Monthly Archives: December 2015

What to Avoid if you Have Sensitive Teeth

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Knowing what to avoid if you have sensitive teeth (clinically known as dentine hypersensitivity) is one of the best ways to avoiding oral pain and discomfort.

Sensitive teeth are a common occurrence, affecting a large number of people at some point in their lives. The symptoms can come and go, but there are many things you can do to prevent or ease the pain and avoid further corrosion.

Grinding Your Teeth

Most people grind their teeth in their sleep, often waking with a headache, earache and a sore jaw. Another knock-on effect of grinding teeth is wearing down the teeth and their enamel, which leads to increased risk of sensitivity.

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Interview with Dentist who Fixed Shane MacGowan’s Teeth

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It’s the fairytale of Shane MacGowan’s teeth! The singer is famous for the terrible condition of his teeth, which became ravaged and almost non-existent after decades of rock and roll excess coupled with an extreme lack of dental care.

During the last week of of November, MacGowan attended an after-party, where he was pictured with a completely new set of teeth, including a decorative gold front tooth.

The change is remarkable, but the real hero of the story has to be the dental surgeon Darragh Mulrooney, who carried out the nine-hour dental implant procedure assisted by an expert team.

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