Crown lengthening is a surgical procedure that can help to create a more aesthetically pleasing and healthier smile. During this treatment, a dentist removes excess gum tissue and sometimes bone from around your upper front teeth, helping to expose more of the tooth structure. When Might...

A tooth cavity is a hole in a tooth caused by decay when harmful bacteria can enter a tooth. Healthy teeth are covered with strong tooth enamel, but each day the enamel is attacked by acid produced by these harmful bacteria. Eventually the acid weakens...

Were you planning to savour your Halloween haul over several months or do you indulge and eat your treats all at once? If it is the latter, there is some good news! An obesity researcher at the University of Sydney has discovered that eating chocolate every...

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...

While you’re doing some spring cleaning, don’t forget to check your dental hygiene supplies. We’ve listed for easy spring tips to help you maintain a healthy mouth. Get rid of ageing toothbrushes and replace them with shiny new ones, as most people need a new...

Every August marks the Australian Dental Association’s annual oral health promotion event and which aims to educate and encourage Australians to look after their dental health. This year the campaign focuses on a new initiative to track oral health here in Australia. It is tempting...