20/20 Dental Practice Blog

Ronel Van Der Spuy

Ronel Van Der Spuy is the Practice Manager of 20/20 Dental Practice.

Recent Posts

Can a gap in my teeth be fixed with a Dental Bridge?

What are the benefits of Dental Bridges?

  • A dental bridge can strengthen your damaged tooth and improve your smile by replacing your missing teeth.
  • If you have teeth missing you put more strain on your other teeth when eating.
  • Your teeth next to the missing tooth can lean into the gap and this changes the way your teeth bite together. The imbalance can cause jaw problems. (TMJ disorders)
  • Restores your ability to chew and speak properly.
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Is my electric toothbrush damaging my teeth?

Using an electric toothbrush is blamed for bleeding gums, eroded enamel and even fillings falling out.

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How to stop bleeding after a tooth extraction?


Bleeding will only stop if pressure is applied for long enough.

How to care for tooth extraction? 

  • Bite firmly on the cotton roll that has been placed where the tooth was removed. Keep biting firmly on the cotton roll or gauze for at least 20 minutes to help stop the bleeding.


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Why do I suffer from bad breath?

Halitosis simply means bad breath, a problem that many people experience at one time or another. It is estimated that 40% of us suffers from chronic halitosis at some time.

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Three easy steps to improve your dental care in 2016.


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How to get rid of toothache?


If you have toothache for more than one or two days, visit your dentist as soon as possible to have

it treated. The longer you leave it, the worse it will get.

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How does teeth whitening work?

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Why do I have yellow teeth?

Everyday life can leave us with dull stained teeth.
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Your Child's Dental Health Depends On You!

In 2013-14 46500 children were admitted to hospital for dental caries, mostly children between 5 and 9 years of age. Dental decay is preventable.

Poor oral health leads to infection, toothache and difficulty in eating, speaking and sleeping.

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How to choose you Newbury Dentist.

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