Prevention. You’ve no doubt heard the phrase and know what it means when it comes to your dental health. To prevent cavities and other dental diseases, the basics of prevention are:
One of the biggest enemies of healthy teeth is acid. Acids are found, not only in foods, but also in drinks. Many times, we do not think about acids being present in what we drink on a daily basis, much less the effect these acids may have on our teeth.
This statistic is not one to be proud of! The US Sports Safety Foundation recently released an estimate that more than 3 million teeth would be knocked out in youth sporting events during the year ahead. In many cases, this tooth loss is probably entirely preventable by ensuring young athletes are wearing a mouthguard. However, […]
Most people are aware of the negative effects smoking has on one’s overall health. However, it is vital for people to be aware that their dental health is not excluded from such detrimental consequences. Smoking can have many significant effects on natural teeth and the mouth:
We were taught at dental school that anything other than a natural tooth with sound, healthy enamel and gums is a compromise to dental health, and can sometimes be the beginning of a long, downward spiral for the affected tooth. This is why we have such a focus on preventive dentistry in our practice. If […]
For many people, one of the biggest factors that must be considered before proceeding with a dental implant is the cost. People often wonder why replacing a single tooth can cost so much! Dr Teo hopes that this article will help explain what factors influence the cost of your treatment.
For many people, going to the dentist is a very nerve-racking experience. It takes many people quite a bit of courage just to make an appointment, and some people are so scared of going to the dentist that they avoid dental appointments as much as possible, only attending when emergency treatment is required.
Tooth sensitivity is something most people are likely to experience at some point in their lives. Whether the tooth is sensitive to hot, cold or biting, it can be unpleasant and uncomfortable, and this is where your dentist can help.
If you are living with breast cancer or have survived this disease, you would probably know that your cancer experience has had an effect on many aspects of your health and well-being. It won’t surprise you, then, that your dental health can be affected too.
Traumatic injuries to the mouth and teeth of young Australians is a common occurrence, and it is helpful to know how to manage an injury of this nature if you are first on the scene. That’s why we have written this series of articles about Dental First Aid, and produced a handy Dental First Aid […]