Common Oral Health Issues Among the Elderly Tofu, porridge, boiled fish and green bean soup - Ah Ma doesn't just prefer to eat soft foods like these because of how they taste or how healthy they are. It is actually common for seniors to find it painful to bite on hard,
How You Can Brighten Your Smile with Whiter Teeth From home whitening kits to dental clinics in the neighbourhood, how do we know if we are making the right choice without risking damage to the enamel of our teeth? Here’s what dental practitioner Dr Sandra Chan from NTUC Health Denticare says.
Oral Health: Adults Information Oral Health Regular and correct hygiene habits are essential to health. With age and disease, there may be a decrease in manual dexterity making it more difficult to practice these habits. Older adults may need to use electric toothbrushes and other special brushes to clean between teeth. People with arthritis
Oral Health: Teens Common Problems Crooked Teeth Your smile is one of the most important reflections of your individual personality. Better looking teeth can restore self-confidence and improve overall well-being. Unfortunately many people who, because of crooked teeth or misaligned jaws, feel unattractive and suppress the natural urge to smile. Apart from
Oral Health: Children Oral Hygiene Regular brushing helps remove the sticky film of bacteria, called plaque. If not cleaned thoroughly the bacteria in plaque can break down tooth enamel, which can cause cavities and gum disease. As your child gets older, they might want to brush their own teeth. It is important that you
Oral Surgery: Pre- and Post-Surgery Care Pre Surgery Depending on your medical/dental condition and your level of anxiety/comfort level, oral surgery can be done under local anaesthesia, sedation or general anaesthesia. Before undergoing surgery, please note: Effect of anaesthesia varies from one patient to another, depending on the patient’s medical condition and metabolism Expect
New patients - what to expect during your first visit Your Dental Appointment Make an appointment prior to your visit via our E-Appointment page or call our appointment hotline (+65 6336 6222). We suggest that you arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time for registration. Please bring along your identification card or passport to
Oral Health: Infants and Toddlers Your child depends on you for healthy baby teeth. These teeth are important as healthy teeth look good, help your child eat well and are important for speech. They also help retain space for the eruption of the permanent teeth which helps prevent crowding. The baby or milk teeth