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Risks of Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening

Risks of Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a popular cosmetic treatment that can remove some stains and discolouration from the teeth. But like all treatments, there can be side-effects or complications. Teeth whitening risks are reduced if you have a whitening treatment through your dentist, rather than using products bou..... Read more

Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

Is It Better to Get a Root Canal or Extraction?

Is It Better to Get a Root Canal or Extraction?

If your tooth feels painful or sensitive, it might be infected. Dentists usually recommend root canal therapy to save an infected tooth, restore its function and stop the infection from spreading. If you have a more severe infection, the only option might be to have the tooth pulled out. Dentists wi..... Read more

Category: Restorative Dentistry

Do Animals Need to Brush Their Teeth?

Do Animals Need to Brush Their Teeth?

Dental problems don't only affect people. If you don't brush your pet's teeth, they'll also be at risk of gum disease and other problems, which could affect their overall health and wellbeing. As a caring pet parent, it's important to know how to look after your pet's teeth and when they need to vis..... Read more

Category: General Dental

 Common Dental Problems for Children

Common Dental Problems for Children

Children's teeth are softer and thinner than adult teeth, which makes them more vulnerable to dental disease and easier to damage. Helping your kids to take good care of their teeth and gums could establish good oral hygiene habits for life. Tooth decay Tooth decay (dental caries) is the most common..... Read more

Category: General Dental

Risks of Dental Tourism: Beware of Cheap Dental Treatments Overseas

Risks of Dental Tourism: Beware of Cheap Dental Treatments Overseas

We know that dental care isn't always cheap. A 2013 survey found that almost a third of Australians (32%) avoid or delay getting dental treatment because they're worried about the cost.[1] For some people, flying overseas for cheaper dental treatments for can be a tempting alternative. However, dent..... Read more

Category: Cosmetic Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, General Dental