A Short Guide to Denture Relining

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 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

Is A Damaged Filling Causing Your Tooth Sensitivity?

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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

Could Your Cavity Be Fixed With a Laser?

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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

How Can Pregnancy Make Your Teeth Loose?

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Pregnancy affects the body in many ways, some of which can be surprising, and even a little alarming. You might not realise that pregnancy can affect your dental health, but your body begs to differ. Pregnancy can affect your teeth and gums in ways you may not have anticipated, and certainly don't welcome — which is definitely the case if you should experience loose teeth during pregnancy. This development is undoubtedly concerning but doesn't necessarily require any treatment.

28 March 2022

Tips for Tackling Tooth Sensitivity

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Are you starting to feel twinges in your teeth when you eat or drink? It may be that you're suffering from tooth sensitivity. How you approach the situation can depend on the root cause. Here are some tips for tackling it and making it better. Try a Dental Check If your tooth sensitivity is new, it's always worth paying a visit to your dentist. It may be that you're suffering from gum disease or you're experiencing the early signs of an infection.

9 February 2022

Ignoring a Dental Infection: What's the Worst That Could Happen?

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It's never a wise course of action, but some people might ignore the warning signs of a dental infection. You know you should visit a dentist to have the issue professionally examined, but for whatever reason, this has not yet happened. What's the worst that could happen without treatment for a dental infection? Easily Treatable (in the Early Stages) Perhaps you were unable to make the time to see a dentist, or perhaps you were hoping that the infection would clear up without professional assistance.

9 December 2021

Why a Dental Implant Needs a Sturdy Foundation

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You wouldn't build a house without first building a sufficiently strong foundation. It's the same with dental implants, and the foundation in this instance is your jaw bone. When a tooth has been missing for some time, it's likely that its foundation has also become inadequate. But why does bone that no longer supports a tooth lose its mass? And how can this be corrected when you need a dental implant?

25 October 2021