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  • Why Damaged or Decayed Teeth Deteriorate Faster Than Intact Teeth


    When intact, your teeth are protected by an impenetrable wall of enamel. Enamel is so hard that not even bone can match it in terms of hardness. But despite being the hardest material in the human body, enamel isn't very thick, unlike bone. Nor can enamel regenerate like bone can. Once damaged by trauma or decay then, a tooth cannot ever return to its former glory without a dentist's help.
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  • Are You Making These Mistakes While Brushing Your Teeth?


    Brushing your teeth every morning and evening is the best way to keep your teeth clean — but are you making mistakes that are limiting the effectiveness of your daily dental hygiene routine? Take a look at these common mistakes to see if any of them apply to you. 1. Not Brushing For Long Enough The Australian Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth for at least two minutes to thoroughly clean them.
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  • 5 Possible Reasons for a Toothache


    A toothache is an irritating and painful symptom indicating that something is going on with your dental health. At one point or another, most people experience toothaches. The top way to prevent it is to maintain good oral health and schedule regular visits to the dentist for examination and treatment of any emerging issues. If your tooth starts to ache, the best move is to inform a dentist for treatment. Even if the pain stops, ensure you make that appointment to ensure that the problem is identified and the dentist provides the necessary treatment.
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  • Should You Use DIY Teeth Whitening Kits or Visit the Dentist?


    Teeth whitening has plenty of enthusiasts in Australia, partially thanks to the availability of DIY kits. Online retailers promise sparkling smiles with their array of teeth whiteners, like strips, charcoal products, toothpastes, gels, and LED lights. A study by the Australian Dental Association found that about 50% of people who whiten their teeth rely on over-the-counter kits. These statistics are concerning because some of these products have abrasive chemicals that expose the teeth to damage.
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  • Answering Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Health


    A painful tooth can make you have a bad day. You might not even be able to accomplish anything. Additionally, you do not want to lose any teeth, especially the front teeth. The loss of teeth can mean that your appearance will change or you might require artificial teeth, which can be expensive. That is why it is important to know the best dental health maintenance practices that help you prevent any form of tooth and gum sickness or injury.
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  • Steps You Should Follow Before Getting Emergency Dental Care for Abscessed Gums


    It is quite troubling to wake up in the morning and discover one side of your mouth is swollen. A lot of things can lead to swelling of the gums, such as trauma to the mouth, allergies, and abscesses. A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus that develops on the gum and causes inflammation or swelling to the jaw and the gums. Abscesses are formed when bacteria in the mouth lead to infection between the teeth.
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  • Why It Is Important to Embrace Regular Dental Check-Ups


    Dental health is one of the essential parts of your overall well-being. Unfortunately, very few people think of dental health with the seriousness it deserves. A lot of people still reserve visits to the dental clinic for times when they have dental emergencies. Sadly, ignoring regular dental check-ups accelerates the rate at which your oral health deteriorates. There is also a strong connection between general refusal to follow up on dental health check-ups and routine dental hygiene negligence.
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  • It Is Time to Take Your Child to a Paediatric Dentist? 3 Signs That Confirm It


    Maintaining good oral health is critical for everyone. That's why you should see a dentist at least twice a year so they can assess your oral health and recommend what you should do to improve it. However, you shouldn't assume that only adults need to see a dentist. Even children should visit a paediatric dentist for specialised oral care, especially when they are in their formative years.  Most parents take their kids to a dentist only for a dental cleaning procedure.
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  • Top Hard-to-Miss Signs of Dental Implants Infection


    An infection of, or around dental implants can lead to a host of problems. The most common type of infection is peri-implantitis, which may cause progressive bone loss if not treated in good time, resulting in the implant's failure.  This infection can happen right after your dental implants procedure or much later. However, the signs are the same in both cases and include the following. Pain and Fever It can be some discomfort in the area around your dental implants, but in severe cases, you may experience throbbing pain.
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  • Two Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures That Will Get Rid Of Multiple Dental Flaws


    Flaws in your teeth will not only influence how you smile but how often you do, too. And if the flaws are highly conspicuous due to the severity of the damage, they can end up skewing your self-image and this will reflect in various aspects of your life whether professionally, socially or even romantically. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry offers a myriad of solutions to help tackle even the most severe imperfections. And unlike decades past, the result will look so natural that even a discerning eye would not be able to detect that you have had dental work done.
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