Cost of dental care
Dental care can be expensive and patients must often pay for it themselves. This article explains the different ways in which to pay for dental care.
Trusted information on how to take care of your teeth.
Tooth brushing stops plaque build-up and prevents cavities. Find out how to brush, floss and wash your teeth and mouth to keep them healthy.
Tooth decay occurs when a cavity develops in your tooth. It can affect people of all ages. However, tooth decay can be prevented as well as treated.
A tooth abscess develops when the root of the tooth becomes infected. Find out how to prevent a tooth abscess and when to see a dentist.
Dental fillings are an early treatment to fill a hole or cavity in your tooth. Various materials can be used as fillings. Learn more here.
Root canal treatment
A root canal treatment can save an infected or damaged tooth. Here’s what’s involved and a list of signs and symptoms indicating it may be needed.
Dental braces and retainers
Dental braces and retainers are designed to improve appearance or correct your bite or jaw function. Learn about the benefits, risks and how much they cost.
Guide to dental procedures
Your dentist may recommend you have a dental procedure if you have pain, infection, an injury or disease in your teeth or gums. Learn more here.
How your baby's teeth develop
Baby teeth start to come through the gums at about 6 months and have usually all appeared by 2 to 3 years of age. Learn how to care for baby teeth.