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Gum anyone?

Chewing sugar-free gum (and that’s the crucial qualifier, it must be sugar-free!) may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you’re thinking about good dietary habits to benefit your teeth. Studies have shown that chewing sugar-free gum for 20 minutes after eating can prompt

Watch What You Eat

It is not just the obvious sweet foods and drinks such as lollies and soft drinks that can cause decay. Frequent snacking on foods with hidden sugars like biscuits, crackers, cereals, chips and even dried fruit (these also break down into sugars in the mouth) can cause

Diet and Oral Health

Eating affects your oral health The reality is our eating habits play a major role in tooth decay, which is a diet related disease. Sugars in the food and drinks we eat are taken up by bacteria, producing acids that attack the outer layer of tooth enamel

Wisdom Teeth

Third molars were known as “teeth of wisdom” from the seventeenth century and “wisdom teeth” from the nineteenth century. The third molars generally appear much later than other teeth, usually between the ages of 17 and 25 when a person reaches adulthood. It is generally thought among

Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity — also known as dentin hypersensitivity — affects the tooth or exposed root surfaces. This occurs when the enamel that protects our teeth gets thinner, or when gum recession occurs, exposing the underlying surface, the dentin, thus, reducing the protection the enamel and gums provide

BAD BREATH

Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Basically, all the food eaten begins to

Your smile

Your smile is one of the first physical features that a person will notice; it is an important part in non-verbal communication. Smiles can show people that you are a welcoming and approachable person, creating a great first impression. However, damaged or stained teeth may discourage a

Teeth Whitening

Teeth may become stained or discoloured over a long period time. This can be caused by the consumption of wine, cola drinks, coffee and tea, food with strong pigments and smoking or chewing of tobacco. Teeth whitening, or teeth bleaching can make discoloured teeth become pearly white

Ceramic inlays and onlays

Inlays and onlays are types of restorations that are used when the damage to the tooth requires more than a filling but doesn’t necessarily require a crown. They can be used to replace a larger filling that is failing, such as metal amalgam, or to restore a

What is a Dental Implant?

A dental implant is a titanium post which is placed in the jawbone and is used to support a crown, bridge or denture. The metal root acts as an anchor, making the implant just as strong as a real tooth. Dental implants have been in use for

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Unit 2, 109 Union Road,
Surrey Hills, Victoria
Australia, 3127

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Melbourne, Victoria
Australia, 3000

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