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A Few Notes About Flossing

Most people understand the basics of tooth brushing. We know how to clean the teeth of plaque and food residues, to prevent feeding the bacteria that create cavities. However, flossing may be a bit less well understood. Many people seem to believe that the purpose of flossing is to remove food from between the teeth. [...]

By |July 11th, 2018|General Dentistry, Gum Disease|Comments Off on A Few Notes About Flossing

Dental Implants: How Does it All Work?

You’ve probably heard a lot about dental implants already, if you’re reading this and are curious to learn specifics. This medical advance lets us replace lost teeth (one or many) with a prosthetic that mimics the function of natural teeth--better than any bridge or denture ever could. Dental implants are embedded in the jaw the [...]

By |June 28th, 2018|Dental Implants|Comments Off on Dental Implants: How Does it All Work?

Causes of Tooth Loss

We may associate tooth loss with aging, but losing teeth is no longer considered a natural consequence of old age. In the past, dental care and medical advances were not as thorough as they are today—so with proper care, most people can keep their teeth. Can and do are quite different things, however. The steady [...]

By |June 6th, 2018|dentures, General Dentistry|Comments Off on Causes of Tooth Loss

What’s in Your Mouthwash?

Oral rinses are a popular way to freshen breath and improve your oral health, but do you know what’s inside your mouthwash? Few people take the time to read the list of active ingredients in mouthwashes, and instead rely on packaging verbiage to guide their purchases. If you tend to read the ingredients before you [...]

By |May 29th, 2018|General Dentistry|Comments Off on What’s in Your Mouthwash?

Why Dentists Love Dental Implants

If you’ve lost a tooth, you’ve probably heard your dentist suggest a dental implant to replace it. There are other treatments for tooth loss, of course. Before implants became widespread and popular, a single lost tooth would be always replaced with a dental bridge. Multiple teeth might be replaced with a longer bridge or partial [...]

By |May 10th, 2018|Dental Implants|Comments Off on Why Dentists Love Dental Implants

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

What You Eat and Drink Really Matters!

Want a healthy mouth? It takes more than just good oral hygiene! In dentistry we focus a great deal on oral hygiene, encouraging proper brushing and flossing and appropriate use of rinses and other gadgetry. We wag our finger at too much candy and soda, but we may not always do a proper job of [...]

By |March 7th, 2018|Diet, Oral Health|Comments Off on What You Eat and Drink Really Matters!