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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

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

Risks of Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening

Risks of Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a popular cosmetic treatment that can remove some stains and discolouration from the teeth. But like all treatments, there can be side-effects or complications. Teeth whitening risks are reduced if you have a whitening treatment through your dentist, rather than using products bou..... Read more

Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

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

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