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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[...]

Bad Breath and how it relates to Oral Systemic Diseases

Dental health is complex. Our Parramatta dentist team know that systemic issues can be linked to teeth in ways many may not realise. Bad breath is one of the most common dental complaints, and you may not think you need to see your doctor or dentist about it. It could be completely benign, caused by culinary tastes or poor oral hygiene. For example, if you’re a smoker, caffeine drinker, or garl[...]

All About Abscesses

An abscess is a small area of pus that has built up as a result of a bacterial infection. The immune system of the body reacts and sends white blood cells into the area to try to get rid of the bacteria. When there is no way for this pus, which is a mix of enzymes, to live and dead white blood cells and parts of destroyed cells and tissues to drain away, an abscess forms. An abscess can form in a[...]

How to manage Dentin Hypersensitivity

We all experience the occasional ‘brain freeze’ from ice cream or chilled drinks, but when you visit our dentists in Parramatta for consistent irritation from eating hot or cold things, they may diagnose dentin hypersensitivity. Lots of different things can cause sensitive teeth, so it’s essential to have your dentist professionally diagnose the issue. First off, sensitivity is a nerve prob[...]

Why is a Healthy Mouth Good for Your Body?

Keeping your teeth and gums healthy is paramount for a happy mind, body and soul. A holistic approach to your body’s health refers to the comprehension that everything in the human body is interconnected and the way we look at our health should correlate to this - and oral health is no different. Keeping your mouth healthy and clean avoids the build-up of harmful bacteria that can cause gum dis[...]