Why Dental Check-Ups Are So Important

7 December 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

One of the services offered by general dentists is routine dental check-ups. The significance of going to the dental clinic for these check-ups cannot be overemphasised. Sadly, a significant number of Australians fail to visit their general dentist for routine check-up simply because they think they should only see a dentist when serious dental problems arise. Nothing could be further from the truth — check-ups are an indispensable part of normal dental care. Read More 

Brace Yourself: Getting Orthodontic Treatment as an Adult

24 October 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

As many adults never had the chance to undergo orthodontic treatment in their childhood years, many are now taking the opportunity to do so later in their lives. After all, there's no age limit. It's entirely possible to straighten your smile whenever you like. However, as orthodontic devices are less commonly seen on adults, some people can feel self-conscious about them. Here's how to handle that — and an alternative option if you prefer. Read More 

Symptoms of Bruxism That Should Have You Visiting a Dentist

24 October 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Despite how degenerative that bruxism is, it remains one of the underrated dental conditions that people are susceptible to. Since it primarily affects people while they sleep, it is not uncommon to find a majority of sufferers may not even be aware that they have developed this condition. There are various reasons why you could develop bruxism ranging from sleep disorders, stress or also the use of psychoactive substances. It is essential to know if you have this oral condition before it causes irreparable damage to your teeth. Read More 

3 Ways to Prevent Tooth Damage in Winter

26 September 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Winter is a time for enjoying the company of friends and family, playing games, having fun, and eating good food. Unfortunately, many winter traditions come with a risk of tooth damage, which can really put a damper on things. Nobody wants to spend their days searching for a local emergency dentist. Follow the tips below to avoid damage to your teeth during winter without missing out on any fun. Avoid snowball fights Read More 

5 Tips for Cleaning Your Teeth When You Have Braces

11 September 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Cleaning around orthodontic devices can be awkward, but it is essential to keep your teeth clean when you have braces. If you allow plaque to build up in the tiny gaps between the wires, you allow bacteria to thrive, which could eventually lead to tooth decay or gum disease. Here are five tips to help you clean your teeth more effectively and comfortably while your braces are in place. 1. Use an Electric Toothbrush Read More