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How Do You Keep Your Teeth As You Age?

How Do You Keep Your Teeth As You Age?

As access to dental care and education about good oral hygiene keep improving, more Australians are keeping their teeth into old age. The most recent National Dental Telephone Interview Survey in 2013 found that more than 80% of people aged 65 and over still had some of their natural teeth remaining..... Read more

Category: General Dental

Does Sugar Really Rot Your Teeth?

Does Sugar Really Rot Your Teeth?

Tooth decay is the most common dental problem in Australia, affecting more than 90% of people in their lives, and the most common chronic disease affecting children. While teeth can decay for many reasons, the leading culprit is sugar added to food and drink. Even if you've already tried to cut down..... Read more

Category: General Dental

What Causes Bad Breath (And How to Treat It)

What Causes Bad Breath (And How to Treat It)

Bad breath is fairly common, but in most cases it's temporary and goes away after you brush your teeth. More severe bad breath (halitosis) is thought to affect around 2.4 percent of adults. As well as being a source of embarrassment and lost confidence, it could also be a symptom of an underlying he..... Read more

Category: General Dental

Do I Need to Fix a Chipped Tooth?

Do I Need to Fix a Chipped Tooth?

The teeth may be the strongest part of the body, but they're not indestructible. Chipping or breaking a tooth is a common dental injury that can happen to people of all ages. Knowing what to do if your tooth gets damaged could improve your chance of making a fast recovery. Teeth may be more prone to..... Read more

Category: Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics, Restorative Dentistry

Dental Care for Baby: What New Parents Need to Know

Dental Care for Baby: What New Parents Need to Know

Children usually get their first teeth between 6 and 10 months of age, beginning a lifetime of dental care. When you help your baby to take the best care of their developing teeth and take them to visit the dentist regularly, you could be setting them up for good oral health for life. That's why it'..... Read more

Category: General Dental