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How to stop grinding teeth
How to stop grinding teeth

Do you ever find yourself unconsciously clenching your teeth during stressful moments? You’re not alone in this habit. Many of us grind or clench our teeth every now and then, without experiencing any negative effects. However, health problems occur when teeth grinding becomes a regular occurrence. This medical condition is called bruxism, and it impacts one in 10 people. Our…

Tooth decay in children (prevention and treatment)
Tooth decay in children (prevention and treatment)

Tooth decay in children (prevention and treatment) Did you know that one in three Australian children experience tooth decay before their first day of school? Cases of tooth decay soar to a higher 40 per cent for children aged nine, according to researchers from the University of Melbourne. When untreated, this widespread condition creates significant pain, and often harms a…

Porcelain vs Composite veneers
Porcelain vs Composite veneers

Porcelain vs Composite veneers Veneers are thin coatings that fit over the front of already-existing teeth to improve their appearance. Veneers are made from either composite resin or ceramic (porcelain) materials and are bonded to the front surface of the top teeth which are the most visible. Veneers are mostly used to cover up chipped, broken, or discoloured teeth.  The…

Benefits of Teeth Whitening
Benefits of Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a cosmetic dental procedure that removes teeth stains and discolouration. Over the years, teeth whitening has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures with people loving the newfound confidence that perfect, white teeth give them.  Benefits of Teeth Whitening  The benefits of teeth whitening include:  They are a self-confidence boost  It’s affordable and easy to maintain …

Advantages & Disadvantages of Replacing Teeth
Advantages & Disadvantages of Replacing Teeth

Advantages & Disadvantages of Replacing Teeth Losing your teeth can have implications for both your oral health and your appearance. The gap formed by a missing tooth can cause other teeth to become crooked and move out of position, causing changes to a person’s bite. These changes to the teeth can make it more difficult for people to properly clean…

How Do I Take Care of My Invisalign?
How Do I Take Care of My Invisalign?

Invisalign   Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that was established in 1998 by Align Technology and is becoming an increasingly popular method to straighten and improve the appearance of teeth. It consists of a custom-made thin clear aligner that covers your teeth and gently moves them into the proper position over time. They are less noticeable than the traditional braces…