Tooth loss can be a difficult and frustrating experience that affects people's confidence, speech and oral health. Dental implants are a great option for people with missing teeth, but many may be uncertain about what to expect during the procedure. This blog post aims to help you understand the benefits of dental implants and what to expect during the surgery. Why Dental Implants Are Important Dental implants are a powerful solution for those with missing teeth.
31 October 2023
Dental braces are an orthodontic solution that has been used to fix teeth-related issues for decades, especially among teenagers. Increasingly embraced by older Australians, too, these days, they are not just about cultivating a picture-perfect smile but can help rectify a myriad of dental issues. Some of these problems can impact daily life and overall oral health significantly so braces are able to make a significant change following a successful treatment.
23 August 2023
Restorative filling procedures go beyond the usual filling of a small cavity. With a restorative filling, your dentist will use a porcelain or composite material to rebuild the natural shape of the tooth. These fillings aren't just for cavities, there are a few situations where they can resolve tooth issues. 1. Tooth Decay Tooth decay, particularly advanced decay that has resulted in a cavity, is likely the primary cause of most restorative fillings.
20 June 2023
A healthy smile is not only a reflection of overall well-being but also an essential component of self-confidence. Dentists play a vital role in ensuring the maintenance of good oral health. This article discusses the importance of dental check-ups, the various services offered by dentists, and how their expertise contributes to your overall well-being. The Role of Dentists in Oral Health Dentists are highly trained professionals dedicated to maintaining the health of teeth and gums.
25 April 2023
As parents, teaching your child to take care of their oral hygiene is an essential part of growing up. But it's not always easy! This blog post provides five easy tips that will help you to instruct your child on how to brush their teeth efficiently and effectively. 1. Start Early The earlier you introduce your child to brushing their teeth, the better. Even before baby teeth erupt, use a moist cloth or gauze pad to wipe the gums, as this establishes good habits from the outset.
22 February 2023
Enamel covers the outer layer of your teeth, and it provides excellent protection against anything from plaque to accidental impacts. It's actually the hardest substance in the human body, but it can be damaged over time. This process is referred to as dental erosion since it tends to occur slowly over many years. Once your tooth enamel has seriously eroded, your teeth will be far more vulnerable to decay and other types of damage, and there's no way to regrow that enamel once it's gone.
21 December 2022
If you're struggling with gum disease, it's important to know that there are actions you can take to boost your oral health. Below are five tips for beating gum disease. Brush Your Teeth Regularly A key thing you can do to prevent gum disease is to brush your teeth regularly. Brushing helps remove plaque, a sticky substance that clings to your teeth. Plaque can lead to gingivitis, an early stage of gum disease.
24 October 2022
A denture reline, as the name suggests, is a readjustment of the base or lining of your dentures. This involves a dentist adding hard or soft material to your dentures to make them a more comfortable fit for your mouth. This guide aims to answer some of the most common answers about denture relining to help you understand the procedure and the reasons for it. Do My Dentures Need Relining?
6 September 2022
Many people suffer from sensitive teeth, and may find eating or drinking hot and cold foods excruciatingly painful. In many cases, this sensitivity is caused by an underlying dental health issue, such as worn enamel, receding gums or tooth decay. However, if you are suffering from noticeable sensitivity in a tooth with a filling, the filling itself may be to blame. How Do Damaged Fillings Cause Tooth Sensitivity? Dentists can use a variety of methods to repair damaged teeth, and generally, choose non-invasive methods (such as dental bonding) to repair superficial cracks and chips.
11 July 2022
If you've never had a dental cavity, you're in the minority. Only about 11% of Australians have never experienced this type of tooth decay. Perhaps you've never had to have a cavity filled. Or perhaps it's been many years since you needed one. Even those who have never needed a filling may have an idea of what to expect when they visit their dentist. The decayed portion of the tooth must be removed with a dental drill before the cavity is filled.
24 May 2022