All you need to know about your gum health.

All you need to know about your gum health.

By Dr. Billy Ashaba Resident Dental Surgeon Neptune Dental Clinic   Healthy gums usually have a healthy pink (grey-black in some individuals) colour with a stippled outer orange peel like appearance, are firm and do not easily bleed during gentle routine tooth...
What causes tooth decay?

What causes tooth decay?

By Dr.Jacqueline Nambatya Dental Surgeon Neptune Dental Clinic   The excruciating pain of a toothache at 2:00am in the morning and the sleepless night that follows combine to form a situation no one would like to find themselves in. While there are other causes...
Is Dental treatment really that Painful?

Is Dental treatment really that Painful?

By Dr. Billy Ashaba Resident Dental Surgeon Neptune Dental Clinic   It is no secret that most people (either overtly or secretly) dread that visit to the dentist. In recent years, popular culture has depicted the dental visit as a horrible and very painful...
The Sedation Option

The Sedation Option

By Dr. Samantha Kachwinya (BDS) Dental Surgeon Neptune Dental Clinic Every dentist has faced the dilemma of treating a very anxious and uncooperative child. It is equally frustrating for the parent especially where gentle persuasion seems to have failed. A typical 4...
Pregnancy and Dental Health

Pregnancy and Dental Health

By Dr. Billy Ashaba. Resident Dental Surgeon, Neptune Dental Clinic.   Dental health is particularly important during pregnancy because there are certain oral conditions that are directly related to pregnancy. Changes in hormones during pregnancy cause gingivitis...