Author Archives: Samantha Keywood

16 Oct
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Diet and my teeth

By: Samantha Keywood – Categories: – October 16, 2017

Why is a healthy diet important for my oral health? Every time you eat or drink anything sugary, your teeth are under acid attack for up to one hour. This is because the sugar will reactwith the bacteria in plaque ( the sticky coating on your teeth ) and ... Continue Reading

03 Oct
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Gum Disease

By: Samantha Keywood – Categories: – October 3, 2017

 What is gum disease? Gum disease is an infection of the tissues and bones that surround and support the teeth. It is also called periodontal disease.   There are two types of gum disease: Gingivitis (say “jin-juh-VY-tus”) is gum disease ... Continue Reading

26 Sep
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Root canal treatment

By: Samantha Keywood – Categories: – September 26, 2017

      ROOT CANAL WHAT IS ROOT CANAL? A root canal is a dental procedure involving the removal of the soft center of the tooth, the pulp. The pulp is made up of nerves, connective tissue, and blood vessels that help the tooth grow. In th ... Continue Reading

22 Sep
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Single- tooth Dental implants

By: Samantha Keywood – Categories: – September 22, 2017

  Almost everyone will lose at least one adult tooth by the time they are a senior. Many might think that this is only a cosmetic issue, but failing to replace a missing or extracted tooth can result in a myriad of other issues. For patients who have ... Continue Reading