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5 Causes of Jaw Pain and How to Get Relief

5 Causes of Jaw Pain and How to Get Relief

If your jaw aches or makes sounds when you open and close your mouth, you should make an appointment to see a dentist or doctor. There can be many possible reasons for jaw pain, and delaying treatment could make the problem and the symptoms worse.[1] Some of the most common causes of jaw pain are: 1..... Read more

Category: Neuromuscular Dentistry

5 Ways to Stop a Toothache

5 Ways to Stop a Toothache

Toothache may be temporary or it could be a sign of something more serious. It can range in intensity from a mild ache to severe tooth pain, which may be constant or come and go. The pain may be isolated to a single tooth or spread to other parts of the face and jaw.[1] If your toothache is caused b..... Read more

Category: General Dental

When Should a Child Visit the Dentist?

When Should a Child Visit the Dentist?

Good oral health habits should start early. Caring for children's teeth as soon as they appear and getting them used to the dental clinic from a young age can lower their risk of developing tooth decay and other problems throughout their lives.[1] With tooth decay on the rise in Australia, regular d..... Read more

Category: General Dental

Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Teeth whitening has become a popular cosmetic treatment for people who want to remove stains and discolouration from the surfaces of their teeth caused by food and drink, smoking and other factors.[1] If you're thinking about whitening your teeth, it's important to do your research first, so you kno..... Read more

Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

Scared of the Dentist? 5 Ways to Beat Your Dental Fear

Scared of the Dentist? 5 Ways to Beat Your Dental Fear

Dental anxiety can affect people of all ages and is fairly common in Australia. People who've had bad experiences with dental visits in the past may feel nervous about visiting again, or anxiety may be based around certain aspects of the dental experience such as a fear of needles, fear of pain or f..... Read more

Category: General Dental