Can chewing gum help your teeth?

Can chewing gum help your teeth? The simple answer is that it depends on what type of gum you are chewing. If you are chewing Extra’s sugar-free peppermint or spearmint gum for example, then yes, it’s good for your teeth. Chewing gum is a great alternative for when brushing or flossing your teeth is impossible, […]

What is sleep and sedation dentistry?

What is sleep and sedation dentistry? Is pain and fear keeping you away from the dentist? Does the sound of dental drills make you nervous? The hardest part about having dental work is that you are aware of everything that is happening; you can hear and see everything, which is really distressing for some patients, […]

Can chewing gum help your teeth?

Can chewing gum help your teeth? The simple answer is that it depends on what type of gum you are chewing. If you are chewing Extra’s sugar-free peppermint or spearmint gum for example, then yes, it’s good for your teeth. Chewing gum is a great alternative for when brushing or flossing your teeth is impossible, […]

Maintain good oral hygiene this Christmas season

Maintain good oral hygiene this Christmas season With the festive season here, you will probably be tempted to eat and drink more, which can be bad for your oral health. We generally find that people’s teeth and gums usually take a hit during this time of the year, as snacking, parties and dinners increase in […]

What are lip and tongue ties, and how are they treated?

What are lip and tongue ties, and how are they treated? Unfortunately, there isn’t a great deal of awareness surrounding tongue and lip ties. Which means many mums and babies are suffering through this condition without knowing there is a simple and effective fix. Thankfully, some practitioners are becoming increasingly more involved in the lactation […]

Maximise your oral health during Dental Health Week 2019

Happy Dental Health Week – Here are a few ways to maximise your oral health. For Dental Health Week 2019, the Australian Dental Association has provided us with important information that can help you to maximize your oral health. ADA has heaps of resources available to help you keep your oral health in line all […]

Can Children Get Sleep Apnoea?

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea is one of the most severe sleep-breathing disorders Often considered as a severe sleeping disorder for adults, it can have severe effects on children as well. This blog investigates how it can affect children and what are the best treatment options. According to Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service (2019), approximately […]

Ages For Wearing Braces

Ages for wearing braces Braces can be worn by both adults as well as teenagers, although treatment may differ slightly between the cases. Adolescents wearing braces Wearing braces as an adolescent means that we can provide faster treatment. Oftentimes, we can get through the cases in about 15 to 18 months. Sometimes treatment needs to […]

Visiting an Oral Hygienist

Oral Hygiene The value of good oral hygiene cannot be overstated. It is not simply a matter or fresh breath and unstained teeth, it goes much deeper than that, as it is linked to your general health. Good oral hygiene can be the difference between whether or not you experience dental decay and/or gum disease. […]

Straight Talk for Adults

Adult Orthodontics For many adults today, their number one problem with their smile is the straightness — or more specifically, the lack thereof. Straightening your teeth Decades ago, many people were not necessarily concerned about the straightness of their teeth. Children wearing brace was not as common as it is today and while many adults […]