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Brushing up on dental hygiene

Gum disease is a condition caused by bacteria and food debris that build up on teeth and form a sticky film known as plaque.

5 eating habits for healthier teeth

Our teeth play an essential part in processing the food we eat and it is essential that we take good care of them. The following tips will help you protect those pearly whites.

Gum disease can be prevented

Gum diseases can be prevented by regularly removing dental plaque by brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing.

7 common oral health issues

Oral health issues can be a sign of bigger health problems. Here are a few of the most commonly encountered oral health issues.

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Dr Imraan Hoosen qualified from the Medical University of South Africa in 1997. Together with his partner, Dr Hoosen now runs a group of dental practices around Johannesburg (Lesedi Private Hospital, Highlands North Medical Centre , Brenthurst Clinic, Parklane Clinic, Simmonds Street Medical and Dental Centre, Soni Medical Centre- Newclare). Dr Hoosen can be contacted on 011 933 4096.

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