Common Gum Diseases, Causes & How To Prevent Them

Common Gum Diseases, Causes & How To Prevent Them

Gum disease is a common occurrence in adults, with a prevalence of around 50% of adults above the age of 30, according to a recent study in the US. It is a condition where the gums become sore, swollen or infected as a natural body response to certain groups of...
Dental Practices Move Back to Level 2 Restrictions

Dental Practices Move Back to Level 2 Restrictions

With Level 2 restrictions, procedures that can be performed at Blackburn Family Dental Care include: examinations, cleaning with hand instruments, fillings, non-surgical extractions, orthodontics (clear aligners and braces), emergency dental treatment, root canal...
The Difference Between Getting Implants vs Dentures

The Difference Between Getting Implants vs Dentures

The use of dentures is not a recent modern dental practice. In fact, the first recorded set of dentures go as far back as 700 BC, when the Italians of the day, the Etruscans, made them out of animal or human teeth. These were not the sturdiest of dental treatments....
6 Important Things To Know Before Getting Dental Braces

6 Important Things To Know Before Getting Dental Braces

Crooked teeth can be a real aesthetic concern for some people. Regardless of how old you are or what condition your mouth is in, crooked teeth can affect someone’s confidence. Even if a patient has white teeth or great oral hygiene, a nice straight set of teeth may be...