Why Dental Sedation Will Put You Right at Ease

There’s no need to fear the dentist when there’s dental sedation at hand. Here’s what it is. Dentistry has come a long way in the last few decades. Modern procedures and techniques mean that practically everything you have done is relatively quick and painless, so you’re out of the dentist’s chair in no time and …

Nobel Biocare Implants and How They Could Benefit You

Restoring your teeth with Nobel Biocare is a superior solution — fortunately, you can get these top-level dental implants in Ireland. If you’re missing a tooth or teeth, like many people are, a permanent solution to your gap woes is dental implants, which fit into your jaw bone and last. They not only enhance the …

How Dental Veneers Can Give You a Celebrity Smile

Having amazing teeth can make you look fantastic, and now you can have a smile makeover in Ireland.  Here’s a secret we’ll let you in on: almost no one is born with perfect teeth. They may be perfectly healthy and in great shape, but they’re usually not all aesthetically aligned and the same length and …

Dental Care for Children: When to Start?

Good dental care for children begins the moment they’re born.  Every stage of a child’s development is important, including their teeth. But as milk teeth don’t often appear for quite some time, and then take a while to develop, you might wonder when is the best time to make an appointment with the dentist and …

Laser Teeth Whitening and How It Works

We all want whiter teeth, and a dazzling smile, and teeth whitening using laser light is a great way to get it. Teeth whitening is incredibly popular right now, as your teeth are one of the first things that people notice about you, and these days, many of us are doing all we can to …

What Are Wisdom Teeth Warning Signs?

There are a number of wisdom teeth warning signs to look out for so that you can take immediate action and help prevent a painful episode.  It’s believed wisdom teeth are something of an “evolutionary relic” from a time when our distant ancestors had much larger jaws and ate far rougher foods than we do, …

Common Causes and Solutions for Bad Breath

There are many causes of bad breath — here’s how to ensure yours is fresh and healthy. Bad breath can be really problematic because you might not know you have it — how to smell your own breath? — but others surely might and may be too polite to tell you. It can linger on …

Getting to the Root of Dental Fillings and How Long They Last

The question “how long do dental fillings last?” is often on the minds of patients getting one. We have some answers. Fillings have long been an essential part of dentistry, helping to save infected or damaged teeth that might otherwise be lost — and they’ve been around for hundreds of years. We don’t need to …

What to Do If You Have Severe Pain after Root Canal Treatment

Severe pain after root canal treatment can be a sign that all is not right. Root canals are an important dental treatment, as they save teeth that might otherwise have to be extracted due to infections that have entered through the roots and into the pulp chamber and put its health in peril. Although this …

Dental Implants: Can You Smoke After Getting Them?

Dental implants are designed to be tough and long-lasting, but certain things can interfere with their success. Dental implants are the ideal solution for failing teeth or those that have been extracted, either recently or a long time ago, and there’s a big gap left between your teeth. They’re strong, durable and use a number …

How Composite Bonding Can Repair Your Teeth and Give You Back a Great Smile

The restoration of damaged teeth is only a dental visit away, with composite bonding. Getting the perfect smile need not involve invasive procedures such as having crowns or veneers, where parts of your teeth are removed to make space for them, when you can have the minimally invasive and more affordable option of composite bonding. …

Whitening and Pregnancy: What to Expect

A new baby is on the way — but is a smile makeover with teeth whitening while pregnant also on the cards? Every woman wants to look her best, and especially during the most important times of her life — and that doesn’t only mean her wedding day but also when she’s pregnant and about …

Irish People Dying to Take a Bite out of Cosmetic Dentistry

Is cheap cosmetic dentistry driving demand for amazing teeth and incredible smile makeovers? We conducted a survey to find out people’s views. Cosmetic dentistry is on the rise all over Ireland. We see many people coming to our clinics wanting to improve their look and smile by having crowns or veneers fitted — and we …

Invisalign: How Effective Are These Clear Braces?

Millions of people have worn Invisalign braces, but are they a gimmick or effective at straightening teeth? Braces are essential for many dental patients, to help correct their teeth by adjusting them in the right way, but almost no one likes wearing them — or to be seen with the metal devices in their mouth. …

How to Maintain Good Oral Health

A healthy smile is a great asset and can help keep the rest of your body healthy too. But how can you maintain good oral health? Make the most of your smile and keep your mouth clean and healthy by following these simple steps. Neglecting your oral health can cause painful problems like decay and …

Dental Fillings, Crowns and Implants — How to Decide What’s Right for You

Puzzled by the types of dental fillings and other work you might have performed at your dentist? No need to be — we’ve extracted all you need to know. If you’re going to have some work done on your teeth, perhaps an extraction or a procedure to save a tooth (root canal) or something else, …

How Many Teeth Whitening Sessions Do You Need?

Want dazzling pearly whites but not sure what to do or how many teeth whitening sessions you need? We have the answers. Teeth whitening products and services are a great way to have incredible-looking teeth that shine and make you look amazing. It’s an easy and affordable way to restore your teeth to pristine condition …

How to Mentally Prepare for a Root Canal

Here, we present some tips on how you can mentally prepare for a root canal so that the treatment is as smooth, and comfortable, as possible. Probably no other dental procedure creates so much fear and anxiety in patients as the thought that they’re due to have root canal treatment to save a tooth that …

How to Relieve Wisdom Tooth Pain

Wisdom teeth can be a real pain, especially when they’re acting up. Here’s how to get some relief. Wisdom teeth are so-named because they’re the last set of teeth you get, erupting through the gums and at the back of the mouth in your late teens or early 20s. At least it’s hoped you might …

Dental Implants: The Pros and Cons

Dental implants are one of the best solutions for replacing a lost tooth, but are they right for you? Here’s everything you need to know about the pros and cons of dental implants. When you lose a tooth, everyday activities like eating, talking and even smiling can feel uncomfortable. Tooth loss can affect your mood …

Alternatives to Dental Implants You Can Consider

If you’re having trouble getting dental implants in Ireland, here’s what you can think about. Dental implants may be required if you have a lost tooth or teeth and you want to restore the space not only so that you look good but also for improved oral health and efficiency when eating — and allowing …

When Should You Bring Your Child to the Dentist?

Looking for a dentist for kids, but not sure when you should start bringing your child? Here’s what you need to know. Many new parents wonder when they should start bringing their children to the dentist — not because they possibly have dental problems at a very early age but to have regular checkups and …

Root Canal Treatment — How It’s Done

The best way to prepare for root canal treatment is to be fully informed beforehand. Are you scheduled to have root canal treatment and are wondering exactly what it is and how it’s done? It’s a fairly common procedure and one aimed at saving a tooth which otherwise might have to be extracted. Usually, it’s …

How to Stop a Child from Grinding Their Teeth

Taking your child to a kid-friendly dentist is one way to remedy teeth grinding. It’s called bruxism and you might not even know you’re doing it. It’s when people, young and old, grind their teeth and often when they’re sleeping. It might not even result in any problems unless it occurs regularly and then it …

What Are CEREC Veneers and How Long Do They Last?

A smile makeover in just a day is what CEREC veneers not only promise but deliver. Thanks to developments in dental technology, you no longer have to wait ages to have veneers and get that beaming smile you’ve always dreamed of. Now, you can have it all done in a day, and the results will …

Dental Implant Surgery: A Step-by-Step Guide

Dental implants don’t have to be a pain; here’s our guide to getting it right. Dental implants are a welcome relief for people who have suffered tooth loss and are perhaps wearing dentures or have bridgework that may be cumbersome and require a lot of looking after. Replacing missing teeth with artificial ones that are …

How Do I Calm Down before Going to The Dentist?

Going to the dentist need not be a nerve-wracking affair. There are simple things you can do to calm down and banish dental fears and anxiety forever. For us as dentists here at The James Clinic, it’s astounding that so many people are fearful of what we do — and having it done to them. …

Tips for When You’re Scared of the Dentist but Need to Go

You don’t have to be scared of the dentist when you need to go; here are some ways to overcome your dental anxiety. Good teeth are a vital part of our overall health and wellbeing, and even if you’re not all that inclined to visit the dentist regularly for checkups, or to have your teeth …

What to Do if You Have Dental Implant Problems Years Later

Dental implant problems can be alarming, but there are effective ways to remedy them. Dental implants are strong, sturdy and built to last, and many people never encounter a problem with them. These essential metal structures that are attached to the jaw and support artificial teeth have a high success rate, but on occasion, when …

How to Whiten Teeth: A Dentist’s Guide

If you want to know how to whiten teeth, you just have to take a bite out of our handy guide. Who doesn’t love a bright, cheery smile? It starts with great and brilliantly white teeth — the kind many of us long for but unfortunately don’t always achieve. And our diets often don’t help …

What to Do before Going to the Dentist for a Cleaning

If you’re scheduled to go to the dentist for a cleaning, there are some things you should know beforehand, and they’re right here for you to discover. Having your teeth cleaned at your dentist in Ireland is essential if you’re to have good oral health and make sure your teeth last and look great. Ideally, …

Dental Anxiety: How to Manage Your Fears

Many of us don’t like going to the dentist, but if you do need some dental anxiety management, you can ease those worries. How many of us are guilty of putting off that vital dental appointment until it’s just too late and the problem is all the worse? Lots of us. We’ve all had that …