• July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Fissure Sealant

    The biting surfaces of children’s teeth can be protected using ‘sealants’. These make the tooth surface smoother and easier to clean, and stop decay starting in the difficult to clean areas. The teeth in the back of the mouth (molars and premolars) have numerous pits and fissures on their biting surfaces. Some areas of these…

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  • July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Tips for good oral hygiene

    Brush and floss your teeth. We will show you the best methods of brushing and flossing. These will remove the bacterial ‘plaque’ which forms constantly on your teeth and gums. When you eat or drink something sugary, the plaque turns the sugar into acid, which will cause tooth decay. Avoid snacking between meals. The frequency of acidic…

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  • July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    TMJ (TemporoMandibular Joint disorder)

    What is TMJ? TMJ affects the jaw joint and chewing muscles. Symptoms include jaw pain, ear ache, migraine and difficulty chewing. It is caused by strain on the jaw joint, for example from excessive nail biting, gum chewing, or misalignment of your teeth due to dental problems. How will a Somnowell appliance help? The Somnowell appliance is an…

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