A Quick Guide to Overcome Dental Anxiety
Dental phobia, dentophobia, dental anxiety and dental fear – these are all terms created to describe what many people feel when going to see a dentist. Even if you don’t suffer from an extreme “phobia”, for most people undergoing a dental treatment without the sedation is far from pleasant.Continue reading..
The rise and risks of dental tourism
In today’s financial climate where the average Australian’s disposable income is dwindling and financial outgoings are on the rise it’s no surprise that cheaper options for both essential and cosmetic dental work are being sought. “Dental tourism” is now becoming increasingly common and for just a fraction of the cost of the dental treatment alone […]Continue reading..
Oral Health Tips For Parents Of Young Children
Teaching your child about good oral hygiene from an early age is an important lesson that they will carry with them into adulthood. From preventing tooth decay to scheduling dental checkups, there are certain things you should be doing to stay on top of your child’s oral health. Important Daily Practices A study by the […]Continue reading..
Protecting your child’s teeth during sports and physical activity
Every year, children and adults are treated for nasty dental injuries that could have been prevented, or at the very least minimised, by wearing a professionally created mouthguard. Usually the treatment for sporting injuries to the mouth is long, complex and expensive, and sometimes the damage is permanent resulting in lost teeth and expensive cosmetic […]Continue reading..
Gum disease and your overall health: Is there a connection?
When you think of someone with gum disease the images that come to mind are often those of red, inflamed and perhaps bleeding gums paired with bad breath and maybe issues with plaque. New research has recently suggested that the effects of gum disease might not just be localised to the mouth area and could be much more […]Continue reading..