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 […]

How does sugar affect your teeth?

Diets high in sugar have been linked to obesity and an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases. But did you know, a high-sugar diet can impact your dental health too? The more sugar you consume, the more you increase your risk of tooth decay and gum disease. Knowing […]

Are DIY whitening trends safe?

Over time, our teeth can gradually appear discoloured or dull. And not just from eating certain foods or drinking beverages such as coffee or red wine. Age-related structural changes in our teeth can also cause discoloration. A great way to improve the appearance of your teeth is to visit your dentist. Here they will provide […]

Dental care in Australia: Why treatment in Australia beats overseas

Pre COVID-19, thousands of Australians were choosing to travel overseas to pursue cheaper cosmetic dental work. Countries like Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia proved most attractive. But due to the outbreak, we’re restricted from travelling overseas indefinitely. With no dental vacation in sight, Australians are facing a decision. Whether to have treatment here in Australia or […]

Is it safe to have dental work during pregnancy?

In short yes. That old wives tale that visiting a dentist while pregnant could be harmful to bub and mum-to-be is just that, a wives tale. Despite this, a study by the Australian Dental Association reveals that more than 50 percent of women believe that it’s unsafe to have dental work during pregnancy. And this […]

Dental case study: All on 4 implant supported dentures

Meet the patient The patient was experiencing a number of symptoms that indicated it was time for him to visit an experienced dentist. He found biting and chewing painful, limiting his diet. He had several loose teeth amongst gaps where teeth had fallen out. The remainder of his teeth were constantly sensitive. The state of […]

Use it or lose your dental cover

New research conducted by comparison website Finder shows that over two-thirds of Australian health insurance policyholders are unsure what portion of their health insurance extras are not being used. A national survey of over 2,000 people showed that a potential $4.5 billion worth of health insurance extras are going unused. And at an average of […]

Tooth fillings 101: Everything you need to know

Need a tooth filling? Much like the treatment’s name implies, a tooth filling involves exactly that and is considered one of the most routine procedures in dentistry. So if you’re looking for the 101 on tooth fillings, read on to find out more to help you say ahhhh, I didn’t know that. What is a […]

Five tips to ensure the best dentistry for children

Children grow up fast. As parents, keeping up with pediatrician appointments, regular immunisations, and attending to daily injuries, can be overwhelming. So we forgive you if a visit to the dentist isn’t at the top of your to-do list. But, studies prove why dentistry for children is so important. Tooth decay is the most common […]