Protecting the Toothless Smile: Baby Dental Care Tips and Tricks

4 Dental Situations That Require Immediate Attention

Outside of your twice-annual checkups and visiting your dentist for a toothache, there are some other reasons to see your dentist. You should consider these situations emergencies and seek help from your dentist as soon as possible. Infection or Abscessed Tooth While many sources of pain in your mouth aren’t necessarily emergencies, having a severe […]

Do You Need to Fast Before a Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

The position of wisdom teeth at the back of your mouth makes their extraction a complex procedure that requires some kind of anaesthetic. In some cases, your dentist will use a local anaesthetic, and you’ll be awake during the operation; in others, you may sleep through the whole thing under a general anaesthetic. The type […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Wearing Braces

When you first get your braces put on, you are likely excited about the prospect of having a beautiful, straight smile before too long. However, if this is your first time with braces, there are some things to know. Here are some dos and don’ts to keep in mind. Dos: The wires and brackets on […]

What are the most common aesthetic dentistry procedures?

Cosmetic dentistry has started seeing some major technological advancement over the years, as it begins to be more and more popular among the Australian people. Considered nothing more than a fad when it first appeared, people are starting to realize how beneficial cosmetic dentistry can be in terms of improving looks. Here are just three […]

The Nightly Grind: Why Am I Grinding My Teeth In My Sleep?

Grinding your teeth (more properly termed bruxism) while you sleep is a common problem and difficult to diagnose, especially if you sleep alone. However, if your dentist does diagnose you with nocturnal tooth grinding, that isn’t the end of the story–the hardest part of treating bruxism is figuring out what’s causing it. Medical professionals have […]

When to Visit a Dental Clinic

It’s typically recommended that adults visit their dentist at least annually, if not twice per year. Those with special risk factors or dental needs may need to increase their visits; smokers, someone with worn tooth enamel, and others should visit their dentist more often as recommended. However, many adults put off seeing a dentist for […]

Should You Give Your Children Fruit Juice?

When you are a parent, keeping your young child as healthy and happy as possible is your number one priority. But when you have to focus on education processes, healthy eating, bedtime rituals, habits at the dinner table, and a thousand other things, it can be extremely difficult to know if you are doing the […]

3 Cosmetic Dental Procedures That Can Enhance Your Smile

As time passes by, your teeth may crack, break or get discoloured. Or perhaps, you might be an unfortunate victim of teeth crowding or some unpleasant spaces between teeth. Although these dental flaws may be perceived by others as minor since they don’t damagingly impact on an individual’s oral health in many instances, they can […]