Easy Tips to Stay Healthy These Holidays

Easy Tips to Stay Healthy These Holidays

During the school holidays, it’s easy to fall into bad eating habits so follow our simple tips to help keep the entire family healthy this year. Get your children involved with cooking as this will let them be part of your healthy eating regime, teaches them about proper nutrition and its fun to do as a family. Choose healthy meals that kids will like, for...
This Year Why Not Resolve to Have a Healthier Smile?

This Year Why Not Resolve to Have a Healthier Smile?

At this time of year, many people will resolve to eat healthier or to exercise regularly, but most will overlook their oral health. In fact, a healthy mouth is crucial because poor oral health can negatively affect your general health. We’ve listed a few tips to help you enjoy your healthiest and most beautiful smile yet for 2019. Schedule regular check-ups and hygiene appointments. Professional...
Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth

Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth

Good dental care should be a lifelong habit and practising excellent oral hygiene every day will help to keep your teeth in great shape, preventing future problems. Looking after your teeth isn’t tricky, and we’ve listed a few simple things that can help. Make sure you drink plenty of water and especially after each meal because this will help to rinse away food debris and...
Easy Tips for Caring for Baby Teeth

Easy Tips for Caring for Baby Teeth

It’s essential to take care of baby teeth even though they are only around for a few years. Follow these easy tips on how to care for your baby’s first teeth. Begin Oral Hygiene before Your Baby’s Teeth Erupt Make sure you begin to wipe your baby’s gums after each feeding using damp gauze or a washcloth wrapped around your finger. You can also buy...
Holiday Treats for Healthy Teeth

Holiday Treats for Healthy Teeth

Christmas is time to celebrate and to enjoy seasonal foods. Making healthy food choices will help to preserve your pearly whites. Keep Hydrated with Water Keep hydrated with plain water which helps wash away food debris and maintains a healthy amount of saliva. Saliva is your body’s protection against tooth decay because it helps to counteract erosive acids and it contains essential enzymes, proteins and...
Nutrient Deficiencies and Oral Health

Nutrient Deficiencies and Oral Health

Your dental health is essential for overall health, but if you want strong teeth and gums, you must choose nutritious foods. Did you realise that the symptoms of systemic problems including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease are often visible in your mouth and may be diagnosed by your dentist before your doctor? When you eat a healthy balanced diet, it helps to protect your...
It’s Time to Use It or Lose It!

It’s Time to Use It or Lose It!

  The New Year fast approaching and most private health insurance dental benefits expire on the 31st December. Unfortunately, most health funds do not allow rollover of benefits – they take a USE IT OR LOSE IT APPROACH. It is essential that if you have any required treatment that they are booked in and completed before the end of the calendar year so you can...
Looking After Your Dental Health During Pregnancy

Looking After Your Dental Health During Pregnancy

Excellent dental health is even more critical during pregnancy. Looking after your teeth and gums will help protect your unborn baby. Many women can develop gum disease during pregnancy because of hormonal changes, and any existing gum disease may worsen. Severe gum disease or periodontal disease is a particular worry during pregnancy because it could increase the risk of a low birth weight baby or...
Simple Tips to Help You Enjoy a Healthier Summer

Simple Tips to Help You Enjoy a Healthier Summer

Everyday routines tend to take a backseat during summer, but you can use this time to improve your health by following our simple and easy tips. Eat More Fresh Berries Make the most of fresh berry season by having a cup of mixed berries each day. They are packed with antioxidants, reducing the risk of age-related illnesses and damage to tissues. Get Planting Cultivating a...
What Are Crowns and Bridges?

What Are Crowns and Bridges?

Crowns and bridges are both fixed dental restorations to restore or replace teeth entirely. They are cemented onto existing teeth or onto dental implants and are only removable by a dentist. Crowns We may suggest a crown if you have severely damaged a tooth perhaps because of trauma, decay or where a tooth has had root canal treatment. A crown covers up the tooth entirely,...