I Don’t Want to Wear Braces!

If the only reason you’ve not asked your dentist about tooth straightening is because you think braces are unsightly, then please think again. It’s true that fixed metal braces are obvious to the eye and have to be worn sometimes for years; that there are some restrictions about what you eat, how you keep your […]

Are You Self-Conscious About Your Smile?

I realise I am lucky.  I am not at all nervous about smiling.  My smile is hugely confident, but it’s not all down to my lifetime habit of brushing at least twice a day and drinking lots of water. I do have a sweet tooth and a caffeine habit, but according to my dentist, I […]

A care guide for dental implants

For most people, dental implants are their second chance of a healthy, beautiful and functional smile.  However, just because you have replacement teeth doesn’t mean that you should take less care of them compared with your natural teeth.  At The Mall, we believe in educating our patients about the importance of implant aftercare before, during […]

Is it worth having my bottom teeth straightened?

Our top teeth are the ones people see the most of when we smile, but what about crooked bottom teeth? Well, if you can see that there has been some wear and tear on your bottom teeth and you’re finding it increasingly more awkward to keep them clean, it is probably time to consult your […]

The health benefits of having a clean mouth

As we age, the importance of having frequent dental appointments increases, even if you have a full set of dentures. Whether you have all of your original teeth or a full set of dentures, it is crucial to keep an eye on your oral health, which  includes your gums, cheeks, tongue, and jaw.  It is […]

Is your bite worse than your bark?

Your dental bite is so important, not only for the health of your mouth but also for other medical conditions.   Your bite is the way the upper and lower teeth meet.  If they don’t meet well, this is known as a malocclusion.  In the case of both children and adults, there are different types of […]

How soon can my child have orthodontic treatment?

Orthodontic treatment for children tackles issues with teeth alignment and incorrect bite, and prevents these from developing or worsening as permanent teeth grow. However, many parents wonder how early such treatment can begin. Orthodontists seek to minimise the complications which could arise in later life. There are two stages of early life treatment. Phase I […]