Year: 2020

December 15, 2020

Does Chewing Gum Really Clean Your Mouth?

When chewing gum throughout the day, most people don’t really think about whether it’s helpful or harmful to their teeth. Plenty of chewing gum companies promote the benefits of their products, but how accurate is this really? It turns out...

December 1, 2020

How Does Diabetes Affect Your Oral Health?

Diabetes affects around 7.6% of the Australian population. It’s a disease that affects the whole body – including the mouth – and people living with diabetes have to pay extra attention to their oral health, because they’re at a higher...

November 15, 2020

What Are The Effects of Acidic Drinks on Tooth Enamel?

You already know that consuming too many sugary products can damage your teeth, but did you know that drinks high in acidity can also be detrimental? Anything with a pH less than 7 is considered to be acidic and over...

November 1, 2020

What Can I Eat & Drink After a Root Canal?

A root canal treatment (endodontics) usually sounds more daunting than it actually is. We carry out the procedure in order to treat infections in the centre of the tooth, and it means we’re able to save teeth that might otherwise have to...

October 15, 2020

How to Take Care of Bonded Teeth

Tooth bonding is a cosmetic dental procedure that takes care of cracked, chipped, gappy and discoloured teeth, giving patients the confidence to smile brightly again. In general, the treatment is used to correct minor damage or gaps, and tends to...

October 1, 2020

What To Do If a Temporary Dental Filling Falls Out

A temporary dental filling is a non-permanent solution to a variety of oral concerns and, because it’s not designed to last forever, it’s natural for it to fall out over time. A temporary tooth filling should last around 6-8 weeks,...

September 15, 2020

Do Whitening Toothpastes Actually Work?

Everyone wants a whiter, brighter smile and now with so many whitening toothpastes available to buy in the supermarket, it seems that achieving that Hollywood glow is faster, cheaper and easier than ever. While many Australians swear by the daily...

September 1, 2020

The Link Between Snoring & Cavities

We know how annoying snoring can be. Whether it’s a partner keeping you awake or you always feel tired because of your own snoring, most of us wish it would stop so we could get better quality shut-eye. But beyond...

August 25, 2020

Can I Keep My Wisdom Teeth?

Some of us hardly notice our wisdom teeth coming through. But plenty of others are told at some point during high school or university that they need to get them taken out. Depending on whether the teeth are impacted (trapped...