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?
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?
Toothache is one of the most common reasons to see an emergency dentist. It can occur due to a multitude of reasons, vary in intensity and duration. Everyone reacts differently to painkillers for dental pain. There are a few over the counter painkillers which are readily available. Ibuprofen this can really help with toothache as … Continue reading Toothaches & Painkillers