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  • 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 →
  • Electric or manual, does it matter for a toothbrush?

    Electric or manual, does it matter for a toothbrush?

    Electric toothbrush or manual for best results? Brushing technique is more important than whether you use a manual or electric toothbrush. It is possible to clean better with a manual brush used well than an electric one used poorly. Your dentist or hygienist can tell how well you are cleaning your teeth – and most importantly,Read more →
  • Dental Tourism: what to consider before you fly

    Dental Tourism: what to consider before you fly

    What's a 'dental tourist'? Dental tourism, also known as dental travel, describes the growing practice of ‘saving up’ dental work and getting it done during an overseas holiday. While some consider ‘dental’ and ‘holiday’ definitely don’t belong together, it is driven by considerably cheaper prices on offer. All well and good, so long as allRead more →