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How to Prevent Dental Emergencies This Christmas

How to Prevent Dental Emergencies This Christmas

With so much to think about over the holidays, a visit to the emergency dental clinic probably isn't a distraction you need. However, the festive period is typically when teeth are most prone to decay and accidents. Accidents can always happen, but by taking care when choosing food and drink and pla..... Read more

Category: General Dental

How Often Do You Really Need to See a Dentist?

How Often Do You Really Need to See a Dentist?

Are you confused about how often you need to visit the dentist? Regular check-ups are important for helping to prevent tooth decay, gum disease and other oral health problems, but not everyone agrees about the ideal time interval between visits to the dental clinic. There's no standard guideline con..... Read more

Category: General Dental, Sydney CBD Dental

Oral Cancer Screening: Who Needs It?

Oral Cancer Screening: Who Needs It?

Oral cancer or mouth cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. It can affect any of the soft tissues around the mouth, including the lips, cheeks, tongue and inside of the mouth. An oral cancer screening provided by a dentist can detect the disease at an early stage when there's a greater ch..... Read more

Category: Dental Emergency, Restorative Dentistry

What Causes Bleeding Gums?

What Causes Bleeding Gums?

Some people's gums are more prone to bleeding than others, but if your gums bleed often, you should visit your dentist for a check-up and advice. That's because bleeding gums can sometimes be a sign of gum disease or other oral health and general health problems. Gingivitis (gum disease) If your gum..... Read more

Category: General Dental

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