Common oral diseases like tooth decay and gum disease are preventable with proper dental care. Follow these easy tips to help keep your teeth and gums healthy. Brush regularly but gently, using a soft-bristled toothbrush. Brushing too vigorously can damage your teeth and gums. Use...

It will soon be Dental Health Week here in Australia as this event runs from the 2nd to the 8th of August. It is the Australian Dental Association's major promotional campaign where dentists everywhere aim to educate patients about the importance of looking after their...

As your child grows up, we keep a close eye on the development of their teeth and jaws. The following conditions are rare but treatable. Hypodontia and Anodontia Hypodontia is where several teeth don’t develop. Anodontia is where some or all the teeth fail to form. It...

As temperatures drop, it can affect your dental health. Knowing how winter can affect your oral health can help you avoid many of these problems. Canker Sores Canker sores or mouth ulcers can flare up during winter, especially if you like to eat a lot of spicy...

You need a healthy immune system to help you fight infection and disease, and one of the easiest ways to boost your community is by following a healthy diet. When you eat healthily, it provides your body with all the vitamins and minerals and energy...

Most people know that sugar is bad for their teeth, but it’s the bacteria in your mouth that feed on sugar and cause the damage. As bacteria consume sugar, they produce acid that attacks the tooth enamel, weakening it and eventually causing cavities. Many people...

Did you know stomach problems can affect your dental health? If you have an upset stomach and are sick, it exposes your teeth to strong stomach acids that can gradually wear away tooth enamel, a problem known as acid erosion. Eventually, your teeth can develop...

It’s important to make sure you use mouthwash correctly to get the maximum benefit. What Is Mouthwash? One of the main functions of mouthwash is for freshening breath, but some mouthwashes contain other helpful ingredients. These include fluoride and antibacterial agents. Using fluoride mouthwash can help protect...