What Are the Stages of Tooth Decay?

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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 »

A Guide To Dental Hygiene For Kids

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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 »

6 Common Signs Of Sensitive Teeth

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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?

Tea and Fluoride

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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 »

A Guide to Oral Hygiene Products

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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 »

Hayfever Vs. Tooth Pain

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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 »

Choices in Dentistry!

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The concept of ‘Window Shopping Phenomenon’ in the health system describes a consumer-orientated practice where the patient materialises dental services while obtaining different quotations for his/her required treatment from various facilities to compare and select from. One might think all dentists use the same materials for the same tooth and think that paying for a… Read more »