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23 Aug 2016

The Best Ways to Whiten Your Teeth

In my time practising cosmetic dentistry in Joondalup, I have personally seen a lot more people caring about how white their teeth are. In this day and age, appearance seems to be more important than ever and white teeth are a big part of appearance, especially when you smile. There are now a plethora of […]

15 Aug 2016

Can a New Tax on Sugary Drinks

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When you need an emergency dentist, we try to find out how you ended up with a dental emergency in the first place. Often, we find out that our emergency patients tend to drink a lot of sugary drinks and eat a lot of sugary treats. It is no secret that sugary drinks help cause […]

08 Aug 2016

Go to the Dentist Now, Think Clearly in Old Age?

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If you are one of those people who holds off on dental care until you need an emergency dentist, you may want to read this piece thoroughly and carefully. According to a US publication, the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, your state of oral health now is related to your cognitive well-being later in […]

01 Aug 2016

Replace Your Dentures with Mini-Implants and a Full Bridge?

We all know the dilemma faced by a lot of older dental patients: Dentures can be uncomfortable and a full set of dental implants can be too expensive. While dentures do allow those without teeth to eat and to look good in public, they also have their own shortcomings. The top plate can cover up […]

29 Jul 2016

New Technology Helps Dentists Remove Plaque

One of the best ways to not need cosmetic dentistry during your lifetime is to keep your teeth as clear of plaque as possible. The pillars of dental care are oral hygiene, a correct diet and regular trips to the dentist for examination and cleaning. The dental hygienist removes plaque with an instrument called a […]

26 Jul 2016

Can Antidepressants Sabotage Your Dental Implants

If you take antidepressants and you are thinking about having dental implants, read this post carefully. According to a recent US study, antidepressants might play a major role in the failure of dental implants. The study was performed at the University of Buffalo by researchers from their UB School of Dental Medicine. According to their […]

26 Jul 2016

Dental Health Week 2016

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The theme of this year’s event is Women and Oral Health, and the ADA is encouraging women everywhere to take charge of their oral health during the key phases of their life. As a member of the dental profession, you play a critical role in educating your patients and the community at large about oral […]

22 Jul 2016

Can Sharks Alter the Course of Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry is an ever-changing field. As technology advances, we find more and better ways of replacing removed teeth or saving the ones we have. The potential for one of the biggest advances in dentistry may have been unlocked in England and the Department of Plant and Animal Sciences at the University of Sheffield. Dr […]

19 Jul 2016

Oral Supplements to Fight Cavities?

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Whether you need cosmetic dentistry or emergency dentistry, there is usually one common factor: cavities. We know of three ways to minimise the likelihood and severity of cavities: regular effective brushing, regular trips to the dentist and a diet that does not include sugary drinks or sugary snacks. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could […]

15 Jul 2016

Smoking and Microbial Balance

One of the best ways to ensure that you’ll eventually need some form of cosmetic dentistry is to smoke. The reason is that smoking affects approximately 600 different species of bacteria in your mouth that are known as your oral microbiome. A study conducted by NYU Langone Medical Center in the US and more specifically […]