The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings

Your wellbeing starts with a healthy mouth. Our mouths are a natural entry point for harmful bacteria, which breed on the sugar and carbohydrates we consume each day. Consistent brushing and flossing at least two times per day is essential to your oral health, but it's not enough. Regular dental checkups and professional cleanings are [...]

By |August 15th, 2018|General Dentistry, Gum Disease, Oral Health|Comments Off on The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings

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

Why You Should Be Concerned About Gum Disease

Your gums play an important role in the appearance and health of your teeth. Aesthetically, they are designed to frame your teeth in such a way to make your smile appear balanced and appealing. When the gum line is uneven, it can make ordinarily straight teeth appear asymmetrical. Gums also help hold your teeth in [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|Gum Disease|Comments Off on Why You Should Be Concerned About Gum Disease

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?

Why Do Your Gums Bleed?

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 in [...]

By |August 7th, 2017|Gum Disease, Oral Health, payment plans, Restorative Dentistry|Comments Off on Why Do Your Gums Bleed?

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

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 can [...]

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