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In this blog, you can learn all about how to make the right dietary choices for your oral health. You can learn what to drink and what to eat.

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5 Signs Your Dental Filling Has Gone Bad

20 April 2022
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A new dental filling should last many years. In fact, amalgam fillings can last as long as 15 years if you take good care of your teeth. But there are many factors that reduce the lifespan of a dental filling, such as poor hygiene practices and poor diet. If your dental filling fails, you will start to notice changes in your mouth, especially near the dental filling. If you notice one or more of the following signs, then your dental filling may have failed.
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How Coeliac Disease Can Affect Your Teeth

8 March 2022
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

It's thought that around one out of 70 Australians are affected by coeliac disease, which is a form of gluten intolerance. If you've been recently diagnosed with the condition, there are some important changes that must be made, which are largely dietary. Although coeliac disease is a chronic, incurable condition, it can be effectively managed by following an appropriate diet. However, anyone recently diagnosed with the disease should be aware of how it can affect their teeth—particularly their dental enamel.
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Do Craze Lines in Your Teeth Need Treatment?

7 January 2022
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

You might have heard about craze lines, which are small vertical cracks in a tooth's dental enamel. They're superficial (often called hairline cracks), and are mostly a cosmetic concern, meaning treatment is optional. Is it worth exploring any of these treatment options? It largely depends on your own needs. The Appearance of a Craze Line You may have noticed your own craze lines when examining your teeth in the bathroom mirror.
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The Importance of Healthy Gums When You Wear Dentures

8 November 2021
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Cleaning your dentures can be rather different from cleaning natural teeth. Perhaps the biggest difference is that dentures are detachable. Although you should be brushing your dentures, a large portion of the cleaning duties is addressed by soaking your dentures overnight in an appropriate cleaning solution. But oral hygiene should address both a person's teeth and their gums. Why is it so important to maintain healthy gums when you have dentures, and how do you do it?
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5 Mouthwash Tips

23 September 2021
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Many people like to include mouthwash as part of their oral hygiene routine because it gives them a feeling of freshness. However, many do not know the most effective, dentist-recommended ways to use mouthwash to allow it to have the greatest possible effect on their dental health. Use these tips to help you to use mouthwash more effectively. 1. You Still Need to Brush and Floss The most important thing to know about mouthwash is that it is not a replacement for brushing or flossing.
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Improving Oral Health through Diet: Cavity-Free Foods

All kinds of things affect your oral health including your genes, how often you brush and the food you eat. As a mum, I feel like that last one is always overlooked, and I have created a blog to address that concept. In this blog, you can learn all about how to make the right dietary choices for your oral health. You can learn what to drink, what to eat and how to make healthy snacking easy. I have included posts for busy adults as well as tips on how to help your kids make healthy choices. I hope you enjoy the ideas here and that they benefit your oral health.