Invisible Braces for Teenagers – An Unobtrusive Option for Aligning Teeth Malocclusion is a common dental issue, particularly amongst adolescents. Traditional metal braces remain a valid treatment option for correcting any irregularities, but with the advent of clear aligners such as Invisalign they are starting to fall out of favour. [...]
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If your teeth are crooked or misshapen, perhaps you might consider a set of aligners as a viable treatment option. Invisalign is a relatively new orthodontic aligner treatment. It helps straighten teeth without needing typical metal braces which are invasive and sometimes painful. Standard braces are often ugly and can cut the lips and [...]
Tooth Sensitivity – Why does it occur? How is it treated? If you are someone who experiences discomfort when eating or drinking hot and cold foods/liquids, rest assured you’re not alone. Tooth sensitivity is a common complaint which dentists treat on a regular basis, and it is something which can [...]
Gingivitis and Gum Disease – Reducing Your Risk Factors If you have ever experienced inflamed gums, it is highly likely you are dealing with gingivitis. Whilst this is a common form of gum disease which is reversible, early intervention is necessary to avoid more serious complications such as periodontitis and [...]
What is a cavity? A cavity is a hole in a tooth that forms because of untreated tooth decay. A cavity can affect the hard tissues (enamel, dentin and cementum) and soft tissue (pulp) of a tooth. Cavities start off small, but gradually grow if left untreated. Since tooth decay does not always cause [...]
Tooth Decay – Causes and Tips for Prevention Tooth decay and erosion are common oral health issues, and these problems can affect people at any age. Whilst high consumption of sugary food and drink can contribute to tooth decay, the problem is caused by bacteria within your mouth which produce [...]
When Are Dental Fillings Necessary? Sometimes, fillings are absolutely necessary. Without a filling, a damaged tooth can continue to decay leading to infection and more serious oral disease. In this post we explain when fillings are necessary, how they are attached and approximately how much they cost. We examine the [...]
Shiny Teeth and Me - Natural Teeth Maintenance While you can spend thousands of dollars on cosmetic dental treatments to whiten and straighten your teeth and remove plaque, there are several natural dieting strategies that, combined with a regular check-up, can result in healthy, happy teeth for the duration of [...]
The Importance of Flossing Regularly The Benefits of Flossing Your Teeth Standard utilization of dental floss evacuates plaque, assisting with forestalling the development of plaque, which can later prompt tartar. By just flossing your teeth you can make them look more brilliant by evacuating plaque and other food particles that [...]
With 298 confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus in Australia, it’s particularly important to maintain a high standard of personal hygiene and awareness about how your proximity to others can increase or decrease your risk of contracting the COVID-19 virus. The government has issued several public warnings about travelling, contact with others and the spread [...]