Posts Tagged: dental hygiene

Why Do You Need Regular Dental Check-ups?

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Why do I need regular dental check-ups? Regular dental check-ups are important as your dentist can provide preventive dental care, check for early signs of dental decay, gum disease, and other dental conditions. What is calculus? The key to looking […]

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Brushing Your Child’s Teeth


When should I brush my child’s teeth? You can start to clean your baby’s teeth even before any teeth are through. You should use a soft, clean, moistened cloth. Once a day is enough. After your child’s baby teeth are […]

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When should I bring my child to the dentist?


When should I bring my child to the dentist? Prevention is better than cure. This saying fits perfectly to children’s oral health. The Australian Dental Association’s recommendation is to take your child to the dentist shortly after the eruption of […]

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Why is an Oral Health Therapist Important?

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Who is an Oral Health Therapist? An oral health therapist (OHT) is a dental clinician who is trained to be both a dental therapist and a dental hygienist with a primary focus on health promotion and disease prevention. As a […]

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Chewing Sugarless Gum to Prevent Decay

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Chewing Gum to Prevent Cavities Do you enjoy the refreshing taste of chewing gum?  Well gum chewers, clinical studies have shown that chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes following meals can help prevent tooth decay. Chewing sugarless gum increases the […]

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Diabetes and Your Oral Health

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Adults and children with poorly controlled diabetes have a higher risk of tooth problems and gum disease than people without diabetes.   Regular dental visits  Check out our New Patient Special   Visit your dentist every 6 months for advice […]

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Canker Sores


Honey heals Canker Sores….this is no joke!!!!   Canker sores are painful oral lesions which we in the dental profession still don’t know how they are caused. In the latest edition of Quintessence International ( an eminent Journal in the […]

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Healthy Teeth Tips – Halloween Candy: a trick or treat?

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Kids and adults love candy! But their teeth don’t! Dr Tony Cassimatis from the Brisbane Smile Centre has some healthy teeth tips on Halloween treats. 1.    Not all candy is the same. Actually inspect your child’s candy stash and remove […]

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Bad Habits – are they harming your teeth?

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How do your bad habits affect your teeth? Most of us have one or more bad habits – smoking, drinking alcohol, eating too much or too many sweets. In addition to the effect on overall health and well being, many […]

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Preventing Decay

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Teeth were made to chew our food so our bodies can more readily digest the nutrients in food. Every time we eat or drink, our teeth are exposed to sugars and acids from food and drinks. Even if you limit […]

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