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  • What should I know about tooth whitening?

    What should I know about tooth whitening?

    Not for every-tooth! Tooth whitening is a popular and readily available cosmetic procedure that is relatively non-invasive. Treatment choices range from take-home kits to speed whitening in the dental chair - or even in shopping malls. With all the various ads and promotions, you would be forgiven for thinking that all whitening products guarantee aRead more →
  • Tooth structure – amazing design for function

    Tooth structure – amazing design for function

    Specialised tools Teeth play a major role in speech as well as eating, and there is a lot more to them than what you can see in a smile! Four different types of tissue make up in the structure of teeth: enamel, dentine, cementum and the pulp. Tooth enamel  Enamel is the hardest tissue inRead more →
  • Teeth are always on the move: how and why?

    Teeth are always on the move: how and why?

    Why do teeth move? Wolff’s law, coined in the 1800’s by German surgeon Julius Wolff, observes that bones adapt (change shape) according to forces acting upon them. And though teeth are not bone, they do sit within bone, and are subject to an array of forces.  Normal forces that move teeth From lips and tongue:Read more →