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  • Preventing Gum Disease 101 - Gum disease is an inflammation of the gums, and it’s never pleasant! If severe, it may progress to impact the bone that supports your teeth, but there are certain things you do to prevent this from happening. In this week’s article, we’ve put together a how-to guide when it comes to preventing gum disease. What are …
  • 3 Easy Ways To “Dental Detox” - We may not be able to see or feel it, but our mouths are constantly buzzing with bacteria, both good and bad. For this reason, it’s really important to maintain good oral health by brushing twice a day and flossing daily. But there are other ways to go about ensuring your pearly whites receive the …
  • Do I Need A Dental Checkup Every 6 Months? - For many of us, visiting the dentist is a fairly unpleasant experience. Even the knowledge that dentists are often friendly people, with our best interests at heart, isn’t enough for some of us to get past fear surrounding dentist visits. Because of this anxiety, some of us neglect going to the dentist, and ask- do …
  • The Worst Foods For Your Teeth - It’s so important to care for our teeth properly, and one of the best ways to do this is to prevent cavities and decay before they happen. Considering that our diets have a huge influence on the health of our teeth, it can help to understand what kinds of food and drink may be damaging. …
  • What’s Causing My Toothache? - While the dentist isn’t the most pleasant place, toothaches aren’t normal. If your teeth or gums are in pain in any way, you should seek help from a dentist as soon as possible. However, sometimes it can help to understand why your teeth ache, so in this article we’ll be going over the top ten …
  • Common Mouth Diseases - Proper dental hygiene is important not just for the strength of your teeth but also for your overall physical and mental health. When neglected, poor dental hygiene can cause a number of unpleasant mouth diseases. In this week’s blog, we share the most common mouth diseases and how to prevent them.   1) Dental Cavities  The most common oral problem are dental cavities. Dental cavities …
  • Signs of Serious Dental Problems - While there are many signs that you may be experiencing serious dental issues, some of these may feel commonplace and easy to ignore. However, serious dental problems may result in a myriad of other issues, such as heart diseases and strokes. That’s why it’s so important to be able to identify when things aren’t quite …
  • Why staying hydrated is important for your dental health - Are you the kind of person to see the glass as half empty or half full? Either way, staying hydrated is always good for your health. From flushing away waste, to distributing nutrients around the body, to keeping your muscles moving, the benefits of water are undeniable. When it comes to your teeth- you guessed …
  • How to make your smile brighter   - Teeth whitening is a popular procedure with numerous benefits, including: improved self confidence, better oral health, a more youthful looking appearance and better first impressions. But what are the top ways to brighten your smile?  In this week’s blog, we break down how to make your smile brighter.   1) Whitening toothpastes  Whitening toothpastes are undoubtedly the …
  • 10 Tips for Preventative Dental Care - This week we give you a refresher on how to maintain good oral hygiene with 10 tips for preventative dental care.
  • Your Step by Step Guide to Root Canal Treatment - Root canal treatment is necessary to treat severe tooth decay in which the tooth has become infected or abscessed and the decay has progressed from the enamel to the dentin layer, eventually reaching the nerve structure of the tooth (also called the pulp). The nerve structure of the tooth begins to die, which leads to …
  • The Benefits of Teeth Whitening -   One of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures at our Berwick clinic, professional teeth whitening changes much more than just your appearance. This week, we examine just a few of the benefits associated with having professionally whitened teeth. Improved self confidence Discoloured teeth are a common cause of self-consciousness, and whitening can help you …
  • Brushing Techniques you Need to Know - Many people are surprised to discover that there is a right and wrong way to brush your teeth. This week, we look at both.
  • Everything you Need to Know about Wisdom Teeth - Wisdom teeth are the last of the molars (back teeth) to come through, usually during a person’s late teens or early-to-mid-20s. There are usually two wisdom teeth in the upper jaw and two in the lower jaw, however some people have less than for and some have none at all. In this blog, we take …
  • Are Sports Mouthguards Necessary? - In short, yes. Mouthguards play a crucial role in preventing some of the most common dental injuries including broken jaws, fractured teeth, cut lips and tongues and tooth loss. This week, we take a look at why mouthguards are so important to wear during organised sports. How do they work? Mouthguards primarily work by absorbing …
  • The Connection between Sleep and Dental Health - Getting enough sleep each night is integral to your overall health and wellbeing, however you may be surprised to learn there is a strong link between sleep and dental health. In this blog, we look at the importance of sleep and how a lack of sleep can be harmful to your oral health. Sleep fights …
  • Why Teeth Whitening is Best Left to the Professionals - The pearly white Hollywood smile is a much sought after look and as dental practices and technologies have evolved, it’s become possible for most people to achieve a whiter, brighter smile. However, the popularity of professional teeth whitening practices has given rise to a whole host of other whitening products and services which don’t employ …
  • Dental Care Tips for People with Braces - Dental care is an important aspect of overall health, and each individual has different needs and requirements based on their specific circumstances and dental history. People with braces, including children and adults, need to take extra care to protect their teeth from decay, staining and gum disease. In this blog, we explain a few essential …
  • The Leading Causes of Bad Breath - Bad breath (halitosis) is an incredibly common problem which can cause a great deal of anxiety and worry. Caused by sulphur producing bacteria on the tongue and throat, halitosis affects around 1 in 4 people globally and can result from a range of causes. This week, we look at some of the most common causes …
  • Common Signs of Poor Oral Hygiene - It’s important to pay attention to your oral health, as poor oral hygiene can easily lead to tooth decay, along with a litany of other problems. It’s best to treat any problems as soon as they arise, so as to avoid further teeth and gum damage, so be sure to stay on the lookout for …