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Preventive Dentistry

How to Avoid a Christmas Toothache.

If you or your family like to indulge over the Christmas period, gaining weight isn't the only consequence you should be aware of. Sweet snacks, festive drinks and other holiday hazards can all take their toll on your teeth, and a toothache is often the first sign that something's wrong. If your too.....
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HOW TO PREVENT TOOTH DECAY AND SAVE KIDS' TEETH.

Public understanding of good oral hygiene is better than it used to be, but tooth decay is still a major health concern in Australia, especially when it comes to children. Tooth decay (also known as dental caries) is a disease of the mouth that involves the loss of mineral from teeth. Over time, thi.....
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IS IT EVER TOO LATE TO START FLOSSING.

While more than half of Australians follow dentists' recommendations to brush their teeth twice a day, only 17 percent say they floss regularly, according to a survey by the Australian Dental Association. If you've been treating flossing as an optional extra, you could be at higher risk of tooth dec.....
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IS A CRACKED TOOTH AN EMERGENCY.

A cracked tooth is one of the most common dental injuries, which can affect people of all ages. Even a small crack can be extremely painful and put your tooth at risk of infection, so it's important to see a dentist as soon as possible. Your dentist will examine your mouth and discuss your treatment.....
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WHAT DOES MOUTH CANCER LOOK LIKE.

Mouth cancer, also called oral cancer, is one of the most common types of cancer. It can develop inside or outside the mouth – usually on the lips, tongue or floor of the mouth, but also the cheeks, gums, tonsils and other areas. Read this short guide to learn how to spot possible signs of mouth can.....
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12 DENTAL DANGERS OF CHRISTMAS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM.

Christmas is many people's favourite time of year, but it's traditionally the worst time of the year for teeth. Over-indulging in sweet treats, drinking too much alcohol and being careless can all increase the risk of having to spend some of the festive period at the dental clinic to treat a toothac.....
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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU HAVE A WISDOM TOOTH REMOVED.

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to grow in the mouth, but sometimes they can be more trouble than they're worth. If a wisdom tooth is stuck inside your gum or pushing against your other teeth, your dentist will recommend an extraction. They might also recommend extracting wisdom teeth to avoid probl.....
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DO I NEED TO REPLACE A MISSING TOOTH.

Have you lost an adult tooth because of tooth decay or an injury? All of your teeth play an important role in eating and supporting your face and jaw, so a gap in your smile can be more than just a cosmetic issue. Find out why it's important to replace missing teeth and whether a denture, bridge or .....
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WHAT CAUSES GUM DISEASE - AND HOW TO PREVENT IT.

If your gums are swollen, red or bleeding, you might have gum disease. One of the most common oral health problems in Australia, gum disease (periodontal disease) can affect people of all ages. If you think you might have gum disease, you should schedule an appointment with your dentist to discuss t.....
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HOW TO HELP MANAGE TEETH GRINDING.

Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is one of the common dental problems. Many people are likely to be unaware of their habit of teeth grinding, until their dentist informs them about tell-tale signs of it during their routine dental visits.Many of our patients have problems such as temporomandibular j.....
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