Dentures: Facts, Figures and Friendly Advice for Seniors

3 Ways Cerebral Palsy Can Affect Your Child’s Dental Health

Cerebral palsy can impact your child’s dental health due to typical symptoms of the condition, such as muscle weakness, making oral hygiene more challenging. Your child is also prone to overcrowding of their teeth due to cerebral palsy, but regular appointments with your family dentist can help prevent common dental conditions from getting out of […]

Understanding the Medicare Teen Dental Program in Australia

The Medicare Teen Dental program in Australia, now known as the Child Dental Benefits Schedule, provides for some dental services for low-income children who are eligible for Medicare. While the coverage is not all-encompassing, if you or your family is eligible for Medicare and you have a child that comes under this program, you would […]

Haven’t Been to the Dentist in a Long Time? Tips to Help You Get Through Your First Appointment Back

For a range of reasons, many people often miss going to the dentist for several years. Some get distracted with the responsibilities of life, others may lack insurance coverage and still others may stay away due to fear or trauma. Regardless of why you haven’t been to the dentist for years, it’s not too late […]

Reasons Why You Should Regularly Visit Your Dentist

Many people only visit their dentist when they are having serious issues with their teeth, while others may make appointments for aesthetic purposes. After these appointments, they again fail to visit the dentist for regular checkups and then end up back on the chair with another serious problem. It’s a vicious cycle. Not even free […]

Teething Isn’t Just for Babies: How You Might Soon Be Able to Regrow Your Teeth

If you should lose a tooth due to accident or decay, there are already some remarkable options for replacing it. Places like Collins Dental Image are already offering natural and innovative treatments. You can have a metal abutment implanted into your jaw where it will stay for several months as the tissue in your jaw grows around […]

How to Get Affordable Dental Treatments through Your Private Health Insurance

If you have private health insurance it make sense to maximise your benefits so that you and your family get the most affordable dental care. Here are some tips to make sure your care doesn’t break the bank. Maximise your free check-ups and cleanings Most dental insurance plans offer two free check-ups and cleanings each […]

Caring For Your Mouth Splint

If you are a chronic teeth grinder in your sleep, your dentist may ask you to wear a nighttime mouth splint to prevent further damage. These splints are individually fitted and sit over the top teeth to stop you grinding and potentially wearing, cracking or breaking the teeth. Here are some tips to keep the […]

Types Of Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments And Procedures

Not all dental problems are potentially threatening to your health. However, your teeth and smile play a very important role in your appearance. That is why people with misshapen, discolored or malformed teeth face many self esteem issues. Various cosmetic dental procedures can help to fix your smile, improve your appearance and make your more […]

Permanent Or Removable? Deciding What Type Of Dentures To Go With

If you have teeth loss, getting a set of dentures is a great way to improve your teeth function. Dentures also help to re-align your facial muscles, restore speech pronunciation and improve your looks as well. As you plan how to get your new dentures, you’ll have to decide whether to get permanent or removable […]

An Overview Of Teeth Whitening Strips

If you cannot afford to go for teeth whitening services, you can easily do it from home. There are DIY kits for teeth whitening. The most common home remedy for dealing with discoloured or stained teeth is whitening strips. The following are some facts on whitening strips. How Do Whitening Strips Work They contain peroxide, […]