Can A Chipped Tooth Be Fixed?

Can A Chipped Tooth Be Fixed?

Chipping your tooth could happen at any time. You could be enjoying your Nando’s chicken a little too much one night and in a moment of primal hunger you accidentally bite off more than you can chew. You’ve bitten the fork so hard that it’s chipped your front tooth. Maybe it was just a casual pick-up game of basketball with a couple of friends over the weekend and as you…

When is a Tooth Extraction Necessary?

When is a Tooth Extraction Necessary?

Good oral health and hygiene can help you keep your natural teeth for a lifetime, but there may come a time where your dentist will recommend a tooth extraction as your only option. This means there is no other way to save your tooth and the only way to prevent further health issues is to completely remove the tooth. Here’s why the dentist has recommended a tooth extraction.   When…

Dealing with toothache

How To Remedy A Toothache Before Medication

If you’re suffering from a toothache, it’s important to find the cause of your discomfort before attempting to remedy the issue. Whether you’re experiencing a dull, throbbing pain in your jaw, or on one side of your mouth every time you bite and release, toothaches can take on many forms, but the cause of the issue will need to be addressed by your dentist. You may experience the tooth pain…

How does sleep affect your oral health? From snoring to grinding

How Does Sleep Affect Your Oral Health?

We can all agree that a good night’s sleep makes a world of a difference in how we function the following day.  Apart from waking up feeling like a million bucks, how often does this happen? A goods night rest gives our body a chance to repair, replenish and restore all of our vital functions including circulation, respiration and immune system.  It reduces stress and inflammation, keeps your heart healthy,…

Dental Cavities - what are they? why do they occur?

How Do You Get Cavities and How Do You Know You Have One?

If you don’t know what a cavity is then you may have dug yourself into a hole, possibly several, but you’re not alone. An Australian oral health report card has found that only half of all Australians brush their teeth twice a day and only half have had a dental check-up in the last 12 months. It also found that 90% of Australian adults have experienced some form of tooth…

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Fight Tooth Decay The Right Way

You might be brushing your teeth twice a day but are you brushing the correct way? Growing up as a child, you were probably told to brush your teeth a million times, whether it was from your parents or by your dentist, so don’t worry we won’t pester you with that. Instead, we’re going to help you fight tooth decay and more serious issues that would lead to getting teeth…

How to floss the right way

Learn How to Floss the Right Way

And we don’t mean the dance. Find out why it is important to floss your teeth and how. You’ve probably heard from your dentist time and again telling you to floss your teeth. But why is it so important to floss your teeth if you brush them twice a day? Flossing your teeth once a day is essential in keeping good oral health and hygiene. It removes plaque that develops…

How often should you see your dentist?

Do I Need To See The Dentist Every 6 Months?

A question asked time and again is how often should I see my dentist? It is recommended by oral professionals to you see your dentist at least every 6 months, but is it necessary? According to the Australia’s Oral Health Tracker study, published in 2018 and conducted by Australian Dental Association, over 90% of Australian adults have experienced dental caries (tooth decay or cavities) at some point in their lives…