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How to Straighten Teeth Without Braces

How to Straighten Teeth Without Braces

If teeth are crooked, stick out or don't come together properly, this can sometimes cause problems with eating or speech, as well as increasing the risk of dental injuries and oral diseases. These may be corrected with orthodontic treatment.[1] Orthodontics traditionally uses metal braces to apply f..... Read more

Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

Are Dental Implants Safe?

Are Dental Implants Safe?

If you need to replace one or more missing teeth, your dentist may recommend dental implants as a more permanent alternative to dentures. Dental implants have a high success rate and can last for many years when you take good care of your oral health, but things still sometimes go wrong.[1] Your den..... Read more

Category: Restorative Dentistry

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