Does A Toothache Mean I Have a Cavity?

Does A Toothache Mean I Have a Cavity?

Toothache can be caused by a cavity but it may be due to other reasons. One simple thing to try is to gently floss around the affected tooth because sometimes a tooth can be pushed painfully out of place by impacted food. If your toothache persists then please see your dentist as soon as you can. People may experience tooth sensitivity or pain when consuming...
Why Should You Get Dental Veneers?

Why Should You Get Dental Veneers?

Would you love a bright, beautiful and more youthful smile? Dental veneers can be a great solution, hiding teeth that are stained, chipped or crooked, or which have become worn over the years. Dental veneers are very thin shells of porcelain custom-made to fit precisely over your existing natural teeth. They can transform the appearance of your natural teeth in a way that is minimally...
Your Mouth is the Gateway to Your Health

Your Mouth is the Gateway to Your Health

Regularly seeing a dentist is about far more than maintaining healthy teeth, as your mouth is a gateway to your overall health. The connection between oral and general health is because of mouth bacteria that feed on leftover food, creating toxins and acids that infect and inflame your gums, eventually creating gum disease. Without proper dental care, gum disease can worsen, and eventually your gums...
What Your Mouth Can Reveal About Your Health

What Your Mouth Can Reveal About Your Health

Did you realise that every time you visit our dentist, your mouth can provide valuable clues about your general health? Regular dental check-ups do a great deal more than just protect your smile! In fact, your oral health and general health are intimately connected. When we take routine dental x-rays, our dentist can assess the density of the bone around your teeth. Signs of any...
How to Host a Virtual Scavenger Hunt

How to Host a Virtual Scavenger Hunt

A virtual scavenger hunt is a great way to connect safely with family and friends or for children to stay in touch with their friends. It is also an excellent team-building activity and can be a fun way to begin or end an online meeting. Send Out Invites Send out your invitations with the time and program for everyone to connect. Include a link to...
The Not So Sweet Side of Halloween and Braces

The Not So Sweet Side of Halloween and Braces

Halloween is one celebration that you won’t want to miss, and we certainly don’t want to stop you from enjoying this spooky night of fun. However, it is sensible to take some precautions and to make the right choices to protect your smile, and especially if you wear braces. We’ve listed a few tips and tricks on how to get the most out of Halloween,...
Halloween Monster Burgers

Halloween Monster Burgers

These Halloween themed monster burgers are scary delicious and packed with flavour and are incredibly easy to make. They are a tasty addition to any Halloween party. Ingredients 4 beef burgers 4 slices cheddar cheese 4 brioche burger buns, halved and toasted 1tbsp olive oil 4 iceberg lettuce leaves 1 thinly sliced tomato 4 halved cherry tomatoes 8 black olives Tomato sauce and shoestring fries...
This September, Why Not Get a Bright and Beautiful Smile?

This September, Why Not Get a Bright and Beautiful Smile?

Did you know 65% of Australians haven’t seen a dentist during the past two years? It is a statistic we’d love to see change. This month is an excellent chance to book a check-up if you are overdue. Keeping up with your regular check-ups is easy and cost-effective because we can detect and treat any dental problems that much sooner, often before they cause discomfort....
How is Hay Fever Linked to Dental Health Problems?

How is Hay Fever Linked to Dental Health Problems?

If you suffer from seasonal allergies like hay fever, you know all about the unpleasant side-effects including coughing, sneezing, having a stuffy nose and itchy, watery eyes. What’s not so well-known is the potential effect on your dental health as allergies can increase the risk of tooth decay, gum disease, bad breath and sore throats. Frequently, hay fever causes sinus pain, and when your sinuses...
Getting Older and How It Affects Your Dental Health – The Life of Your Smile

Getting Older and How It Affects Your Dental Health – The Life of Your Smile

As you get older, the effects of ageing gradually become more obvious, and this includes changes to your dental health. A lifetime of bad oral habits can take its toll, but while some pessimistic people might say tooth loss is inevitable, it needn’t be. Common Dental Problems in Later Life Natural wear and tear caused by biting and chewing, and exposure to acids in the...