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All You Need To Know About Getting Your Teeth Cleaned

Even if you just drop by for a check up, your dentist is likely to want to do professional clean. But why? If you brush and floss twice a day, why do you need it? In a nutshell, there’s simply things that can’t be done with a consumer-grade toothbrush and some minty dental floss. A…

Why Regular Dental Check-Ups Are Important

It’s one of those things that just seems to fall by the wayside for a lot people. Finding the time to book a dental check-up is – tragically – low on a lot of people’s priorities. Whether it’s just sheer forgetfulness or people thinking that if they realise something’s wrong they’ll always have time to…

The Classic Benefits of Flossing

Most people know that dental health plays an important role in our overall wellbeing but this fact is sometimes underappreciated. In addition to brushing your teeth at least twice a day another way to maintain our teeth’s good health is by flossing regularly. Many studies and research often link oral health to various systemic diseases…

What foods are good for your teeth? What are bad?

Brushing your teeth well everyday combined with regular visits to the dentists is the best way to maintain good oral health and teeth. Dentists are also there to look after our teeth with fillings, crowns and professional cleaning should any problems arise, but as the old saying goes –prevention is better than cure. As with…

Benefits of Flossing

As we all know, it is extremely important that we take care of our teeth because, without regular cleaning and check-ups, they are vulnerable to decay. When we are young we are told to brush at least twice a day and floss once per day. But why are we told to floss? What benefits come…

Teeth Whitening Products That Just Don’t Work

In modern social circles, the perfect white smile is regarded as a necessity. This leads to Australians spending millions, if not billions, of dollars on teeth whitening products every year. They use these to try and remove the effects of nasty substances which discolour their teeth, including red wine, coffee, and cigarettes. However, since the…

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Techniques we use to calm nervous kids at the dentist

All children who have either been, or it’s their first time visiting a dentist, require a slightly different approach to ensure they feel less anxiety and stress. Our job is to ensure all children we see have a great experience and to foster the importance of good oral care, which includes a regular 6 month…

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What Is the Right Way to Brush?

Proper brushing takes at least two minutes. That’s right, 120 seconds! A good suggestion would be to use a timer; either digital or a simple miniature hour glass timer. To properly brush your teeth, use short, gentle strokes, paying extra attention to the gum line, hard-to-reach back teeth and areas around fillings, crowns or other…

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Do you have a problem with loose dentures?

Some of the most common complaints of denture wearers are loose dentures, uncomfortable and even painful with certain hard foods. All of these concerns can easily be eliminated forever with the use of Mini Dental Implants (MDI)! Full dentures can be made much smaller and thinner as they are held in the mouth via a click-in system.