Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to grow in the mouth. They usually erupt in the four corners of the mouth from the late teens to early 20s, but not everyone gets them. While most wisdom teeth don't cause problems, others..... Read more
In the past, it was accepted that getting older meant losing some or all of your teeth to tooth decay or gum disease. Thanks to advances in dentistry and a wider understanding of oral health, this is no longer the case, ..... Read more
Do you have gaps in your smile or teeth that need to be extracted? Dentists recommend filling gaps between teeth to prevent the surrounding teeth from shifting position and avoid problems with eating and speech. One of t..... Read more
A root canal may be one of the most feared dental procedures, but it's nothing to be worried about. Your dentist may recommend root canal therapy if any of your teeth are badly damaged, decayed or infected. This can remo..... Read more
The secret behind many celebrity smiles, dental veneers have become one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments in Australia for people who want to change something about their teeth.
Your dentist might suggest..... Read more
Do you or someone in your family grind, clench or gnash your teeth? Involuntary teeth grinding at night or during the day is known as bruxism. This isn't always a serious concern, but if you are a frequent and forceful g..... Read more
Do you or your child have gaps in your smile? There can be many reasons for spaces between teeth. These spaces may affect just two teeth or all of your teeth. They may be narrow and barely noticeable, or they can be as w..... Read more
Australians may be more health-conscious than ever, but tooth decay and gum disease are still major problems across different age groups. This is largely down to how much sugar we consume every day.
We all know that suga..... Read more
Like most goods and services, the cost of dental treatments is usually cheaper in developing countries compared to Australia. In recent years, this has persuaded an increasing number of Aussies to fly abroad for cheaper..... Read more
Should you start brushing your baby's teeth as soon as they have them, or is it okay to wait? Do baby teeth really need to be brushed, if they're going to fall out eventually anyway? New parents often have lots of questi..... Read more