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Why regular dental check-ups are important

The importance of regular dental check-ups When it comes to having dental check-ups, the general consensus is that you should see your hygienist or dentist every six months. However, this is a bit of an arbitrary number as the need varies from person to person. Patients whose oral health has been stable for quite some […]

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4 Top Tips for Healthy Teeth at Christmas

Christmas time is a time when we take a break from the daily grind and indulge ourselves. There are a few things we can do to help make sure our mouths and teeth stay healthy. 1. Lollies and Sweet Treats There are lots of chances for over-indulgence at Christmas, both for adults and kids. From […]

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Dental Bridges – What are they and how do they work?

A Dental Bridge is used to replace missing teeth. They are cemented or bonded to the teeth beside the space so they are fixed in place and cannot be removed. In times past they were used a lot more commonly, but with the widespread use of implants their use has decreased. Bridges can also be […]

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Replacing Missing Teeth – Dental Implants

Dental Implants are the closest thing we have to replacing a tooth with a new tooth, but they are not a new tooth. Dental Implants have many advantages to other options when replacing missing teeth, but they do have some limitations. In this blog I try and cover some of FAQ’s regarding Dental Implants. What […]

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Should I replace a Missing Tooth?

It is a bad day when you are told a tooth needs to be removed, for whatever reason. The next question is often do I need to put something in its place? This series of blog posts will cover when you should replace a missing tooth and what the options are if the tooth needs […]

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What happens in Melbourne… Goes on our Blog.

I have just got home after nearly a week in Melbourne. Not too much sightseeing as I had work-related stuff all week. I Got in a bike ride up to the Yarra Valley, and had some lovely food, but no time for much else. The first 2 days were spent at the big trade show […]

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Mouth Guard. Do I need one, and if so what sort?

Do I Need a Mouth Guard? If you are playing any contact sport then you definitely need a good quality mouth guard. So if you are playing Rugby League, Rugby Union, or Aussie Rules then yes that means you. Similarly if you are doing any of the combat sports such as Martial Arts, or Boxing, […]

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Tongue Ties in Babies and Children. When should we treat?

    Tongue Tie (or Ankyloglossia) is a condition which affects just under 5% of the population. The lingual frenulum is a band of fibrous tissue which runs from the bottom of the tongue to behind the lower teeth or gums. In affected people it can limit the range of movement of the tongue which […]

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