sensitivity. Use a straw to drink cold drinks. If you have...

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry can Involve a Range of Treatments

Thursday, 11 May 2023
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Cosmetic dentistry is a type of dental care that focuses on improving the appearance of teeth and gums. Cosmetic dentistry can involve a range of treatments, including teeth whitening, bonding, veneers, crowns, bridges, and braces. It can also include reshaping existing teeth and gums, as well as replacing missing teeth. Cosmetic Dentistry Consultation The most important part in the process of improving aesthetics is to have a comprehensive consultation with your dentist. During this appointment you should advise your dentist...



Tuesday, 21 March 2023
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Being Overdue: We usually suggest you return every 6 months for a hygiene, so if it has been longer than this, it might take more than one session to complete your cleaning. We pride ourselves on being very gentle and thorough, and patients with sensitive teeth appreciate us taking the time to do things properly and gently. Once you are all caught up to date, usually one visit will be enough to complete your cleaning so long as you maintain...


Happy Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, 14 February 2023
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Tips to keep you and your Valentine smiling this year! Remember to keep up your water intake. Lack of hydration can decrease the quality and quantity of saliva which often leads to a higher rate of decay and bad breath. Be dentally smart when giving sweet treats. Dark chocolate contains less sugar than white and milk chocolate. Get any outstanding treatment completed – active decay and gum inflammation don’t smell or look very romantic if left to fester for a...

deep cleaning


Monday, 6 February 2023
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What is deep cleaning? You may have heard people say that they’ve had an appointment for a “deep cleaning” and wondered what it is and how it’s different to having a regular scale and clean at the dentist. Some clinics use the term “deep cleaning” to describe the treatment for periodontal disease or gum disease. We prefer to call it “Periodontal Debridement” or “Periodontal Treatment” here at Grandis Dental. As you can see in the diagram above, the gum on...

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Dental Health

Tuesday, 24 January 2023
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  Resolutions for Your Dental Health 1.Brush twice a day with the correct equipment Toothbrushing twice a day will clean approximately 60% of the surfaces of the teeth. Be sure to use either a soft manual toothbrush or a rotary electric toothbrush twice every day for good dental health. The plaque and food debris that you are brushing off is very soft so can easily be brushed off with soft bristles. A medium or hard toothbrush is too firm and...


Do I Have to Floss?

Monday, 17 October 2022
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Is it Essential to Floss? The short answer is NO. There are plenty of options besides floss for cleaning between your teeth if flossing is difficult. Even the healthiest diet will result in plaque and plaque acids being deposited on your teeth. To prevent gum problems and dental decay, all of the plaque needs to be removed regularly. Toothbrushing twice a day will clean approximately 60% of the surfaces of the teeth. The remaining 40% of surfaces of the teeth...



Thursday, 6 October 2022
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Preparing for Halloween Here are some hints to get you and your loved ones through Halloween season. Limit snacking to a restricted time limit. Even eating very healthy snacks will leave plaque acid on the teeth. Tooth enamel that has frequent exposure to plaque acid without time to be buffered by saliva leaves this tooth enamel prone to decay. Limit the intake of treats to a certain time in the morning and afternoon. Make sure you have healthy treats available....