Finally, a dental surgery that says – ‘Walk ins are welcome’ – Even on a Saturday

You never can tell just when you might eat popcorn that results in a broken filling or a rouge ball in softball might knock out a tooth on a Saturday...


Dental filling or dental crown – Are they really that different?

Fillings and crowns are both highly effective dental procedures that can fill a cavity or repair a cracked tooth. However a tooth filling or crown can be recommended for different...


What is Sleep Apnoea and how can my dentist help?

Snoring partner keeping you awake? A quick jab in the ribs no longer silencing them and letting you both get a better night sleep? Snoring can be a symptom of...


Top 5 ways you can keep your teeth healthy

We all know that prevention is better than a cure, but what does it mean to keep your teeth healthy? Preventive dentistry is how to care for your teeth to...


When should I start bringing my child to the dentist?

  Our children should start visiting the dentist before they even have a full set of teeth! It seems a little odd considering they have little teeth; however our teeth...


Bad Breath – What Causes It & How Can You Fix It?

At some point in our lives, we can all suffer from bad breath. Bad breath – which is known in the medical world as “halitosis” – is an unfortunate yet...


Can Chewing Gum Really Improve Your Oral Health?

Chewing gum on a regular basis has been proven to benefit your teeth and your overall oral health. But what do you really need to know about chewing gum? The...


Taking Care of Your Oral Health While Pregnant

Congratulations – you’re having a baby! Pregnancy can be an exciting time, but it also means you need to give your teeth, mouth and gums a little extra attention in...


How Important Is Mouthwash?

We all know that flossing and brushing twice a day is essential for keeping your teeth clean and healthy. But what about mouthwash? Should it be a necessary part of...


Common Tooth Brushing Mistakes You Should Avoid!

Brushing your teeth is great for keeping your mouth clean, fresh and healthy. But here at Somerset Dental Care, we hear about lots of tooth brushing mistakes and mishaps that...