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Your Tooth Survival Guide for Christmas

The holiday season is well and truly here, and most of us are surrounded by festive treats that are difficult to resist. However, it’s still possible to enjoy Christmas while maintaining a healthy smile by following our easy tips. Make sure you stick to your regular oral hygiene routine, brushing twice daily with fluoride toothpaste […] Read more

Nov, 28, 2018

Let Your New Year’s Resolution Be a Brilliant Smile

Lots of people make New Year’s resolutions, often to be healthier or to lose weight, but how about resolving to have a more brilliant smile? Very few people are entirely happy with the appearance of their smile, and cosmetic dentistry can help. Sometimes, a simple tooth whitening treatment is all that’s needed to make your […] Read more

Nov, 28, 2018

Most Private Health Insurance Dental Benefits Expire on 31st December

Did you know? With the New Year fast approaching, most private health insurance dental benefits expire on the 31st December. Unfortunately, most health funds do not allow rollover of benefits – they take a USE IT OR LOSE IT APPROACH. It is essential that if you have any required treatment that they are booked in […] Read more

Nov, 26, 2018

Can Chewing Gum Harm Your Teeth?

Many people worldwide will routinely chew gum every day, and there are numerous varieties to choose from. In addition to plain old mint, some chewing gum brands claim to improve mood, stimulate brain activity or reduce hunger cravings. But, if you like to chew gum, have you thought about its effect on your teeth? We’ve […] Read more

Nov, 15, 2018

Are Dental Implants the Right Solution for You?

We understand tooth loss can be upsetting, making everyday activities like talking, smiling and eating tricky or embarrassing. Often, dental implants can provide an excellent long-term solution. We’ve listed six reasons for considering them. Dental implants help keep your jawbone healthy and strong, preventing bone loss. Unlike dentures, dental implants won’t move around as they […] Read more

Nov, 08, 2018

Tooth Sensitivity and How to Treat It

Have you noticed an ice-cold treat or a soothing hot drink causes pain or tooth sensitivity? These sensations can also be triggered by sour or sweet foods. Tooth sensitivity may affect one or more teeth and is caused when the tough outer layer of tooth enamel protecting your teeth is damaged in some way, exposing […] Read more

Nov, 01, 2018

Making Good Oral Health A Priority as You Age

Ageing might be inevitable, but poor dental health doesn’t have to form part of your retirement plan. Provided you have a great preventative dental care regime, there is no reason why you shouldn’t enjoy good oral health for life. Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Gums As you get older, make sure you continue to brush your […] Read more

Oct, 18, 2018

Teeth Whitening – It’s Time to Renew Your Smile

We’re coming into the wedding and party season, and a beautiful white smile is a perfect complement to any outfit. Treatment is affordable and non-invasive, and we can provide in-chair whitening treatments or fully customised home whitening kits. Both are equally as effective! In-Chair Teeth Whitening An in-chair teeth whitening treatment is ideal if you […] Read more

Oct, 15, 2018

What Your Mouth Can Reveal About Your Health

Did you realise that every time you visit our dentist, your mouth can provide valuable clues about your general health? Regular dental check-ups do a great deal more than just protect your smile! In fact, your oral health and general health are intimately connected. When we take routine dental x-rays, our dentist can assess the […] Read more

Oct, 08, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Essential Oils

Essential oils have been used for hundreds of years and consist of organic compounds extracted from plants, usually through the process of distillation. The oils are incredibly concentrated which is why they smell so good! Some oils are best inhaled, but most are mixed with almond or coconut oil. Combining essential oils with these oils […] Read more

Sep, 17, 2018

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