Gum disease is an all too common complaint (with just under 23% of the Australian population affected to some degree), and gum recession is a prevalent feature of gum disease. It's certainly unfortunate and requires treatment, but the very nature of this treatment might be enough to discourage sufferers from taking action. That being said, action is definitely needed. Gingival Grafting Gum recession can often be halted by changing (or stepping up) your oral hygiene measures.
2 March 2021
A great way to make your smile stand out is to whiten your teeth. And while over-the-counter (OTC) options are cheap, they won't offer the same level of results as custom trays made by a dentist. So, although you can save money, ultimately, you may be disappointed with the results. Custom whitening trays are better than OTC options for several good reasons. 1. Stronger bleach Store-bought whitening trays contain whitening gels with a weaker concentration than the gels provided by a dentist.
26 January 2021
Many individuals visit dentists only when they have dental problems. However, it is important to see your dentist routinely to protect your dental and overall health. Here are four vital benefits of having regular dental check-ups: Prevent Future Oral Problems Most oral problems can be avoided if they are discovered earlier. When you visit a dentist, they will examine your teeth to check for any alarming signs. For instance, if they note a small cavity, they will treat it immediately before it causes further damage.
10 December 2020
The opportunity to get outside and involved in community sport every month of the year is one benefit of living in Australia. However, as a parent new to community sport, you must know about protecting your child's teeth during gameplay. Mouthguards are strongly recommended by the Australian Dental Association, but even when wearing a mouthguard, oral accidents do happen. So, if your child suffers a mouth injury while playing a sport, which injuries need emergency dentist attention and which ones can wait until Monday?
27 October 2020
A lot of people do not take their dental hygiene seriously. As a result, small problems you can easily solve when you brush your teeth fester until they result in serious oral and dental health complications. Periodontitis is a common dental health complication. The complication results from bacteria accumulating around the teeth inside the mouth, and gums, causing damage to them. It is possible to avoid the damage by adopting good dental hygiene and visiting the dentist at least three times annually for check-ups and intervention.
27 August 2020
Brushing your teeth is not the only way to keep your teeth healthy, but it's of utmost importance for good oral hygiene. Brushing your teeth is a habitual action, and you could so easily be brushing incorrectly. Nevertheless, brushing your teeth regularly and properly will alleviate many dental disorders such as gingivitis and tooth decay. Here are some important tips you can use to improve your teeth brushing technique. Use A Soft-Bristled Brush
27 December 2019
Malocclusion is a common problem in children's teeth. It happens when the upper and lower teeth aren't aligned properly. This misalignment of the teeth can happen naturally as the teeth and jaws develop or can be triggered by childhood habits, such as tongue-thrusting, finger-sucking and prolonged pacifier use. If your child has misaligned teeth, you should get their teeth fixed immediately. This is because the treatments available for misaligned teeth work best when initiated as early as possible.
25 November 2019
Australians, like most other nationalities, love a cup of coffee — or two! According to mccrindle.com, 75% of Australians drink at least one cup of coffee per day. That's understandable, since coffee gives you that alertness you need on work mornings, and it helps you focus on your work. However, since the morning is a crucial time for your oral health, your after-coffee habits matter a great deal. Coffee Lowers Saliva Production
30 October 2019
One of the leading reasons that someone needs an emergency dentist is due to pain in the tooth. This pain can be due to infection, a broken tooth or a missing filling. Each of these issues can happen at any time and may require emergency or immediate care. If you have never had to have an emergency dental visit, there are a few things about the process you will need to know in order to be prepared for the visit.
27 September 2019
Despite the improvements dental care has experienced over the years, people continue to lose teeth, mainly due to periodontal disease, tooth decay or injury. For many years, people who experienced tooth loss could only undergo the dentures and bridges treatment. But, thanks to the advancement of technology, implant dentures have become easily accessible. Dental implants are tooth root replacements that provide a foundation for removable or fixed replacement teeth that match your original teeth.
10 July 2019