With Christmas fast approaching, ’tis the season to eat delicious celebratory foods. From candy canes to pavlova to alcohol, you’re sure to indulge in more sugary foods and drinks than you usually do. Unfortunately, sugar-filled foods can cause great damage to our teeth.
Did you know that, according to the Australian Dental Association, tooth decay affects almost half of all Australian six year olds? In Australia, tooth decay in children is on the rise. Ensuring your children learn the best practices for taking care of their teeth at...
Nothing brings out a beautiful smile better than pearly white teeth. We believe that preventative care is far more beneficial than restorative care, so here are five habits to be aware of that cause stained, yellow teeth. 1. Your daily coffees or teas Chances are you...
Whether it’s a broken tooth or injured soft tissue of the mouth, dental emergencies can interfere with eating, speaking, or other normal activities.
Yes! Teeth start to develop when you are still a foetus, that’s why good nutrition for a pregnant mother is very important. Calcium, phosphorous, Vitamin C should always be in a mother’s diet.
When a tooth is knocked out, the other teeth change their positions in an attempt to fill the gap. This leads to crooked teeth, facial deformation, chronic pain, and eventually bone loss in the jaw. This is why lost teeth should be replaced as soon as possible.
Children’s Week is celebrated annually in Australia during the fourth week of October. The week focuses the attention of the wider community on children and their needs.
Cosmetic dentistry involves a kind of art as well as combining the oral health benefits of general and restorative dentistry to give patients the smile they have always wished for.
It doesn’t matter if your visit is for a regular checkup, teeth-cleaning, or a more complicated procedure – planning always pays off!
The fact is that a crown that only lasts five years is a disappointment to your dentist. At Bendigo Smiles it is our hope that any crown they make for you will last a decade or longer.