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5 Things You Must Know About Veneers

5 Things You Must Know About Veneers

Many people have heard of veneers, and some associate them with a ‘Hollywood Smile’. But what exactly are veneers, and who should get them? Firstly, veneers are really what their name suggests – a thin veneer which goes over a tooth. Think of it like a false nail –...

What Causes Bad Breath?

What Causes Bad Breath?

What Causes Bad Breath? Bad breath is a common problem to struggle with. In the mornings, it’s normal to experience bad breath, and it will usually go away with a drink of water and brushing your teeth. If the bad breath lasts throughout the day, or several days,...

What Tooth grinding Does To Your Teeth

What Tooth grinding Does To Your Teeth

What is bruxism? Bruxism is a term for tooth grinding, which is the involuntary clenching or grinding of teeth. It most commonly happens when you are asleep (sleep bruxism) but can also happen when awake. Signs and Symptoms of bruxism Teeth ache in the mornings Teeth...

Men’s Health

Men’s Health

This week is Men’s Health Week. Men in Australia live on average 4.3 years less than women. A baby boy born here in 2010 has a life expectancy of 78.0 years while a baby girl born at the same time could expect to live to 82.3 years old. Right from the start, boys...

Coronavirus isn’t the only virus we need to worry about

Coronavirus isn’t the only virus we need to worry about

By now we are all pretty well acquainted with Coronavirus. But what exactly is a virus and what other ones should you be worried about when it comes to the health of your mouth?   There are mouth viruses? Hopefully by now after reading all of our blogs, you know...

Why snacking damages your teeth

Why snacking damages your teeth

With most of us being at home a lot more, the temptation to snack and to ‘treat ourselves’ to our favourite vices has never been stronger. However, healthy eating is so important and should be an everyday habit and a lifelong commitment. Our dentist Mishari loves...

5 Tips For Healthy Teeth While In Social Isolation

5 Tips For Healthy Teeth While In Social Isolation

It’s harder to see the dentist at the moment due to the COVID-19 shutdown. So how can you keep your smile healthy and prevent any dental emergencies during this time?    1. Brush twice per day with a fluoride toothpaste When we brush our teeth, we are doing 2...

A healthy alternative to KFC

A healthy alternative to KFC

Some of you may already know how much our dentist Mishari loves to cook. Having our working life turned upside down due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Mishari is finding cooking the perfect stress reliever. Over the coming weeks, we’re going to bring you some of his...

How to Avoid the Health Fund Increases

How to Avoid the Health Fund Increases

Yes, it is that time of year again. Noticed an increase in adverts for health insurance providers lately? Every year on April 1st , private health insurers increase their fees. This year shows the lowest increase since 2002, but it’s still nearly triple the rate of...

Women’s Health and Hormones

Women’s Health and Hormones

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re delving into the health and dental issues facing women. In the last blog Women’s Health and Dentistry we discussed the chronic health conditions most faced by women and how they affect the mouth. This time, we’re talking...