Enamel Hypomineralisation – Caring for Children’s Teeth It is not uncommon for Developmental Dental Defects (D3) to show up within children, and these conditions require specialised care. Enamel hypomineralisation or ‘Chalky Teeth’ is one of the most common issues seen by dentists around the world, and it affects around 1 [...]
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WHAT CAUSES BAD BREATH AND HOW TO BEAT IT Bad breath can be a source of embarrassment and low self-esteem, but it can also be a symptom of something more serious. If your breath has an odour that won't go away, visiting the dentist could help you to track down [...]
WHEN SHOULD A CHILD FIRST SEE THE DENTIST? Tooth decay is a growing problem in Australia, affecting more than half of children. If dental disease isn't treated in time, it can lead to toothache, cavities or even tooth loss. If baby teeth are lost to decay, this can affect the [...]
ORAL HEALTH AND CHRONIC DISEASES: WHAT ARE THE LINKS? Tooth decay and gum disease are common problems in Australia that affect people of all ages – and they don't only affect the mouth. A growing body of evidence has proven the links between oral health and chronic diseases affecting other [...]
WHAT TO DO IN A DENTAL EMERGENCY Dental emergencies can happen any time. If any of your teeth get chipped, cracked or knocked out altogether, knowing what to do will help you to stay calm and avoid making a problem worse. Read these tips for common dental accidents and make [...]
PORCELAIN VENEERS VS. COMPOSITE VENEERS: WHICH IS RIGHT FOR ME? If you want to correct discoloured, misshapen or crooked teeth, your dentist might suggest dental veneers. This cosmetic treatment involves replacing the front surfaces of teeth to change their outward appearance. The two most common types of dental veneers are [...]
7 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR TEETH WHITE Teeth don't have to be sparkling white to be healthy. But if you love the look of a white smile, keep these tips in mind to help your teeth retain their natural whiteness for longer and avoid stains and discolouration as much as [...]
ARE ANTI-WRINKLE INJECTIONS SAFE? Cosmetic injections have become a popular choice for people who want to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on their face and around their mouth. While these treatments are usually safe and free from problems when provided by a suitably qualified professional, it's important [...]
ORAL CANCER: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Monday 4th February is World Cancer Day, raising awareness of cancer warning signs and early detection that can sometimes be life-saving. Oral cancer (mouth cancer) is one of the most common types of cancer, but it's still not widely known about. Find out [...]
CAN I GET FREE DENTAL CARE? Healthy teeth and gums are important for overall health and wellbeing. Regular dental visits can identify possible oral health problems before they have a chance to cause harm, as well as helping children's teeth to develop normally. Unfortunately, many Australians avoid going to the [...]