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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

How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

Are you worried about your breath? You're not alone. Around 2.4% of Australian adults have halitosis, which can be a source of embarrassment and social anxiety. Bad breath can also have other causes.[1] As well as giving your breath an odour, halitosis symptoms can also include dry mouth, thickened..... Read more

Category: General Dental

How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth

How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Do you grind your teeth when you're asleep, when you feel angry or stressed, when you're concentrating or at other times? You're not alone – around 5% of Australians forcefully grind or clench their teeth regularly out of habit, a condition known as bruxism.[1] If you think that you or someone in yo..... Read more

Category: General Dental

Your Teeth Are for Life, Not Just for Christmas

Your Teeth Are for Life, Not Just for Christmas

Many people fall into bad habits over the Christmas holidays, with the promise of getting their health back on track in the New Year. But letting your oral hygiene routine slide can do a lot of harm, especially if you're indulging in sweet treats over the festive period. Follow these tips from Sydne..... Read more

Category: General Dental