Informative information about dental health and how it may affect you.

What is Dry Mouth?

Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia is a condition which causes a parched or dry feeling in your mouth, which also can cause bad breath, a dry throat and cracked lips. This is when your mouth does not produce enough saliva to help moisten and clean your mouth from bacteria. Dry mouth often happens when […]

How to Take Care of Your Teeth as the Weather Gets Colder

With the cold winter weather on its way it is important to know that dropping temperatures, and dry freezing winds can increase your risk for dental problems. You may find that your joints and muscles in your jaw are tight, you get cold/canker sores, chapped lips, dry mouth, and your teeth feel more sensitive. This […]

A beautiful smile for Christmas!

Have you been thinking about improving your smile for Christmas photos and parties, or to start your New Year’s off with a confident smile? You could treat yourself by booking yourself into the Mellow Family Dental Care for a dental cleaning, followed by an in office, or a take-home Pola Light whitening treatment so that […]

Happy Halloween from Mellow Family Dental Care

Halloween is right around the corner which means a stockpile bag of free candy for both kids and adults. When all the excitement of costumes and candy die down do not forget that your teeth may need a little extra attention. Its ok to eat candy on Halloween, but it is important to have a […]

What is the difference between dental bridges and dental implants?

 What are dental bridges?  Dental bridges or “Permanent partial dentures” are a type of fixed dental appliances that literally “bridges” the gap left by missing teeth. They are used to replace one or more missing teeth. Because they are permanently attached to the teeth on either side of the gap, unlike dentures, they can only […]

Dental Care & Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a very exciting time and is a lot to do to prepare for your new arrival. Having good dental habits are an important part of that preparation. Here are some tips that you can use to maintain good oral health during pregnancy: 🦷Tell your dentist if you are pregnant 🦷Tell your dentist the […]

Why is it that women smile more often than men? 

According to research, the average woman smiles approximately 62 times per day, while the average man only smiles about 8 times per day. Why is it that women smile more often than men?    The Reasons   There are several reasons for this gender discrepancy, but one of the most important is muscle mechanics.  The Brain […]

Acidic drinks and food and it’s effect on your teeth

Who doesn’t love orange juice for breakfast or refreshing lemonade on a hot day? Don’t worry we aren’t saying it will cause immediate tooth loss, however if you do enjoy acidic drinks or foods, over time you are more likely to have enamel erosion on your teeth. Here are some tips to help fight the […]


Have you ever been brushing your teeth or looking at your reflection and noticed a large bump on your gums? What is it? What causes this problem? How can your dentist treat the issue? Are there ways to get rid of the boil at home? WHAT CAUSES BUMPS ON GUMS? Bumps or boils on gums […]