Improving Oral Health through Diet: Cavity-Free Foods

In this blog, you can learn all about how to make the right dietary choices for your oral health. You can learn what to drink and what to eat.

Improving Oral Health through Diet: Cavity-Free Foods

Wisdom Teeth Extraction: What You Need To Know

31 July 2017
 Categories:
Dentist, Blog

What are wisdom teeth? As we grow into adolescence, our wisdom teeth erupt at the back of our mouth. They are the third and the last of the molars to erupt on each side of the upper and lower jaws. For most people, the wisdom teeth appear between the ages of 17 and 21, and this happens without experiencing any problems. In other people however, the wisdom teeth erupt with pain and some degree of discomfort.
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Dental Health: Understanding Your Fluoride Treatment Options

24 March 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Fluoride is an important mineral in dental health care because it is central in preventing tooth decay. In simple terms, this naturally occurring element helps harden the outer structure of the tooth, that is, the enamel. Basically, the enamel is made up of closely packed minerals. When the teeth are exposed to acidic substances and even oral bacteria, these minerals are lost. This process is commonly known as demineralisation, and it causes significant weakening of the teeth.
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Five Tips for Dealing With Cuts to Children’s Public Dental Programs

20 December 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Recent cuts to children's dental programs in Australia have many families worried about how they are going to handle dental treatment. Although the cuts may be uncomfortable for many families, there are several things you can do. 1. Prioritise any currently recommended treatment. The dental program for children offers up to a certain amount for each child every two years. The amount is scheduled to fall to $700 as of Jan 1, 2017.
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You Can Prevent Bruising After Your Facial Fillers Using These Five Tips

12 December 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

The success of facial fillers depends on a variety of factors, such as the type of filler treatments and techniques used. However, facial-filler complications may sometimes occur. Bruising and swelling are some of the common facial-filler complications suffered, especially when the fillers are injectable. Fortunately, you can actually help minimise the occurrence of bruising before, during and even after undergoing the facial-filler procedure. Here are a few ways you can make this possible.
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Antidepressants and Dry Mouth Syndrome: How to Protect Your Teeth and Gums

29 November 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you're taking antidepressants, then you may notice that your mouth is drier than it used to be. These medications can come with a side effect that gives you dry mouth syndrome, a condition which prevents the mouth from producing normal amounts of saliva. While your main concern may be trying to deal with the discomfort of a dry mouth, this problem can also lead to issues with your teeth and gums.
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Improving Oral Health through Diet: Cavity-Free Foods

All kinds of things affect your oral health including your genes, how often you brush and the food you eat. As a mum, I feel like that last one is always overlooked, and I have created a blog to address that concept. In this blog, you can learn all about how to make the right dietary choices for your oral health. You can learn what to drink, what to eat and how to make healthy snacking easy. I have included posts for busy adults as well as tips on how to help your kids make healthy choices. I hope you enjoy the ideas here and that they benefit your oral health.