If you’ve recently noticed blood on your toothbrush, it might be a sign that you should focus more on gum health. Along with maintaining clean, white teeth, good oral health means having pink, well cared for gums. Periodontal (gum) care is crucial for a healthy smile. Studies have proven that gum disease affects one […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]