How a Dry Mouth in Asthma Affects Your Teeth

If you have asthma, then you may also have problems with a dry mouth. For some asthma sufferers this happens because they tend to breathe through their mouths rather than their noses; in some cases, inhaler medications may dry the mouth out as well. While you may simply think that a dry mouth is an uncomfortable side effect that you have to live with, this condition can also affect your oral health. Read More 

4 Signs Your Dental Crown Might Need to Be Replaced

People with crowns sometimes worry about whether they need to be replaced. There's no right or wrong answer, but there are a number of factors to keep in mind. If any of the four factors listed below apply to you, book an appointment with your dentist so they can check out your crown and see if it needs to be repaired or replaced. 1. The Crown Was Fitted More than 10 Years Ago Read More 

Adult Braces: The Four Options You Should Consider

In the past, only children sought braces. Today, adults too can seek orthodontic treatment in order to straighten their teeth. After all, it's never too late to seek that perfect smile. However, unlike children, adults are more cautious and self-conscious of wearing braces, especially the traditional kind. If you are sailing in the same boat and are considering adult braces, read on to see the different options you have and what each has to offer. Read More 

3 Common Dental Conditions Which Affect Children

If you have a small child, you no doubt worry about their dental health. There are some dental problems which are quite common in children. Below is a guide to 4 common dental problems which affect children. Baby Bottle Decay This type of decay affects toddlers and infants who are fed using formula milk via a bottle. Formula milk contains high levels of sugar. If you feed your baby just before bed, the surgery milk can collect on the surface of their teeth and lead to accelerated levels of tooth decay. Read More 

Getting dental help to repair ‘meth mouth’

Methamphetamine use is a growing problem in Australia. Amongst the many unpleasant side effects of methamphetamine use is a characteristic rapid decay of the teeth known as 'meth mouth'. Once someone leaves a life of addiction this can be a painful reminder of that stage of their life and they may want to start repairing the dental damages. Here are some hints if you or someone you know wants to repair their smile. Read More