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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 [...]

Feeling Confident with Your Smile in 2019

Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought you’d like to tweak something with your teeth? Your dentists here in Parramatta can help. We at Dental Avenue Parramatta offer the very latest in cosmetic dentistry to give you more confidence in your smile. Cosmetic Dentistry is a lot more than just making your teeth look pretty; it can be as complex as dental implants or as simple as tooth whit[...]

How to Handle a Dental Emergency When You Are Abroad

You’re on vacation at one your favourite destinations, relaxing on the beach without a care in the world. You grab the olive bowl, and while thinking how lucky you are to be living such a blessed life of eating olives on the beach you put one in your mouth and bite down. Before you know it you’re clutching your mouth and screaming obscenities. There was a pit in the olive and it’s snapped yo[...]

What do I do in a dental emergency?

Dental accidents do happen and knowing what to do when an accident occurs can mean the difference between saving or losing a tooth. For dental emergencies it is important to visit your dentist in Parramatta as soon as possible. You often find that most dentists leave a free appointment time in their daily schedule for emergency cases. Call your dentist in Parramatta as soon as you can and give [...]

The link between medications and cavities

As you get older, you may find yourself getting cavities, which may be something you haven’t had in years. As we age, we enter a *second round* of cavity prone years. One of the most common causes of cavities in older people is dry mouth. Dry mouth is not usually a normal side of aging, but commonly a side effect caused by more than 500 different types of medications, including those used to tre[...]

Why is one of my teeth loose?

As an adult, it can be very unsettling to have a loose tooth. When you have a loose tooth, lots of ideas start popping up in your head fromthe possibility of losing it, how costly it’s going to be, oreven a health concern. Permanent teeth can become loose for different reasons including - but not limited to - grinding, biting on things that are too hard, injury or gum disease. If you have any[...]

How can thumb sucking affect my child’s teeth?

Our dentists in Parramatta know that a lot of parents are concerned about their child sucking their thumb, or using a dummy, especially as they grow older and continue with the habit. Thumb sucking is a natural reflex for children. When a child sucks on their thumb, other fingers, a dummy, blanket or favourite toy it helps them to feel secure as they explore and learn about the world around them. [...]

Are you using the right toothpaste for your teeth?

Unfortunately, there isn’t a toothpaste *out there* that can help or correct every dental issue. There are a lot of different toothpastes on sale at chemists and supermarkets from brands to ingredients, to stop your teeth feeling sensitive to helping to whiten and brighten your smile. The best toothpaste for you is the one that helps or prevents any dental issues you have. To begin you have t[...]

More awareness of dental caries is needed

When it comes to going to your dentist in Parramatta, most of us visit for a clean, a filling or to have a tooth extracted. Oral health goes way beyond your teeth – oral cavities can affect your whole body. While a cavity is only small it is very close to the central nervous system, and if you have a cavity that is left untreated it can produce an infection that is then transmitted via blood cir[...]