Your little one’s first tooth, actually teeth because they usually show up in pairs of two, will usually begin to appear between 4-6 months. Once those teeth show up there are some things about those teeth and about the process of teething you will want to be aware of: … Continue reading
Do your teeth feel slightly ‘fuzzy’? If so, you may be one of the millions of Australians who suffer from excessive plaque buildup, an all-too-common dental condition that may seem harmless but can have serious negative effects on your dental health. … Continue reading
Healthy gums are pink and firm to the touch. Gums that are not in good shape are often swollen, tender, red and bleed after brushing. … Continue reading
According to statistics compiled by the National Oral Health Alliance:
- 1 in 3 Australians delays or avoid dental treatment because they can’t afford it. That adds up to 7 million people.
- Public dental patients are more likely to have dental decay.
- More than half of children under the age of 6 have decay in their baby teeth.
Your child’s dental health depends on brushing, flossing, a diet low in sugary foods and, in large part, to regular visits to her dentist. Trips to the dental office might, however, frighten your offspring as many are leery of procedures such as filling cavities or even deep cleanings. Your kid does not need to be afraid! Learn how to help your child/teenager overcome the fear of the dentist. … Continue reading
You only get one set of adult teeth in your life, so you should work hard to properly care for them. There are plenty of procedures now to repair damages or replace teeth that are too far gone, but nothing can beat having strong, natural teeth that sparkle with health. There are several basic ways to keep your teeth in tip-top shape. … Continue reading
Your dentures are an essential part of your life. They allow you to eat, speak and smile with confidence. You invest time and money on these sophisticated appliances so invest in the best care of them. Treat your dental appliances gently and with proper care so you can enjoy them for many years. Here are some tips on keeping your dentures in great shape. … Continue reading
With all of the excitement and preparations surrounding welcoming a new baby, many women tend to neglect routine dental visits during pregnancy. Pregnant women actually have unique oral health concerns that require special attention to ensure a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. … Continue reading
A broken tooth requires a visit to your dentist. While you should see him/her as soon as possible, there are some things you can do immediately to help your situation. Learn what steps to take when you suffer trauma resulting in tooth breakage or loss. … Continue reading
Shopping the right toothpaste is overwhelming. Store shelves are crammed with different, brands, shapes, and flavors or toothpaste. And, they all claim to be the solution for a wide variety of dental problems. So, what should you look for when choosing a toothpaste? … Continue reading