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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

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

Want to Stop Snoring? Your Dentist Could Help

Want to Stop Snoring? Your Dentist Could Help

Snoring doesn't just disturb other people in your home. It can sometimes prevent you from getting a restful night's sleep or could be a sign of a more serious health problem.[1] If you or someone in your family snores, you should make an appointment to see a doctor or dentist. They can examine your ..... Read more

Category: Sleep 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