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How to manage a toddler’s toothache

Childrens Dental
Toothaches can be painful for kids. But they’re also quite common. That’s why you need to know how to handle a toothache when your kid has one. If your child has a toothache, there are plenty of things that you can do to alleviate the pain, but there are few things that you can actually…

5 Signs That You May Have A Rotten Tooth

Dental Advice
5 Signs That You May Have A Rotten Tooth When your tooth hurts, it doesn’t matter what else is wrong with your mouth; you will notice the pain. That’s why if your teeth are hurting, it’s time to get them checked by a dentist. It could be the start of something bigger! Toothache. It’s one…

3 Myths on Sedation Dentistry

Are you anxious about your next dental visit, did you fidget during your last dental appointment, have the fear of seeing a dentist ever stopped you from receiving dental care? If your answer is yes to any or all of these questions, then you are suffering from dental anxiety, a common phobia widely known as…

COVID-19: A guide to better oral health

Dental Advice
The COVID-19 pandemic as affected everyone and many of you are, like us, under quarantine and social distancing. When you’re in your home day after day, it can be easy to let a few personal habits slide a little, since you aren’t going to work or school. These covid19 dental habits can keep you healthy!…
How much sugar are you really drinking

How much sugar are you really drinking?

Dental Advice
The Quantity of Sugar We Drink on A Regular Consumption Basis The drinks you consume contain either natural or added sugar. Too much added sugar might be the reason for your weight gain and vulnerability to various diseases like obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart diseases. If you are always taking your favorite drink without…

What Is Gingivitis and How Can You Prevent It?

Dental Advice
If you have seen a bit of blood in your sink when brushing, that bleeding can be one of the signs that you may be having gum disease. The mild variety of this sickness is gingivitis. For a better understanding, gingivitis is the early stage of gum disease which is caused by the buildup of…

The Consequences of Thumb Sucking

Dental Advice

It is usual for babies to suck on their thumbs, fingers, and pacifiers because it is a natural reflex for them, however it can cause permanent damage for the teeth if not addressed early on.

5 Oral health myths busted

Dental Advice

When it comes to caring for your teeth there are many myths about teeth whitening, effects of sugar and fluoride in water. We uncover the truths and facts.

How to deal with a toothache

Dental Advice
Dealing with any kind of aches and pains is no fun. As we grow older, it seems the aches we would get once in awhile seem to multiply. However, the worst pain anyone could deal with is a toothache. It doesn’t just hurt your tooth; it can affect your head, sinuses, and even your throat.…

5 facts about missing teeth

Dental Advice
For children, the loss of baby tooth is a gloried rite of passage. For adults, loss of a tooth can be incredibly embarrassing irrespective of the cause. As a matter of fact, it can be a severe dental health problem. Loss of tooth is often caused by either trauma or tooth decay. Although it can…

Things You Should Know About Tooth Whitening

Dental Advice
Everyday brushing and flossing our teeth keeps them healthy, brighter, and whiter. However our teeth are similar to sponge— they have pores that absorb anything we put in our mouths. Some habits, foods, and drinks we take can take away the natural sparkle of our teeth or even make them more yellow than they used…

What Sugar Really Does to Your Teeth

Dental Advice
What your child eats significantly affect his or her teeth. If you are like most parents, you are probably concerned about the effects that sugar has on your kid. You are not alone; kids tend to go cuckoo on candy in all its forms. They generally prefer saltier and sweeter tastes than adults and don’t…
Sunshine Coast Prosthodontists

What is a Prosthodontist

Dental Advice
When it comes to common repair of gums and teeth, dentists are a common career that comes to mind. But did you know about other specialty careers like orthodontists and prosthodontists? For the record, orthodontists deal with items like misplaced teeth and braces. The prosthodontist goes so far as to make molds of your teeth,…
Sunshine Coast Cosmetic dentistry

7 Tips for choosing a Cosmetic Dentist

Do you need to have a procedure done on your teeth, gums or overall mouth that will restore a great smile? Maybe you need to have a tooth or two examined, particularly if they jut out from the others and give other people the impression of buck teeth. This is where the field of cosmetic…

Why you should use Professional Teeth Whitening Services

Dental Advice
Everyone wants to have whiter teeth and fresher breath when they wake up for work or school or get ready for an important evening date. But there are times when teeth whitening should be handled by the professionals. Maybe you want to have a full mouth of whiter teeth and a great smile. Teeth whitening…

5 Tips on Dental Implants After Care

Dental Advice
They can be a pricey part of your dental care experience, but dental implants are often important for patients  who want to stabilize their gums and teeth. Once inside of you, however, you need to have a plan of attack to make sure further dental work won’t be needed. Replacing dental implants with more expensive…