Why do sweet foods cause my teeth to be sensitive?

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We often have patients attending the 24 hour emergency dental service complaining of sensitivity to sweet foods and drinks. This can occur due to a variety of reasons, but primarily it is due to exposed dentine. Let’s have a quick look at the anatomy of a tooth. The tooth comprises of a hard layer of … Continue reading Why do sweet foods cause my teeth to be sensitive?

Can I smoke after a tooth extraction?

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One of the most common reasons we see patients vising us in dental emergency clinics is due to smoking related infections after a dental extraction. Smoking is a really difficult addiction to break, if tobacco was be classed as a drug today it would probably be illegal. Smoking after a dental extraction is really asking … Continue reading Can I smoke after a tooth extraction?