Dentistry News & Updates from 4th Avenue Dental Clinic

The 14 Best & Worst Foods For Your Teeth

We all like a sweet treat or a snack, and that's fine..in moderation. Being mindful, and regular cleaning after ingesting the worst offenders, will help fight off tooth decay. And try out some healthy alternatives too. They can be surprisingly tasty and satisfying. Even if you are a choc or chip lover. Keep an eye...
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Is Cosmetic Dentistry For You?

From simple teeth whitening to orthodontics, modern dentistry offers many solutions to stained, broken or misaligned teeth and also gums. Even subtle changes or repairs to teeth can make a big difference to the look of your teeth and smile. Here is a summary of procedures classed as artistic or cosmetic dentistry.

Tooth Whitening

The simplest...
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Pain Sensitivity in Teeth: Do Redheads feel more pain?

According to some recent, and well publicised research, redheads may have genes which can cause increased pain sensitivity. As well as finding the common anaesthetics used by dentists less effective.

Do you avoid going to the dentist due to pain sensitivity?

If these factors are true then this would explain why redheads are apparently more than twice...
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Start Dental Care early with Babies and Children

If you have young children you will know that teaching them brush and creating a dental care routine for their teeth isn’t always easy! However, it’s important to start teaching our children how to care for their teeth at a young age. As soon as they start cutting teeth, you should be getting them to open...
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