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Causes of a dry mouth

Why does my mouth always feel *dry*? The saliva in your mouth is a watery secretion made by glands in your mouth, this secretion contains some important substances your body uses to start to digest food, as well as maintain strong and healthy teeth. Saliva is essential to – Help you chew, taste and swallow solid foods Keeps your mouth moistened and comfortable Fights germs in your mout[...]

Dental emergencies when travelling and how to deal with them

Who doesn’t love going away for a holiday? Travelling to new and exciting places is a lot of fun, for many, it could be the trip of a lifetime. Unfortunately, if something suddenly happens to your teeth while you are travelling, it can be devastating. Nothing will ruin a holiday faster than having to deal with a health issue. So, what do you do if something happens to your teeth if a dental eme[...]

The surprising link between posture and dental health

Sometimes, medical advances are about robotic devices, ground-breaking treatments, and lasers. Other times, it’s about re-thinking and re-examining traditional wisdom. For example, Dr. Steven Lin has taught us that some oral bacteria are good, and that cavities and wisdom teeth problems are avoidable if we just eat right. His findings show that our impaction and overuse of braces can be prevent[...]

Frequently asked questions about cosmetic dentistry

Our dentists in Parramatta are often asked questions about cosmetic dentistry. A lot of people have heard the term, but don’t really know or understand what cosmetic dentistry is, what it involves, and whether it’s something that is for *them*. Thankfully advancements in technology have led to technological advancements in the field of cosmetic dentistry. Dentistry has come a LONG way in th[...]

Questions to ask before you have cosmetic dentistry

If you have a problem with your teeth and it’s making you feel uncomfortable, you are probably considering *getting some work done* to help improve your smile. Cosmetic dentistry has come a long way in the last few years and is now the most popular way to correct your teeth, from a whiter smile to a whole mouth makeover. If you are thinking of having a cosmetic dentistry procedure, there are so[...]

National survey: good oral health outperforms clear skin for making adults feel confident

You’ve all heard about the power of a smile, and over in the US, they celebrate it every 15th of June. They call it National Smile Power Day, and in 2018, they marked it with a survey aimed at verifying just how big an influence a smile has on daily life. For most people, when someone smiles at you, you smile back. It’s a reflex, you can’t help it. And smiles – even fake ones – set off [...]

The Concept of Excellence and Trust

There’s a character in White Collar who calls himself The Dentist. When he was asked why he chose that nickname, he says it was the scariest thing he could think of. For many people, dentists and spiders are more terrifying than death itself. Fortunately, that doesn’t have to be true, and our dentists in Parramatta are determined to change that perception. Dental treatment evokes this reaction[...]

Getting Your Kids Ready for a New Season of Winter Sports?

Sport is an excellent way of teaching your children valuable life lessons. Your kids will learn teamwork, leadership skills and the value of, and the payoff of hard work. But there are some precautions you should take to ensure your little cherubs finish the game in one piece. Safety gear is essential to make sure your kids return home in safely with their body intact. A mouth guard is a must. [...]

Is Your Diet Causing Enamel Erosion?

If you think that’s it’s only sweet drinks and foods that are harming your teeth you need to think again. Our dentists in Parramatta know that sugar isn’t the only thing that can ruin your smile. Foods and drinks that are high in acid will wear away at the enamel that protects your teeth – this is known as tooth erosion. It will change the appearance of your teeth and in doing so it opens [...]

Classic Dentures Could Soon be A Thing of The Past

Advancements are being made every day – from technology to medicine, and it appears that soon drug filled 3D dentures that fight oral infections and diseases could become one of the next significant advancements in the field of dentistry. For anyone who has ever worn dentures, they know how irritating they can be, dentures that are not fitted properly can rub against the gums, causing redness[...]