Three Ways Fluoride Helps Your Teeth

As you know, Australia is one of the many countries in the world that add fluoride to the water supply as a public health benefit. In fact, several locations have naturally occurring fluoride in their water supply already, and require only a small supplemented amount, if any. Fluoride is also the main active ingredient in [...]

By |April 24th, 2018|Diet, General Dentistry|Comments Off on Three Ways Fluoride Helps Your Teeth

Chemistry and Cavities: Understanding What Happens in the Mouth

We’re all taught from a young age that candy and sodas give you cavities, right? It’s not untrue, but it’s not the whole story, either. Understanding how bacteria and acidity damage tooth enamel can help you have a better grasp on how your food and drink choices affect your oral health. Read on to learn [...]

By |April 3rd, 2018|General Dentistry|Comments Off on Chemistry and Cavities: Understanding What Happens in the Mouth

Another Night of Bad Sleep? You May Have OSA

Do you have a problem getting quality sleep every night? Maybe you wake up feeling poorly, even after getting what you thought was a full night’s rest. Many people who’ve long suffered from unsatisfying sleep are often surprised when they finally get a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a condition defined be [...]

By |March 26th, 2018|General Dentistry|Comments Off on Another Night of Bad Sleep? You May Have OSA

5 Things That Can Cause a Toothache (Other Than a Cavity)

Every dentist has heard “I have a toothache,” but there are a wide variety of problems that can cause discomfort in the mouth. Pain may originate in the gums, connective tissue, or the nerves of the tooth. Sometimes a deep cavity is the obvious culprit, but patients often complain of toothaches in the absence of [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|General Dentistry, Oral Health|Comments Off on 5 Things That Can Cause a Toothache (Other Than a Cavity)

Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

Sensitive teeth can keep your from enjoying certain foods, such as hot coffee and ice cream. If you find yourself cringing each time you bite down, chew, or drink overly hot or cold foods, it may be time to visit the dentist. Knowing the root cause of your tooth sensitivity can rule out serious dental [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|General Dentistry, Gum Disease, Oral Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

Cures for Bad Breath

Halitosis affects 30 percent of the population and is the 3rd most common reason why people schedule dental procedures. Bad breath is embarrassing and in some cases, difficult to manage. Our dentists at Docklands Dental Studio treat bad breath with biannual dental checkups and routine professional cleanings. Most patients develop halitosis from poor oral hygiene. [...]

By |August 31st, 2017|General Dentistry, Oral Health|Comments Off on Cures for Bad Breath

Docklands Dental Studio Now Partners with zipMoney to Provide Affordable Dental Care

Dental care expenses can add up quickly, holding you back from getting the treatment you need. At Docklands Dental Studio, we don’t want finances to prevent you from getting dental care, so we’ve partnered with zipMoney to offer affordable payment plans for all our patients. Now you can get the care you need, without worrying [...]

By |June 1st, 2017|General Dentistry, payment plans, Veneers|Comments Off on Docklands Dental Studio Now Partners with zipMoney to Provide Affordable Dental Care

Do You Use a Tongue Scraper? What Is It?

Bacteria thrive in dark, moist places such as your mouth. There are approximately 600 types of bacteria hiding within your mouth. The buildup of these bacteria can lead to gum disease, tooth decay, bad breath, and other dental conditions. This is why proper dental hygiene is so important. You may be thinking, this doesn’t apply [...]

By |May 20th, 2017|General Dentistry, Oral Health|Comments Off on Do You Use a Tongue Scraper? What Is It?

5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Embarrassing Bad Breath

Halitosis, more commonly referred to as bad breath, is the result of many factors. Things like enjoying stinky foods, bacteria residing on your tongue, improper brushing and flossing, and poor dental hygiene are just a few causes worth mentioning. Bad breath can be embarrassing, but by following these five tips, you can easily reduce your [...]

By |May 6th, 2017|Diet, General Dentistry, Oral Health|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Embarrassing Bad Breath

Ten Common Misperceptions About Teeth

Most of us are pretty knowledgeable when it comes to our oral health. We know what foods are the worst for contributing to cavities and we know what our daily oral health routine should include. Despite knowing the basics, you might be surprised by some of the common misperceptions we frequently encounter. Here are ten [...]

By |April 21st, 2017|General Dentistry|Comments Off on Ten Common Misperceptions About Teeth