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Oral Health & Dental Caries
Most people have heard about caries, tooth decay or dental cavities. Possibly, many have already experienced dental caries at least once in their lives. But what is it and what causes it? It goes beyond the simple cliché “don’t eat sweets or you will have dental cavities”, and this is what we are going to talk about today.
The pros & cons of overseas dental health
The pros & cons of overseas dental health. Sun-soaked beaches in a foreign land, immersing yourself in new cultures, and all while getting affordable dental work. Dental tourism seems too good to be true. With procedures such as implants, dentures, crowns, bridges and root canals, overseas dentists are able to offer a similar type of service as your local dental expert. Meanwhile, dentistry procedures here in Australia, while more accessible, can come with a staggering price tag. But how does dental tourism stack up against your local dentist?
Dental Health Week 2019 in Australia
How is your Oral Health tracking? This week Dentistry Plus is promoting good oral health & hygiene as part of Dental Health Week 2019. While quality, affordable smile solutions are what we do best, our focus is on encouraging good dental health, so your smile shines brighter for longer.
What To Do When Teeth Get Sensitive?
What To Do When Teeth Get Sensitive? Most people find out that they have sensitive teeth when they bite into an ice cream. If you experience pain associated with exposure to cold food or drink, it might be time to see a dentist. Your teeth may appear normal when you...
Why Do Dentists Use Laughing Gas?
Why Do Dentists Use Laughing Gas? If you are a nervous patient or need help to relax during a dental procedure, your dentist may offer you sedation. Sedation is commonly used to help children remain cooperative during treatment. Sedation can take the fear out of your
Diabetes and Gum Disease: What you need to know
Diabetes and Gum Disease: What you need to know 1 in 5 people suffer from periodontal disease, better known as gum disease. Meanwhile, around 1.7 million Australians suffer from diabetes. Recent studies are suggesting a common link between diabetes and gum disease
Why Are Dental Implants So Expensive?
Why Are Dental Implants So Expensive? If you’ve lost a tooth and it leaves you embarrassed, then a good solution is a dental implant. This procedure replaces the lost natural tooth and its root. The process to replace a missing tooth is lengthy, taking several months...
Can You Get A Full Mouth Of Dental Implants?
Can You Get A Full Mouth Of Dental Implants? Losing your teeth is a major upset to anyone, made all the worse by the old jokes we’ve all heard about false teeth. There are many reasons why you may need to have all your teeth extracted, from periodontal disease to...
Help! My Child Has Knocked A Tooth Out!
Help! My Child Has Knocked A Tooth Out! A lot of parents, guardians and educators are really in the dark about how to treat a dental emergency such as a child knocking out a permanent tooth. Accidents that cause trauma to the mouth are common in childhood. There’s the..
Why Flossing Is Important | Benefits Of Flossing
Why Flossing Is Important And The Benefits Of Flossing People often hate flossing. And, that’s understandable when you think that it’s a commonly avoided part of our oral hygiene routine, but, if you’re not flossing, there may be big ‘gaps’ in your regimen (excuse the...
When Do Permanent Teeth Come In?
When Do Permanent Teeth Come In? As a parent you will have watched your baby’s early developmental milestones and seen their first teeth develop. Between the ages of six months and three years, all twenty of their primary teeth will be on show. At the age of six, the..
What Can Happen If A Tooth Infection Is Left Untreated?
What Can Happen If A Tooth Infection Is Left Untreated? If you have a painful tooth infection, understandably you need relief fast. There’s plenty of advice on the internet on ‘how to treat an infected tooth yourself’. Suggested home remedies include hot and cold..