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Eight Tips for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Common oral diseases like tooth decay and gum disease are preventable with proper dental care. Follow these easy tips to help keep your teeth and gums healthy. Brush regularly but gently, using a soft-bristled toothbrush. Brushing too vigorously can damage your teeth and gums. Use fluoride toothpaste to help protect your teeth against tooth decay. […] Read more

Jul, 06, 2021

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Gargle Your Way through Winter, Salt Water and Your Dental Health

Using a salt water rinse to gargle with can be an effective way to help relieve mouth pain and winter sore throats. It is cheap and effective, and it is a safe alternative to using a medicated mouthwash. To make, add about half a teaspoon of salt to 250 mL of warm water, thoroughly mixing […] Read more

Jul, 06, 2021

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Dental Health Week, Keep Your Smile for Life

It will soon be Dental Health Week here in Australia as this event runs from the 2nd to the 8th of August. It is the Australian Dental Association’s major promotional campaign where dentists everywhere aim to educate patients about the importance of looking after their oral health. The theme for 2021 is keeping your smile […] Read more

Jul, 06, 2021

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Winter Tips for a Sensitive Mouth

As temperatures drop, it can affect your dental health. Knowing how winter can affect your oral health can help you avoid many of these problems. Canker Sores Canker sores or mouth ulcers can flare up during winter, especially if you like to eat a lot of spicy and acidic food. If you develop a canker […] Read more

Jun, 05, 2021

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Four Unusual Teeth Problems You May Not Have Heard of

As your child grows up, we keep a close eye on the development of their teeth and jaws. The following conditions are rare but treatable. Hypodontia and Anodontia Hypodontia is where several teeth don’t develop. Anodontia is where some or all the teeth fail to form. It can affect baby teeth but is more commonly […] Read more

Jun, 05, 2021

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Why Do My Teeth Hurt When I Have a Cold?

When you have a cold is not uncommon to have tooth pain or gum pain, and most of the time, it’s nothing to worry about. Here are two of the most common reasons why you may have painful teeth during a cold. Sinus Pressure When you have a cold, your sinus cavities just above your […] Read more

Jun, 05, 2021

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Why We Might Recommend Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a good option if you have slight imperfections in teeth; for example, a tooth is cracked or chipped or discoloured. The process is very straightforward as we apply a tooth-coloured composite resin to the tooth, using a shade that blends in with your natural teeth. Dental bonding is very cost-effective compared with […] Read more

May, 16, 2021

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Artificial Sweeteners and Your Oral Health

Most people know that sugar is bad for their teeth, but it’s the bacteria in your mouth that feed on sugar and cause the damage. As bacteria consume sugar, they produce acid that attacks the tooth enamel, weakening it and eventually causing cavities. Many people are trying to cut down on their sugar consumption and […] Read more

May, 16, 2021

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How Eating Disorders Affect Your Oral Health

When someone has an eating disorder, their teeth are repeatedly exposed to strong stomach acid, causing acid erosion. Often it affects the inner surfaces of teeth initially, wearing away tooth enamel and causing dental problems like tooth sensitivity and, eventually, cavities. How We Can Help You Coping with an eating disorder can be hard enough, […] Read more

May, 16, 2021

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Little Teeth Truths: Back to School Oral Health Tips for Parents

Is your child’s dental health ready for back-to-school? When a child has a healthy mouth, it can improve their concentration and ability to learn at school. In contrast, untreated dental problems can be painful, and treatment may involve time off school. We’ve listed a few oral health tips to make sure your child is ready […] Read more

Apr, 19, 2021

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