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Opal Dental Blog

At Opal Dental, we want to help you protect your oral health. That’s why our talented team of dentists has created their very own blog. In addition to the latest news about our practice, you’ll benefit from free advice on taking care of your oral health. From everyday guides through to specialist areas such as wisdom teeth, we cover it all. And for those of you who are seeking cosmetic work, we feature the latest news on services such as anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers.

Taking away the anxiety about root canal work

If there’s one procedure that most people dread, it’s root canal work. But there’s no need to feel daunted when you’re in the hands of a good dentist. In this post, we explain how to deal with root canal anxiety and what to expect from the procedure. What is root canal work? A root canal procedure […]

What are my options for missing teeth?

If you have gaps in your smile, you may be wondering how to replace missing teeth. There are several options for missing teeth, which means there’s a solution for everyone! We discuss what’s on offer in our post. Dentures Dentures are one of the most affordable solutions for missing teeth and are suitable for most people. […]

Nervous of the dentist? Read our tips to help you beat your fear

Being nervous of the dentist is more common than you think — and it’s nothing to be ashamed of. While some people have a specific dental phobia, others may suffer from general anxiety, which makes events like medical appointments challenging for them. If you’re affected by these issues, read on. We offer our tips on how […]

Can I straighten my teeth as an adult?

If you’re unhappy with your smile, then know that it’s never too late to do something about it. Adults of all ages are opting for teeth straightening to restore both their smile and their confidence. In this post, we’re going to explain how to straighten teeth as an adult and why it could make a […]

How can I keep my gums healthy?

Did you know that keeping your gums healthy is just as important as looking after your teeth? We’ll explain why in this post and give you some tips on how to keep your gums healthy for all-around great oral hygiene. Why are healthy gums important? Keeping your gums healthy means your teeth and mouth are […]

Teeth whitening: what you need to know

If you long for a brighter smile but don’t know where to start, take a look at our guide to teeth whitening. We answer all your questions about the best teeth whitening so you can take the first steps to that dazzling smile you’ve always wanted! Who’s a good candidate for teeth whitening? Just about […]

When should my child start seeing a dentist?

A child’s first time at the dentist is an important milestone in their development, but when should you schedule their first visit? Read on for the answer, as well as lots of other useful tips to keep your child’s teeth and mouth in great condition…for life! It’s never too early! The quick answer to when […]

How to Deal With Stained Teeth

Did you know that healthy-looking white teeth can boost your social confidence? It’s true; a bright smile can enhance your self-image and make you more attractive in social and professional settings. On the other hand, many people with discoloured teeth tend to hide their smiles, making them appear unapproachable or shy. Luckily, you don’t have […]

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