How do I know if my wisdom teeth are coming through?
Some people will feel some pressure or pain at the back of their last teeth for some time before their wisdom teeth come through. Other people will feel nothing at all. It is a good idea to ask your d…
Should I get my wisdom teeth out before I have braces?
If you are planning to have braces to straighten your teeth, any impacted wisdom teeth may get in the way and make straightening your other teeth more difficult. In these cases, they should be removed…
I am pregnant and about to travel, can I still get travel vaccines?
Some vaccines are safe to have during pregnancy whereas others are not. If you are pregnant and planning on travelling, it is a good idea to see your doctor for advice.
What is the recovery time for rhinoplasty?
How quickly you recover from your rhinoplasty depends on the individual and the extent of the alterations being performed. Swelling and bruising can last for several weeks after surgery. Strenuous act…
Can I still breastfeed after a caesarean section?
Yes, it is possible to breastfeed after a caesarean section. You will be encouraged to breastfeed by your obstetrician as your breast milk is the best source of nutrients for your baby at this time.
Should I see my doctor before I travel?
It is a good idea to see your doctor before you travel, so they can give you advice about travel vaccines and medications you may need, depending on where you are travelling. If you have a medical con…
What are the risks involved with teeth whitening?
Risks involved with teeth whitening include tooth sensitivity and chemical burns to your gums.
What is teeth whitening?
Teeth whitening is the application of whitening products to the teeth. Usually this involves chemicals called hydrogen or carbamide peroxide. Results are usually better if you discuss whitening with y…
What is root canal treatment?
Root canal treatment, also called endodontic treatment, is a dental procedure used to save an infected or badly decayed tooth. It is a common procedure that has been used for decades to save teeth tha…
Who performs circumcisions?
Circumcision is performed globally by medical professionals. In some cultures, traditional practitioners also perform circumcisions.
Are there limitations to the amount of breast augmentation that can be performed?
The amount of breast augmentation that can be performed depends on your current breast anatomy, skin thickness and body size.