Got a Tooth Emergency?

Got a Tooth Emergency? We aim to see all emergency patients as soon as possible. At Ascot Dental we understand how debilitating a toothache can be.   Possible Causes? Tooth decay Abscess of the tooth or gum Cracked tooth or filling Receding gums Incorrect use of tooth whitening Inadequate cleaning Grinding or clenching Impacted wisdom teeth Trauma   Remember to avoid an unexpected toothache visit your dentist. This greatly reduces the inconvenience, cost and pain

Q & A With Dr Andrew Cane

When did you start working at Ascot Dental?   I bought the practice in December 2014. The previous owner (now retired) approached me earlier that year when he was looking to sell his practice. The practice has been caring for generations of families in Ascot and surroundingĀ  suburbs for over 50 years. We aim to provide a personal service allowing people to make informed choices about their dental health.     How long have you

How do I prevent bad breath?

Help! I have bad breath   Halitosis is the medical term for bad breath. So what are the causes? How do I know if I have bad breath? What can I do to prevent it? Read on to find out some interesting facts on bad breath. 95% of us have suffered bad breath at some time in ourĀ lives and 1 in 4 adults suffer from it on a regular basis . . . . .

Healthy Lunchboxes, Healthy Teeth

It’s back to school time… so what does your lunchbox look like when your Dad’s a dentist?   Ascot Dental has the answer and encourages all patient’s, young and old to pack a nutritious and delicious lunch not just for a healthy body and mind – but to also maintain optimal health for your teeth and gums.         Healthy lunches can be fun when you combine exciting foods that are all natural

Teeth vs food & drink

What causes tooth decay? When we eat and drink, the bacteria in plaque use the sugars in food to make acid. Some food and drinks, such as soft drinks and fruit rollups, are already acidic. This acid makes holes in the teeth.   Tooth friendly food and drink examples Eggs Meat and fish Plain milk Water Tea Cheese Whole meal breads, pasta & rice Whole meal crackers Nuts Porridge   Tooth enemy examples   X