Five Signs You May Have Gum Disease

At Docklands Dental Studio, we want your teeth and gums to stay healthy, so you can keep your smile beautiful and strong for life. Unfortunately, gingivitis and periodontitis (gum disease) are common conditions, with millions of people affected.

Since gum disease can damage mouths with perfectly healthy teeth, many people are not aware they suffer […]

By |November 30th, 2016|Gum Disease, Oral Health|Comments Off on Five Signs You May Have Gum Disease

It’s Time for Spring Cleaning

Spring has arrived here in Australia, and with it comes warmer weather, fresh flowers, and spring cleaning. It’s time to change out your wardrobe, de-clutter your cupboards, and freshen up your house.

With all this spring cleaning going on, it’s also a good time to schedule a dental checkup for the whole family at Docklands […]

By |September 9th, 2016|General Dentistry, Gum Disease|Comments Off on It’s Time for Spring Cleaning

Dental Care During Pregnancy

For most women, the time they spend pregnant is a wondrous time. Hours spent thinking about baby names and decorating nurseries make all of the time spent attending doctor appointments feel worth it. Many women, however, fail to think about their dental health during this magical time. Did you know that your risk for […]

By |May 26th, 2016|General Dentistry, Gum Disease, Oral Health|Comments Off on Dental Care During Pregnancy

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Did you know that at any given time, your mouth has more bacteria in it than there are people on the planet? These bacteria, if left alone, can cause a myriad of oral health problems, but most people can keep them at bay with a regimen of good oral hygiene and regular checkups with […]

By |May 13th, 2016|General Dentistry, Gum Disease, Oral Health|Comments Off on Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Heart Disease and Your Oral Health

In the last several years, studies have shown that your oral health has a direct link to your systemic health. Most of these links stem from periodontal disease, which doctors have linked to diabetes, pregnancy complications, and most notably, heart disease. While studies continue into the link between oral health and heart disease, we […]

By |April 29th, 2016|Gum Disease, Oral Health|Comments Off on Heart Disease and Your Oral Health

The Benefits of a Professional Dental Cleaning

For your entire life, you’ve heard that you need to visit the dentist twice a year for a professional dental cleaning. You brush your teeth at least twice a day, sometimes more, and floss everyday as well. Why do you need a professional cleaning? While practicing good oral hygiene will help keep your teeth […]

By |April 9th, 2016|General Dentistry, Gum Disease, Oral Health|Comments Off on The Benefits of a Professional Dental Cleaning

Diet Tips for Better Oral Health

You know that the foods you eat will affect your body in many ways. What you eat and drink can have an effect on your weight, blood sugar, and heart health. Did you know that your diet can also affect your dental health? The best foods for your teeth include those rich in nutrients […]

By |March 1st, 2016|Diet, General Dentistry, Gum Disease, Oral Health|Comments Off on Diet Tips for Better Oral Health

Gum Disease and Your Health

As research continues in the field of periodontology, more and more studies seem to suggest links between gum disease and other health risks. These risks include heart disease, diabetes, complications with pregnancy and several others. As studies continue to be conducted, we find it important to keep you abreast of their findings. Should you […]

By |February 13th, 2016|General Dentistry, Gum Disease, News|Comments Off on Gum Disease and Your Health

Women’s Hormones and Dental Health

You may already know that hormones can affect a woman’s mood, weight, and food cravings, but did you know they can also have an affect on her oral health? The hormonal changes a woman faces may make her more susceptible to dental health problems.

Hormones affect the body’s response to toxins caused by dental plaque, […]

By |November 28th, 2015|General Dentistry, Gum Disease, Women's Dentistry|Comments Off on Women’s Hormones and Dental Health

Gum Disease and Diabetes

People with diabetes know that the disease can affect many systems in the body, including the eyes, kidneys, heart, and nerves. But did you know that diabetes can also affect your oral health? Diabetes patients have a higher risk of developing periodontal disease than those without diabetes. Periodontal disease affects your gums, and left […]

By |November 24th, 2015|General Dentistry, Gum Disease|Comments Off on Gum Disease and Diabetes