Oral hygiene habits start early. Print off this interactive brushing tool to encourage a good brushing routine for your child… WHOSE RESPONSIBILITY? Brushing your teeth twice daily can be a habit hard to maintain. Busy mornings and day-to-day activities can often leave oral hygiene in the backseat. But how did we initially learn how often
Having dental problems is no strange occurrence for many Australians, with many of us having a filling or two by the time we reach adulthood. But, we believe it doesn’t have to be this way. Keep reading for the most common dental problems in adult Australians and how you can keep them at bay.
Good teeth are a symbol of health and prosperity in our society. Missing or visibly rotting teeth are associated with people of a lower social class, while straight, white teeth are associated with celebrities and models. As such, our teeth can have a big impact on our confidence and self-esteem. Keep reading to find out
No one likes the dentist. It’s a little uncomfortable as we lie, mouth open, on the chair. But for some people, their dislike is much stronger. Why is hatred or fear of the dentist so common amongst adults and kids alike? And what can you do to address it? Keep reading to find out.
The root canal gets a bad rap – it’s feared more than just about any type of dental procedure, with the very words being enough to fill some adults with dread. In reality, it’s a very common procedure with patients rarely reporting a bad experience. Keep reading to find out key facts about the root
Are you sick of seeing yellowed teeth when you look in the mirror in the morning? Years of drinking coffee, tea and red wine takes its toll on most of us and for some, making that smile pearly white again is really important. But, with so many teeth whitening products on the market these days,
Dental emergencies can strike at any time and in any place, from the kitchen table to the schoolyard or the football field. There’s never a good time for a dental emergency but luckily, help is available. Read on for more information about dental emergencies and what you can do to ease the pain and save
A trip to the dentist can be really scary for some children. Children who suffer from anxiety, sensory aversions or other issues may be uncomfortable and even fearful of a dental check-up. This can be overwhelming and disheartening for both the parent and the child. While all good dentists will make children feel as comfortable
If you or someone you know is having a dental emergency, it can be hard to know what to do. There may be bleeding or severe pain depending on the problem. Sometimes, the wait and see approach can do more harm than good. If you know what to do in a dental emergency, you are
There are many myths and misconceptions around flossing. While some people think that flossing is important to prevent future oral health problems, others may think that it’s unnecessary. So is flossing useless or even harmful to your teeth? In this article, we’ll separate fact from fiction when it comes to this important practice. MYTH #1