The Gnashing of Teeth

Most parents enjoy peering in on their peaceful little ones at night when they’re sleeping; they appear almost angelic – so quiet, so serene. Dentist holding a custom mouth guard Custom mouth guards, worn to bed, can help prevent teeth grinding. And then, the silence is broken by the gnashing and grinding of teeth, back and forth, back and forth – that awful sound, the crunching and cracking – it’s…

Keep Your Teeth Safe

Shin guards? Check. Shoulder pads? Check. Helmet? Check. Cleats? Check. Mouth guard? Just a second – it must be around here somewhere! Does your child play on any type of athletic team? Well, if the sport just happens to be football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, soccer, lacrosse, ice hockey, field hockey, rugby or even gymnastics – a mouth guard should be a standard piece if equipment! “Awww, Mom – Do I…

Paediatric Patient Education

We understand the importance of teaching your child good dental health care. To help build strong routines and healthy smiles, we’re dedicated to educating you and your children in as many ways as possible. Children’s teeth, including baby teeth, are prone to many of the same conditions that adult teeth are, such as tooth decay, cavities, and discoloration. That’s why it’s important to start your child on a healthy path…

Crowning Baby Teeth

Whether we like it or not, tooth decay attacks children’s teeth too for any number of reasons. Primary teeth that become decayed can affect the permanent teeth beneath them. Decay in a baby tooth can spread to the permanent tooth as well. It’s important that you arrange for your child to be seen at PK Dental Centre every six months from the time he or she reaches the age of…

Space Maintainer

Leaving Space for New Teeth You may have heard mention of a space maintainer used in paediatric dentistry, but what is it and what does it do? Reserved parking sign with tooth A space maintainer reserves space for a permanent tooth to grow in. Sometimes, a child’s tooth is so badly decayed that there is really no way to save it. When this occurs and the tooth needs to be…

Consult an Orthodontist

Time to Consult an Orthodontist? How do you know when it’s time to consult an orthodontist? Which one should you choose? Are braces always required? And the big question – how much will all this cost? Boy with braces squinting through joke glasses Today’s braces have come a long way! These are the questions that perplex many parents when the topic of orthodontics comes up or they start seeing other…

Paediatric Dental Services

If you have children, you most likely are aware of the importance of early detection and treatment of any type of dental condition. PK Dental Centre, and the Academy of Paediatric Dentistry, recommends that your child visit the dentist by his or her first birthday. In fact, the earlier that we begin to see your child the more comfortable he or she will feel when they visit our office. We’re…

Your Child’s First Dental Visit

It’s the BIG DAY! Your child’s first dental visit! If you’re like most parents, you’re probably wondering how your child will react. Will he or she be scared? Cry? Cooperate because you’re there? Is there anything you can do to prepare your child and yourself? When you schedule your child’s first visit by calling PK Dental Centre, we’ll be able to walk you through the suggestions we offer to parents…

Paediatric Dentistry – Overview

If you have children, you most likely are aware of the importance of early detection and treatment of any type of dental condition. In fact, the earlier that we begin to see your child, the more comfortable he or she will feel when they visit our office. Cute young child eating a snack Your child’s first dental appointment should take place right around their first birthday. The first dental appointment…

Your Pregnancy and Dental Health

Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Whether this is your first or fourth baby, the emotions you feel are usually the same – elation, fear, joy, disbelief, apprehension, bliss. There are plenty of concerns along with the realization that you’re now living your life for two and you may need to change a few habits because of the ways in which they might affect your unborn child. Pregnany woman holding her abdomen Eating…

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Stop All That Grinding!!

Maybe you live with a spouse or a child who grinds their teeth while sleeping, and now you just view this as “normal.” While it may seem “normal” to you because you’ve gotten used to hearing all that grinding, it’s really not “normal” and it can cause a lot of harm to the teeth and jaws of the grinder. Mouth guard and case A night guard can protect you from…

Caution: Bleeding Gums

You simply can not ignore bleeding gums! They may be a sign of gingivitis, a gum disease which, if left untreated, can cause serious problems, pain and money! In fact, more people lose their teeth due to gum disease than from tooth decay! So if your gums are bleeding, you need to seek prompt treatment by calling PK Dental Centre at (08) 9345 1233 to schedule an immediate appointment. What…

What’s Dry Mouth All About?

Having a dry mouth every so often is no reason to be concerned. But when it is chronic (a condition known as xerostomia), you need to call our office so we can get to the bottom of its cause. The Bottom Line – Causes of Dry Mouth Woman drinking from a water bottle Dry mouth can be a sign of a serious condition! We all know that feeling of dry…

What Exactly is TMJ?

What is the Temporomandibular Joint? The temporomandibular joint is located on each side of the jaw, right in front of your ear. This joint, which moves whenever you chew, yawn, talk, open your mouth or even swallow, is the most complex joint in your body! Its ability to function correctly is based upon the integrated action of muscles, ligaments, nerves, discs, and the joints themselves. Diagnosing TMJ May Require More…

Don’t Ignore Dental Pain

You’re eating a bowl of ice cream and, all of a sudden, you feel a shooting pain in one of your teeth. Ouch! Or maybe you’re experiencing a sharp, throbbing pain that just won’t go away. This could signal dental decay in one of your teeth or maybe even an exposed tooth root. So, what do you do in these types of situations? Unless you love pain, call our office…

Calling All Cowards

Every member of the staff here at PK Dental Centre has been specially trained to be friendly, approachable, gentle, kind and caring. And if there’s one thing that we can assure you – it’s that we don’t bite! Woman hiding her face We do everything possible to alleviate your fear. Make no bones about it – we stay current on the latest trends and techniques in dentistry – especially those…

How Many Teeth?

Teeth play a very important role – they help us to chew our food and form words. You probably don’t think about how valuable they are on a daily basis, but you’d surely know if all of a sudden they were gone! Those Cute Little Baby Teeth! Primary teethPrimary teeth, or baby teeth as they’re commonly called, generally begin to come in when a baby is about six months of…