5 Reasons Why Tradies’ Teeth Might Be At Greater Risk

It’s a booming time if you’re a tradie, there is no shortage of work, and as with many busy professions it is easy to skip the self-care. When it comes to dental health, there are several factors that can negatively impact those that work in construction. There is no need for your smile to suffer, […]

Teens and Young Adults Oral Health

As you get older you are gaining more and more responsibility. You might be starting your first job and learning to drive a car soon. You might have more choices in the types of foods you eat and what you spend your hard-earned savings on. What kinds of choices you start making are going to […]

Do I Really Need to Floss?

Dental floss is one of the parts of our oral hygiene routine that is often forgotten and underestimated.  Not all bacteria, known as plaque, can be removed with daily brushing.  Hidden plaque between the teeth still remains after a thorough brushing, when left for extended periods can cause an odour.  When bacterial plaque is fed […]

Kids Teeth Problems

Having happy healthy teeth for our children is just as important as our own teeth health.  Like adults, children can develop issues including tooth decay, abscesses, and gum disease.  Other kid’s teeth problems include cleft palate, cleft lip, and knocking teeth out along with other trauma-related issues.  A child’s teeth are used daily for eating, smiling and speech development, when there are issues hindering these functions, a child […]

Causes of Gum Disease and Tooth Loss

What are the causes of gum disease and tooth loss?  Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, can occur as two different types, gingivitis, and periodontitis.  Both types trigger your body’s inflammatory response to fight bacteria living on our teeth and under the gums.  Both types of conditions can be multifactorial and influenced by your […]

Do Dental Fillings Hurt? Everything You Need To Know

A trip to the dentist is not on everyone’s fun things to do list. Whilst dentistry has come a long way in terms of comfort and a focus on the patient as whole, there are still people who are apprehensive when it comes to dental work. When you have a check-up and clean it is […]

Gum Disease Symptoms – The Often Silent But Serious Oral Health Issue

Having a healthy mouth and a confident smile is more than just about your teeth. As most dentists will tell you, a tooth is only as good as its foundation, which is the gum and the jawbone that support it. Our mouths are filled with a variety of bacteria, many of which can be harmful, […]

What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

Sensitive teeth are a common issue that can be an indication of more serious problems such as gum disease, decay, cracks, excessive tooth wear, and nerve infections. What causes sensitive teeth is important to understand so that it can be treated and further damage can be prevented.  In a perfectly happy and healthy mouth, your […]

Smoking Is Bad For Your Health

Smoking is widely known to be bad for your health, and fortunately in Australia the use of tobacco is on the decline. However there are still many people who are addicted to cigarettes and dentists see the impact of this everyday in their practices. As trained professionals, dentists and hygienists are aware of the risks […]

Can You Get Rid of Tartar on Teeth?

Most people love the feeling of freshly cleaned teeth from their dental professional. Dentists, Hygienists and Oral Health Therapists are trained to remove plaque and tartar build-up and have some specialised equipment to do a thorough job.  Tartar build up is also known as calculus or more commonly scale. Your saliva contains minerals that play […]