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What Causes Loose Teeth?

27th July 2018

By far the most common cause of loose teeth is gum disease. This can be characterised by loss of bone around the teeth. This usually occurs over a prolonged period but the bone loss can be acute, severe and occur over a much shorter period. For more information about gum disease please visit our gum disease…

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Types of Dental Bridges

19th July 2018

Dental Bridges involve using the tooth/teeth next to a gap in order to replace the lost tooth. There are various types of designs of dental bridgework that can be placed. A resin bonded bridge is the least destructive of all the designs and involves minimal removal of tooth structure. They can be used to replace…

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Damon Clear Braces

13th July 2018

Virtually invisible, Damon Clear has clear advantages over traditional braces and aligners. Damon Clear is part of the innovative Damon System, which combines tieless braces with high technology archwires that are clinically proven to move teeth fast and comfortably with truly spectacular smile and facial results. With Damon Clear, people may not even realise you’re…

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Bleeding Gums: What Does It Mean?

29th June 2018

Bleeding gums are usually a sign that your gums are swollen and inflamed due to the presence of bacterial plaque. This is also known as gingivitis. If you are suffering from the symptoms of gingivitis this is a good reason to visit your dental practice. The presence of bacteria can lead, in some individuals, to…

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Why Do Teeth Discolour?

22nd June 2018

There are multiple causes of discolouration in teeth. These can be subdivided into extrinsic (caused by an external agent) or intrinsic (caused by internal discolouration within the tooth). Extrinsic discolouration can often be easily removed from teeth. It is caused by smoking, tea, coffee, red wine, certain mouth rinses etc. This kind of discolouration can easily…

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Are You A Nervous Dental Patient?

14th June 2018

Both Glafcos and Klaudia Tombolis have years of experience working as general dentists. They are great communicators and will listen, understand and empathise with your dental concerns. There are many people who have had a bad dental experience as a child and have a fear of dentists as a result. We have treated many people…

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What’s In A Kiss?

8th June 2018

A kiss can exchange up to 80 million bacteria. The mouth contains a mixture of both good and bad bacteria, and those ‘bad’ bacteria include the ones that cause cavities and gum disease. Kissing someone who has gum disease or cavity-causing bacteria can cause someone who previously had a low concentration of ‘bad’ bacteria to…

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Get Help for Toothache!

1st June 2018

Toothache has many different causes, effects people in different ways and there is a wide spectrum in severity of tooth pain. Toothache can be caused by receding gums, dental decay, cracked teeth, an abscess caused by infection associated with the tooth or gums, inflammation of the gum around the wisdom tooth, food trapping and countless…

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Ethicare Dental Visit to the Nursery

16th May 2018

Dr. Klaudia Tombolis had an amazing time the other day at one of the nurseries we visited down the road. We were able to meet the young children and speak to them more about how important it is to brush your teeth every day. Many children participated and told us how many times a day…

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Sugar and Tooth Decay

10th May 2018

Sugar is a major contributor to tooth decay. As well as being wary of candy and other overtly-sweet foods, check the sugar content of everything from ketchup to yogurt. Don’t forget your allowance is 90g a day, and that includes hidden sugar in foods like fruit and vegetables. 

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