How does pregnancy affect my oral health?

Yes, pregnancy does affect your oral health. Sweet food cravings or morning sickness will increase the chance of tooth decay and acid-attack damage to your teeth. The pregnancy hormones allow plaque on your teeth to do more damage. The gums can become more swollen, more red and can bleed more easily (“pregnancy gingivitis”). You can […]

What can I do about my bad breath?

We are sympathetic that bad breath (“halitosis”) can be embarrassing and can put a strain on relationships. The main cause of bad breath is bacteria in the mouth, especially on the back of your tongue. These bacteria produce intense bad odours from foods and drinks (mostly from protein like meat, cheese and eggs). Bacteria can […]