5 Ways to Improve Your Dental Hygiene Routine

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Everyone has heard the dentist say it: brush, floss, rinse. The underlying meaning is that you need to do all three of these tasks on a regular basis to keep your mouth healthy and avoid cavities and gingivitis. Sometimes doing these things can be a hassle though; flossing is hard, getting the right amount of toothpaste on your brush can be annoying, and sometimes you just don't have the time to rinse or brush.

13 April 2021

A Less Invasive Way to Fix Receding Gums

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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

5 Ways That Custom-Whitening Trays Are Superior to OTC Trays

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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

4 Reasons Why Regular Dental Check-Ups Are Essential

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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

Three Signs Your Sporting Injuring Requires An Emergency Dentist Visit

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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

3 Signs That You May Have Periodontitis

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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

Five Teeth Brushing Tips for Better Oral Hygiene

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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