Having whiter teeth is considered a highly desirable feature. As it helps to enhance the appearance of a smile and is also a sign of good oral hygiene. While having white teeth free of any yellowing or discolouration is something that is desirable. It can be hard to maintain, particularly as we age. Aside from […]
Cleaning Between Teeth – Interdental Cleaning
Maintaining your oral health requires more than simply brushing your teeth. Did you know that brushing only cleans 60% of the surfaces of the teeth? Interdental cleaning is vital if you want to clean your teeth completely and minimise the chance of dental plaque build up and bad breath. Cleaning in between your teeth helps […]
Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)
Dry mouth, or xerostomia, takes place when your salivary glands don’t produce enough saliva to prevent the mouth from drying out. Saliva production plays a vital role in moistening our mouths, and aids in the digestion of food. It also helps control bacteria in the mouth, preventing infection and bad breath. Xerostomia can often occur […]
How to properly brush your teeth
We all know that brushing your teeth is important to remove plaque that causes tooth decay and gum disease. What you might not know is how often you brush your teeth, the duration you brush your teeth for, the technique and the toothbrush you use all play a huge part in your dental health. To […]
What Is A Dental Hygienist?
A Dental Hygienist is a Dental clinician whose focus is the prevention of dental diseases and educating patients on proper oral maintenance techniques to ensure healthy teeth and gums. They have undertaken a multi-year Tertiary studies University course and must be registered with the Australian Health Professional Regulation Authority (AHPRA). They work in conjunction […]
When it comes to dental care, you can’t just rely on what you can see with the naked eye. It takes a trained professional with the right equipment to truly assess the health of your teeth, gums and entire mouth. By getting a dental X-ray, your dentist will be able to tell exactly what is […]
Dental Trauma In Children
What is Dental Trauma? Dental trauma can include damage to one or more teeth, the gums, lips or mouth area. Such injuries can be highly stressful for both the child and their guardians, so it is important to know what to do when dental trauma occurs. While getting treatment for dental trauma is urgent, the […]
Are You Grinding And Damaging Your Teeth?
Tooth grinding, or Bruxism as it’s officially known, is one of those tricky conditions that you could be suffering from without even knowing it. Tooth grinding is an involuntary clenching, grinding and gnashing of the teeth. In addition, Bruxism doesn’t always display its symptoms in ways that are immediately noticeable. Most people aren’t even aware […]
Creating A Great Smile With Invisalign/Aligner Treatment
If you have a tooth or multiple teeth which are crooked or have small chips in them and want to be able to smile with confidence, then Invisalign/aligner treatment may be a great option for you. Invisalign is a global company listed on the New York stock exchange who have been around since the late […]