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February 15, 2021

Can Tooth Decay Be Reversed?

Tooth decay (cavities) is the damage to a tooth caused by the buildup of dental plaque in the mouth, which turns sugars into acid that attacks the teeth. Our mouths are full of bacteria – some good, some bad. The...

February 1, 2021

How Do Vitamins and Minerals Affect Your Teeth?

You already know how important vitamins and minerals are to keep your body working properly and boost your immune system, but did you know that certain vitamins and minerals also have a positive effect on your oral health? Those powerful...

January 15, 2021

What is Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD)?

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) affects the movement of your jaw. Your temporomandibular joints (TMJs) are among the most complex joints in the body. They act like a sliding hinge that connects your jawbone to your skull and sufferers of this...

January 1, 2021

How Does Smoking Affect Your Oral Health?

Everyone knows about the negative impacts of smoking on your heart and lungs, but it can also be seriously detrimental to oral health. It’s estimated that over 11% of Australian adults smoke (2019 data), and this group of the population...

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...