How often should you have a dental check-up?

Dental Check up patient

It’s no secret that your dental health is important. After all, your teeth and gums allow you to eat and speak. But how often should you have a dental check-up? The answer is not a ‘one size fits all’ — it depends on your individual situation and the current health of your mouth. When to […]

Anxious about the dentist? Sleep it off with sleep dentistry

Going to the dentist can be intimidating for many people. You may have grown up with a fear of dentists or had a bad experience as a child or teenager. Anxiety can cause you to miss or cancel an appointment and in turn fail to maintain good oral health. This can lead to more serious […]

How much do veneers cost?

How much do veneers cost? Suffering from chipped, cracked or discoloured teeth? Looking for a way to boost your confidence and get that pearly white smile? You’re not alone. Rising in popularity with the help of social media influencers and celebrities, veneers have become one of the most sought-after cosmetic dental procedures. While there’s an […]

Emergency dentists – What to do when you’re in pain.

Mouth pain: it’s frustrating and uncomfortable. Most mouth pain, often arising from teeth sensitivity or cavities, develops slowly over time. Dental emergencies on the other hand, such as a knocked-out or infected tooth, can happen at any time, without warning. When faced with a dental emergency, knowing what to do and when to contact an […]

How long do dental implants last?

Dental implant technology

If you have missing teeth, there are several treatments to consider to restore your smile. But despite so many options, there is one treatment that more patients are choosing over any other treatment. Due to their longevity and likelihood of success, dental implants are the most common choice to replace missing teeth or to provide […]

What to do when you have cavities

Dental Check up patient

Has your mouth been aching or causing you discomfort? This may be a sign that you have a cavity. Caused by an excess of sugar-consuming bacteria in your mouth, cavities form by softening the hard layer of enamel and dentin on your teeth. Your saliva will then continue to dissolve these layers, causing a hole […]

What is Invisalign?

Looking for options to straighten your teeth and improve your smile? Years ago, traditional braces – equipped with metal wires and brackets – were your only option. But, today, our patients visit us for an alternative straightening solution called Invisalign. In contrast to braces, Invisalign clear aligners are removable and practically invisible. That means there’s […]

What causes sensitive teeth?

Do you ever get the feeling of discomfort or pain in your teeth when consuming hot or cold foods and drinks such as tea or ice cream? The pain can be either a sudden, sharp pain that passes quickly or a dull, aching pain that progresses to your jaw and lasts for minutes or hours. […]

How do I get rid of bad breath?

Bad breath (medically known as halitosis) can be embarrassing and distressing for anyone experiencing it. Supermarket and pharmacy shelves are teeming with products that attempt to counteract it including gum, mints, mouthwash, and sprays. But although these products mask unpleasant odours, they’re temporary solutions that don’t address the cause of bad breath. So, what causes […]

6 ways to keep your gums healthy

It’s common for parents to educate their children from a young age to brush and floss their teeth daily. It’s an easy habit to form but it’s important to know why it’s good practice. Poor gum health leads to the development of gum disease which is quite common in Australia. In fact, 30 per cent […]