Braced for a Battle with Periodontitis: How Adult Braces Can Help You Avoid Gum Disease

If you, like 62% of Australian adults, would like to do something about your crooked smile, what are you waiting for? Your appearance doesn't need to suffer because there are at least 3 types of brace that are all but invisible, ceramic braces, Invisalign, and lingual (back of teeth) braces. Each of these types allows you to work or socialize while keeping your orthodontic treatment under wraps. You also shouldn't worry about how long it might take. Read More 

The Most Straightforward Way to Correct a Gummy Smile

What do people see when you smile? Is it a typically toothy grin, or is there perhaps a bit too much pink in the mix? An abundance of gum tissue when you smile is not something that is generally a medical concern, and yet the aesthetics of the issue can be problematic on a personal level. It might be that you're self conscious about your smile. Perhaps you've never thought to ask your dentist if something can be done? Read More 

Is Your Denture Discomfort Caused by VDO? What You Need to Know

How big is your smile? It probably depends on the cause of your smile, but you are no doubt used to the fact that, when you smile, you only reveal a certain amount of teeth. Those with a new set of dentures or a set that has recently been repaired might be surprised to discover that their smile can suddenly be much larger than it previously was, with a greater amount of teeth being displayed. Read More 

Dealing with Common Dental Emergencies

If you start to develop a dental problem, it will usually have a slow enough onset with early warning signs that you'll have plenty of time to make a regular appointment with your dentist. Sometimes, however, emergency problems can arise, leaving you in urgent need of treatment. At any point during the day, and even into the night, there should be somewhere you can seek emergency dental treatment, but in the meantime, there are some things you can do to help alleviate the symptoms and to increase the effectiveness of the professional treatment you receive. Read More 

Maintaining Your Oral Health If You Have a Small Mouth

You may not have considered how the size of your mouth could impact your dental health. However, if you have a small mouth, you may find it difficult to maintain good oral health. A small mouth can make it difficult to reach your teeth and gums. Below are some tips which will help you to keep on top of things. Use an electric toothbrush If you have a small mouth, it can be difficult to brush your teeth with a manual toothbrush. Read More