Take Control of Your Dental Health

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Take Control of Your Dental Health

Hello and welcome, dear readers! If you haven't been to the dentist for quite some time, you may be feeling pretty nervous about your next appointment. Do not panic! This blog has been created in the hope that it will provide you with everything you need to know about making a visit to the dentist clinic. We will explore the different treatments available to you, the steps you can take to protect your teeth and gums, and some top tips which will make your appointment straight forward and hassle-free. Make sure that you check back soon for more updates. Thanks!

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Stuck With a Smile: When Your Denture Adhesive Is Too Strong

28 January 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Denture adhesive can be a very handy tool when your dentures don't fit as well as they used to. There's a reason why that fit feels a bit off (and you'll learn why shortly), and denture adhesive should only be a temporary solution, no matter how effective a solution it might be. But what about when it's too effective? You've carefully followed the instructions about how to apply the adhesive, your dentures are being held firmly in place, and yet, when the time comes to take them out again, what can you do when they don't cooperate? Read More …

5 Tips to Avoid Needing a Root Canal Treatment

27 January 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Root canal treatments are necessary for repairing teeth that have been damaged by deep decay, serious gum disease or traumatic injury. Although the treatment is very effective at saving teeth and getting rid of dental pain, prevention is always better than cure. Here are five ways to avoid needing a root canal treatment. 1. Brush With Fluoride Toothpaste The best way to protect your teeth from decay is to brush them every day using a fluoride toothpaste. Read More …

Three Reasons Why You Should Always Have A Dental Abscess Treated ASAP

27 January 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

In some cases, it is easy to tell whether a dental problem you are experiencing is a dental emergency or not — uncontrollable bleeding is pretty unambiguous, but you might hesitate to seek emergency dental care if you have a moderate toothache. However, a dental abscess is always considered an emergency, and anyone suffering from one should seek immediate treatment at an emergency or after-hours dental clinic.  What are dental abscesses? Read More …

How To Prepare Your Dentist-Averse Kids For Their Next Appointment

24 January 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

It is no surprise that many children have a fear of dentists, and on a surface level, it makes a bit of sense. After all, you go to an unfamiliar location, there are bright lights pointed at your face and you have some stranger digging through your mouth. That can be pretty jarring even for adults. However, going to the dentist is a necessity for all children and teenagers, and it is important you do get them into the car when their next appointment arrives. Read More …

7 Tell-Tale Sign It’s Time to See a Periodontist

23 January 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Severe or moderate gum disease affects 22.9% of the Australian population. Periodontitis is closely linked to age, with the older generation at higher risk than the young. Your family dentist can effectively treat early signs of gum disease. If you aren't sure whether your oral health issue may need the help of a periodontist, here are the seven signs to watch out for. Receding Gums Receding gums result from gum diseases such as periodontitis and gingivitis. Read More …