We all know that it’s important to exercise important healthy oral hygiene and brush our teeth at least twice a day in order to prevent tooth decay, however choosing the right toothpaste can be a daunting exercise considering the sheer number and variety of toothpastes on offer.
We have all heard the not so nice names for our good friend saliva, however if it weren’t for the production of this slippery form of moisture, we would really be up the creek without the stream! Here are some fun facts you may not know about this substance that’s almost entirely comprised of water.... Read more »
Whether you’re the parent of a sports-playing child or a regular participant in competitive sports yourself, there’s no doubt that having an active lifestyle is a great thing. When it comes to playing sport, most of us understand the importance of safety and injury protection, which is why we wear helmets when cycling, shin guards... Read more »
You probably know that a dental cavity is a hole in one of your teeth. And you might also know that a cavity is the result of the process of tooth decay that happens over time. That’s why regular dental visits are a particularly important part of tooth decay prevention – if caught early, tooth decay can... Read more »
With statistics showing that over 58% of Australian children have tooth decay in their adult teeth by the time they reach the age of fourteen, it’s clear that it’s never too early to begin teaching good oral hygiene to children. Parents as consistent role models are key to setting daily routines and helping their children... Read more »
You’ve been ignoring the problem for a while. It all started with a slight twinge, however, the pain of your sensitive teeth has slowly become severe enough for you to consider booking an appointment with your dentist. But what actually causes tooth sensitivity?
We were very interested to learn that tea contains fluoride. Apparently it is quite a well known fact. Like anything we indulge in, this won’t have a life threatening effect unless you were to go overboard. Tea plants readily absorb the fluoride directly from the soil and while the fluoride levels in tea are high,... Read more »
Are you looking for the shiny smile of your dreams? If you are, then teeth straightening products are probably at the forefront of your search. But there are so many options. So how do you choose the right teeth straightening products for you? Well, there are a few different approaches that you can take. Of... Read more »
Have you been down the toothpaste aisle of your local shopping centre lately? If you have, you probably share in our astonishment at the number of oral hygiene products on offer. There are hundreds! So which ones do you choose? Well, that’s quite a big question. The oral hygiene products that are right for you... Read more »
Pollen causing allergies can cause oral discomfort. Sinus problems are often escalated with the onset of Spring and tooth pain is often the result. A few simple tests to try and determine if your pain is sinus related might be worth a try. Try a change in position, such as tipping your head back and... Read more »