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How to beautifully brighten your smile

How to beautifully brighten your smile

There is an endless supply of articles, reports and journalism surrounding the effect that a smile has, not only on the people who can see it, but on the person who is smiling. Most agree that the positive social feedback from smiling is incredibly important for our sense of belonging, and our ability to feel comfortable in social situations. If you find yourself trying not to smile due to tooth discolouration, you may actually be creating more problems for yourself in the future. So, after speaking with an East Bentleigh dentist, we’ve come up with some tips on how to polish up those pearly whites. VIEW the POST

Tips & treatments for Periodontal Disease

Tips & treatments for Periodontal Disease

Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that forms around your teeth and your gums. Build-up over time causes your gums to swell, become irritated, and bleed. Gingivitis is the beginning stage of gum disease. As your gums weaken, pockets form between your gums and teeth. Periodontal therapy becomes necessary before tooth and bone loss results. Prevention begins with good daily oral techniques.  VIEW the POST

Jaw-dropping changes how aligners work

If you were lucky enough to get through your teenage years without a set of hefty, uncomfortable braces, chances are that your adult teeth might be in need of a little help to achieve their optimal position and best aesthetic outcome. I was one of those children who had braces for most of my adolescent life. If you’re in this boat (or if you’re trying to straighten your teeth after they’ve relapsed), you’ve probably discovered the technological sorcery referred to as ‘aligners’. …

Everything you need to know about looking after your child’s oral health

Everything you need to know about looking after your child’s oral health

Parents are responsible for looking after their child’s health and teaching them healthy habits for their future life. As a parent, you want your child to be as healthy and happy as possible at all times. From a young age, getting your child into excellent habits for dental and oral health care will ensure that they have healthy teeth and provide them with the knowledge and skills they need to continue this throughout their adult life. Here’s what you can do to make sure that your child’s dental health is well cared for.VIEW the POST

How to improve Your dental health

How to improve Your dental health

Taking good care of your teeth is important if you want to reduce your chances of paying hefty medical bills for the dentist and of course, keep your oral health in tip-top shape. Failing to properly care for your teeth can lead to a whole range of problems, including pain, discomfort, and dental procedures that most of us would much rather avoid. Although the majority of people brush their teeth daily, taking advantage of the further methods available to take care of your dental health is important. We started this early with the kiddies, making sure they have this embedded in them from a younger age.VIEW the POST

Tips for looking after your teeth

I had a little scare when I went to the dentist last, well I suppose that is an understatement, I freaked out and almost cried. The words “gum disease” came into the conversation and I literally nearly cried in the chair, I didn’t listen to anything else she said. I had already gone into panic mode. Then the treatment came. OUCH! …