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THE STATE OF THE AUSTRALIAN TEETH AND GUMS

The first Oral Health Tracker was launched in 2018 and was developed by a team consisting of dental academics, clinicians, policy experts, researchers as well as public health experts. The report depicted some cause for concern over the state of oral health in Australia. The purpose of the tracker was to conduct a survey on the state of oral health on the populace of Australia and thereafter give [...]

THE POWER OF MIND SET TO OVERCOME YOUR FEARS OF THE DENTIST

In the popular series White Collar, Peter asks Mozzie why he picked ‘the dentist’ as a code name. Mozzie says, ‘I was 12. A dentist was the scariest thing I could think of.’ For many of us, this rings true, even in adulthood. The world’s most common phobias are dentists, spiders, and clowns. It’s not clear how this fear started. It might be because the average patient doesn’t get app[...]

How To Get Your Kids To Look After Their Teeth

A team consisting of dental academics, clinicians, researchers as well as public health experts conducted the first Oral Health Tracker in Australia in 2018. The purpose of finding out the general state of oral health within the country and give recommendations on the same. The report indicated that no less than 75 percent of children were deemed to be consuming too much sugar at the time the t[...]

Caring For Your Child’s Oral Health

To protect your child’s beautiful smile, you should teach them the importance of dental care from an early age to prevent tooth decay. Dental hygiene is important for your child’s overall wellbeing as poor oral care can lead to cavities, gum infections and other forms of oral diseases. To help make dental hygiene fun, let your child pick a toothbrush with his or her favourite colour and make s[...]

Some 2019 Resolutions For Your Oral Health

Dental health is an important part of your overall wellness and a New Year is a great time to create resolutions that make keeping your healthy smile a priority. A lot of people make dental resolutions, which range from improving their flossing habits to completing dental treatment but whatever your goals might be, it is important to break them down into smaller steps to keep you motivated and con[...]

There’s Better Oral Health on The Horizon Thanks to a New Ceramic Glass

Thanks to a brilliant job done by a team of researchers at Angstrom Laboratory at Uppsala University a new glass ceramic has been developed. This new glass ceramic is three times stronger than any of the ceramics currently on the market. Our dentists in Parramatta are excited as this news means better dental care with patients not having to visit their dentists as often, as they are benefiting fro[...]

You’re Probably Brushing Your Teeth Wrong

We all know that to maintain healthy teeth we need to stay away from sugars, and brush twice a day, despite this when we visit our dentists in Parramatta, we still often find we need a filling. The team here know that there is more to preventing tooth decay than just brushing twice a day. How you brush your teeth also plays a big part, brushing manually removes that sticky dental plaque which i[...]

4 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR DENTAL HYGIENE

When it comes to brushing your teeth, it all seems pretty straight forward but our dentists in Parramatta know a few things that might surprise you. Here are 4 tips to help you obtain even better dental health. We all know the advice given for healthy teeth – don’t eat too much sugar and brush twice a day, so why is that most of us do this, but still end up needing a filling when we visit t[...]

Tips to Help You Remember to Floss

Many dentists (and patients) are concerned with brushing, flossing, and oral hygiene. They’re keen to teach and learn the right technique. Flossing is especially crucial because it’s easy to do it wrong and end up hurting yourself. Some of us floss the first time and have unpleasant experiences, so we avoid it ever after. Fortunately, flossing isn’t rocket science. You could watch online vid[...]

What Your Dentist Wants You to Know About Your Oral Health Over the Holidays

Drinks It’s quite common to celebrate the festive season with a drink or two. The problem with alcoholic drinks is that they are acidic. This is not good for your teeth at all. They also have high sugar content. The sugar and acid in your favourite beverages can cause your teeth to decay and eventually you will have to get fillings. Over the holidays be sure to keep your alcoholic drinks to [...]