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Our 4-in-1 Super Spring teeth whitening special!

Our 4-in-1 Super Spring teeth whitening special!

Posted in Latest News / Teeth whitening

It is time to dust off all the build up winter stains to reveal a radiant & gorgeous smile! A white smile will work magic for your  confidence and can shave years off to reveal the new younger you. Teeth whitening is the first step in any esthetic or cosmetic dental procedure as this will...


I brush my teeth with Dental Sugar

I brush my teeth with Dental Sugar

Posted in Latest News

What! Can you really brush your teeth with sugar? Dental sugar or xylitol is the new buzz word in tooth decay prevention and if you haven't tried it yet, you might be missing out on a big tool in our fight against tooth decay. Tooth decay and xylitolTooth decay happens when tooth enamel starts...


Metal Free Dentistry

Metal Free Dentistry

It was a great photo. You were caught in the middle of a "full-on" laugh. Then you noticed the old, silver, amalgam fillings and realized that your entire dental history is on display! No need to be self-conscious any longer. There is a simple and attractive solution to the problem. The...


Official website launch!

Official website launch!

Posted in Latest News / Newsletters

  April newsletter Hi Everyone! I hope you all had a great Easter and enjoyed some quality family time with lots of fun and laughter!  Easter is always special and this year...


The magic of longer teeth

The magic of longer teeth

One of the first things that are noticeable on an aging smile is usually the shorter front teeth. As we age, our front teeth usually wear down due to normal biting, grinding and wear from the opposing jaw. During a normal day our teeth usually touch 2000 times against the opposing teeth and...


The Sequence to a perfect Smile!

The Sequence to a perfect Smile!

You want that perfect new smile and you want it yesterday! Porcelain veneers, teeth whitening, bonding, crowns… where do you start? A beautiful smile consists of many ingredients including colour, gums, shape  and obviously your  teeth. 'Doctor I just want a straight, white and good looking...


ZOOM your Valentine!

ZOOM your Valentine!

Posted in Latest News / Teeth whitening

The search is over for that unique Valentine's gift! We have done all the thinking for you and are literally giving white smiles away this month. Say 'I love you' this valentines day with a SMILE  she'll never forget.With our teeth whitening special everyone can now have that white smile they...


Super Saturdays - we are open

Super Saturdays - we are open

Posted in Latest News

Saturdays Are More ConvenientFor many years we often had patients asking us to consider extending our working hours to Saturdays. We have finally listened and are now officially open on Saturdays from 09h00 - 12h30.Saturdays are for many people the only day of the week when they can take off...


My front filling looks false

My front filling looks false

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry / Composite Bonding

            Composite Bonding or resin fillings are great to repair chipps on front teeth or even to change to whole shade or shape of your existing teeth.The secret to an undetecting restoration is an excellant colour match and this requires experience and skill from the dentist.Single...


Walking Bleach

Walking Bleach

Posted in Teeth whitening

Why Is Only My Front Tooth Dark?When the nerve inside your tooth becomes non-vital(dead) the tooth often undergoes a colour change. This is very noticeable when the tooth is a front tooth. Normal teeth whitening applied from the outside(as in tray whitening) will not have a noticeable effect....


I cannot open my mouth properly after my dental injection!

I cannot open my mouth properly after my dental injection!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / pain control

This is called DENTAL TRISMUS or Lock-jaw and although various reasons exists for the condition the most common dentalcauses are normally after lower dental injection or dental extraction. This leads to the limitation of jaw opening and pain after dental injection, especially in the lower jaw....


Bridge vs Implant

Bridge vs Implant

Before dental implants were available dental bridges were the only fixed option you had when losing a tooth. Other options like dentures were all removable options and are still available today, but usually serve as a more temporary solution. Please note that having a dental bridge does not...


Dental Implants:  The procedure (video)

Dental Implants: The procedure (video)

This video byconsult-PRO explains everything about how dental implants work! Must see if you are missing a tooth....


Toxic Sugar

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Is Sugar Toxic & Causing Metabolic Syndrome?

Is Sugar Toxic & Causing Metabolic Syndrome?

Posted in Dentist Cape Town

What do obese people and normal weight people have in common these days? The answer in short: Normal weight and obese people are exposed to the same toxin (sugar) that cause metabolic disease. As per “The New Zealand Herald” Dr Robert Lustig says that 40% of the normal weight population have...


CROWNS: Full Porcelain or Metal-Porcelain?

CROWNS: Full Porcelain or Metal-Porcelain?

I recently received the following question from an overseas patient:My husband is concerned about the new "one visit" crowns. He had one done and it broke and then had to be replaced with the old fashioned kind that takes longer. He is adamant that I shouldn't get the new ones because of...


HELP! My 2 year old refuses to have her teeth brushed…

HELP! My 2 year old refuses to have her teeth brushed…

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Kids / Oral Hygiene

Brushing your toddler’s teeth can definitely be a challenging task that most parents would rather avoid. I’m suremost of usunderstand the importance of Oral Hygiene and a daily brushing routinebut what if your 2-year-old JUST REFUSES to have her teeth brushed and this...


*Summer Teeth Whitening Special*

*Summer Teeth Whitening Special*

Posted in Dentist Cape Town

. Please ask for a 15 minute booking with Dr. Burger for a Teeth Whitening Consultation. Contact us at (021) 557-3427 for more information...


When life throws you lemons….watch this

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Anxiety in the Dentist’s Chair…

Anxiety in the Dentist’s Chair…

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Sedation Dentistry

If you’re afraid of going to the dentist, you should know that there are ways to quell dental anxiety and make your dental care experience a lot more tolerable. . By Krisha McCoy, MS Medically reviewed by Christine Wilmsen Craig, MD . Not many people really like going to the dentist. But for...


Always good to learn something new!

Always good to learn something new!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town

Surprise your friends and family by learning all these interesting facts. © . In 1938, Time Magazine chose Adolf Hitler for man of the year. Twelve people have walked on the moon. Other than the Earth, the moon is the only other known natural astrological object ever walked on. Scientists...


10 Tips to Cure Bad Breath

10 Tips to Cure Bad Breath

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath / Cavities / Oral Hygiene

Whether it’s a fleeting case of morning breath or a lingering bout with halitosis, everyone has bad breath sometimes. Unfortunately, for as easy as it is to get bad breath, getting rid of it can be a lot more complicated. For some, employing a toothbrush, floss and mouthwash more frequently...


50 Life Secrets and Tips

50 Life Secrets and Tips

Posted in Dentist Cape Town

1. Memorize something everyday. Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options. . 2. Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions....


Looking forward to a sunny weekend in Cape Town

Looking forward to a sunny weekend in Cape Town

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

An end to another week, and summer is definitely here. What are you doing this weekend? SPORT Irish injury woes up ante for Boks by Gavin Rich 09 November 2012, 07:52 As the buildup week to Saturday's test against Ireland at Aviva Stadium has drawn on, so the more convinced the Springboks...


How Dental Bonding Can Alter the Look and Feel of Your Teeth?

How Dental Bonding Can Alter the Look and Feel of Your Teeth?

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Cosmetic Dentistry

Dental bonding can be an economical solution for stained, broken, or chipped teeth and other minor cosmetic dentistry issues. . By Jan Sheehan Medically reviewed by Niya Jones, MD, MPH . Have a chipped, broken, or stained tooth? Dental bonding can make it look like new again without causing...


Top 51 Places To Visit Until You Die!

Top 51 Places To Visit Until You Die!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town

Mount Roraima – Venezuela Antelope Canyon, USA Mount Emei Scenic Area: Leshan Giant Buddha, China Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Tannourine, Lebanon Carrera Lake, Buenos Aires The Wave, Arizona The Great Wall of China Crystal Mosque (Masjid Kristal) : Kuala Terengganu,...


A Guide To Flossing Your Teeth

A Guide To Flossing Your Teeth

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath / Oral Hygiene

Cleaning the spaces between your teeth and along your gums with dental floss is as important to your oral health as cleaning your teeth with a toothbrush. Just like you brush your teeth every day, flossing should be part of your daily routine. . To better understand why flossing is so...


Delicious Recipes for Summer

Delicious Recipes for Summer

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet and Health

A ménage of delicious flavours, this recipe may not be a quickie, but the dressing is well worth the effort! Get your Greens, Summer Salad: Serves 4 . Salad ingredients: 4 cups of baby romaine 2 handfuls of pea shoots, chop off the ends 2 large leaves of Kale, chopped into bite sized pieces...


Beyond Teeth: What’s Inside Your Mouth

Beyond Teeth: What’s Inside Your Mouth

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath / Oral Hygiene

Good oral health goes beyond brushing and flossing. Find out more about the inside of your mouth and the role its various structures play in speech and digestion. By Connie Brichford, Medically reviewed by Niya Jones, MD, MPH . Your mouth is made up of more than just teeth, so good oral...


Quote for the day…

Quote for the day…

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