Age Well with a Healthy Mouth

Age Well with a Healthy Mouth

As you age, it’s even more crucial to look after your dental health. Poor oral health can negatively affect your quality of life and even overall health. Common problems experienced later in life include tooth loss and tooth decay, gum disease (periodontal disease), and dry mouth (xerostomia). How Ageing Can Affect Your Dental and General Health If your teeth aren’t in great shape, it can...
Did You Know Sensitive Teeth Can be Treated?

Did You Know Sensitive Teeth Can be Treated?

Eating ice cream or having a sip of hot coffee is no fun when it causes tooth pain. Sometimes even brushing or flossing your teeth is enough to make you wince. If this sounds familiar, you may have sensitive teeth, where hot and cold sensations reach your tooth nerve more easily. Tooth sensitivity can be caused by untreated tooth decay or fractured teeth, or even...
How the Winter Weather Can Affect Your Teeth

How the Winter Weather Can Affect Your Teeth

Have you noticed that breathing in the cold air makes your teeth hurt? This is because the inner part of your tooth called the dentine may be exposed. Dentine is usually protected by tooth enamel and consists of microscopic tubules. When exposed, these tubules allow sensations to travel to the nerve in your dental pulp, right in the centre of your tooth. If you’ve noticed...
Why We Love Our Mums: Oral Health and Pregnancy

Why We Love Our Mums: Oral Health and Pregnancy

While most mums-to-be will take enormous care of general health during pregnancy, oral care can often take a back seat. However, it is critical to look after your teeth and gums during pregnancy, and routine dental care is perfectly safe. We will make sure all treatments provided will not harm your baby. Book Your Checkup If you are planning on adding to your family or...
Top Tips to Ensure Busy Mums Have Great Smiles

Top Tips to Ensure Busy Mums Have Great Smiles

If you are a mum, then you probably put your needs after those of your family, but it is essential to care for yourself and particularly to look after your oral health. Because of hormonal changes that take place throughout life, women can be more vulnerable to developing oral health problems, including gum disease. Hormones can also affect the bones, causing bone thinning or osteoporosis...
Even Children Who Brush Regularly Can Still Get Cavities

Even Children Who Brush Regularly Can Still Get Cavities

We know that most parents are meticulous when it comes to caring for their children’s teeth which is why it can be extremely distressing if your child develops tooth decay. But, tooth decay in kids can be caused by different reasons other than poor dental care. A study discovered that children’s teeth develop differently and that children who have tooth decay could have tooth enamel...
How to Enjoy Your Easter Chocolate and be Cavity-Free Too

How to Enjoy Your Easter Chocolate and be Cavity-Free Too

With Easter just around the corner, chocolate treats are everywhere. While most people know that eating too much chocolate will ruin their diet, it’s easy to forget the potential effect on teeth. Whenever you eat foods that are sweet or starchy, your mouth bacteria use the excess sugars to create energy, producing a weak acid that erodes tooth enamel. Repeated exposure to these acids eventually...
Get Crafty This Easter with Projects Your Kids Will Love

Get Crafty This Easter with Projects Your Kids Will Love

This Easter, why not spend some time crafting with your kids? It’s a great way to spark their imagination and creativity. Easter Flowers Make pretty Easter flowers with cupcake liners that are folded in half and cut into petal shapes. Use several different size liners to make a multi-petalled flower, holding it together with floral wire poke through the middle and covered with paper or...
What to Do with the Kids This Easter Holiday

What to Do with the Kids This Easter Holiday

If you are busy planning your Easter activities, be sure to look into Party in the Park in Frankston. There are lots of activities for the entire family. Active kids will love the range of children’s sports available which includes Cricket Victoria, Auskick, and Frankston Netball Association is there too. There’s also bowling and obstacle courses, and if you have a little one that’s a...
How Are You Participating in Earth Hour?

How Are You Participating in Earth Hour?

On the 30th March, Earth Hour takes place between 8:30 and 9:30pm local time, and it’s the ideal moment to think about our environment. Organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature, it’s especially poignant here in Australia because we have some the world’s most beautiful and iconic wildlife and landscapes. Unfortunately, our biodiversity is under massive threat thanks to climate change, and it will affect some...