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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

How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

Are you worried about your breath? You're not alone. Around 2.4% of Australian adults have halitosis, which can be a source of embarrassment and social anxiety. Bad breath can also have other causes.[1] As well as giving your breath an odour, halitosis symptoms can also include dry mouth, thickened..... Read more

Category: General Dental

How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth

How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Do you grind your teeth when you're asleep, when you feel angry or stressed, when you're concentrating or at other times? You're not alone – around 5% of Australians forcefully grind or clench their teeth regularly out of habit, a condition known as bruxism.[1] If you think that you or someone in yo..... Read more

Category: General Dental