5 Reasons Regular Dental X-Rays Are So Important

14 August 2023
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dentists have been performing visual inspections even since dentistry began, but today's practitioners are also able to use X-rays to see areas that just aren't visible to the naked eye. Though getting regular dental X-rays might not seem necessary, they can actually help prevent everything from tooth loss to spreading infections. Here are just five reasons you should see your dentist for regular X-rays. 1. Check for Decay Decay is a leading cause of tooth loss, and dentists can often identify it through a standard visual inspection of your teeth. Read More 

How Dental Implants Help to Preserve the Rest of Your Teeth

13 June 2023
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

The loss of a permanent adult tooth sets off a series of dental events. Even though these events don't take place immediately, or even that quickly, the loss of a single tooth can have a destructive effect on your oral health. So what are these effects, and what's the best way to prevent them from happening? Specific Functions Each tooth in your mouth fulfils a specific function. Generally speaking, the teeth at the front of your mouth (anterior teeth) grip and rip pieces of food. Read More 

4 Ways Acidic Drinks Can Affect Your Oral Health

5 April 2023
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

You should already know that sugary drinks can negatively affect your oral health, but you might not know that acidic drinks can also cause damage. Acidic drinks have a pH level that is less than 7, and common examples include soft drinks, energy drinks, sports drinks, wine, coffee and citrus fruit drinks. While many of them seem innocuous — especially fruit juices — their acidic nature can wear down your tooth enamel and leave you vulnerable to several dental issues. Read More 

Anxious About Your Dental Checkup? 3 Strategies You Should Try

6 February 2023
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Many people suffer from some level of dental fear or anxiety, but it can be really difficult when it stops you from attending appointments and checkups. This guide explains three helpful things you can do to reduce anxiety and make your appointment a success. Work Through Your Feelings The first thing you could try is to work through your feelings. This could involve talking about them with a trusted friend, discussing the topic with a therapist, or simply writing down your feelings. Read More 

Oral Hygiene and Maintenance: A Professional Perspective

13 December 2022
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Good oral hygiene is essential for maintaining healthy teeth and gums. In Australia, dentists play a crucial role in promoting good oral hygiene and helping people to maintain good oral health. One of the key things that dentists in Australia recommend for good oral hygiene is regular brushing and flossing. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day, using a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste, is essential for removing plaque and food debris from the surface of your teeth. Read More