Thumb sucking, finger sucking and pacifier use

Thumb sucking, finger sucking and pacifier use

The sucking reflex is naturally present in every child at birth. Due to this, with time, babies start sucking everything which comes near their mouth. It is common to see newly born babies sucking their fist and palms. However, with time this habit gets shifted to thumb sucking, and finger sucking as the newborn baby… Continue Reading

The value of single-tooth implants

The value of single-tooth implants

A single-tooth implant is as close as you can get to replacing a real tooth. A titanium screw bonds to the bone in the jaw, acting like a sort of root to the tooth. The dentist then screws a crown into the implant—the bone actually grows onto the implant. Dental implants are strong, and they… Continue Reading

Porcelain veneers – creating the smile of your dreams

Porcelain veneers – creating the smile of your dreams

If you’ve always dreamed of having perfectly formed and neatly aligned teeth, you may be interested to know that porcelain veneers can create a perfect smile. Veneers made of exquisite porcelain can tidy up your smile and can be fitted in just three professional appointments. The veneer procedure is painless and often much less expensive… Continue Reading

Wisdom teeth – the facts

Wisdom teeth – the facts

Here are some of the facts that you should be aware of regarding wisdom teeth; Fact #1 Wisdom teeth are the last of the permanent teeth to erupt. They are also called third molars. Fact #2 Wisdom teeth usually appear in the late teenage years or early twenties. Most people will have four wisdom teeth.… Continue Reading

How a dental hygienist works

How a dental hygienist works

At our practice in rural New South Wales, we have our own dental hygiene department because the role of the dental hygienist is so important. When you think of a dental hygienist, you may think of their role as being to scrape under your gums and teach you how to floss, but there’s so much… Continue Reading

Dentistry and facial injectables

Dentistry and facial injectables

If you’re looking to get facial injectables like Botox or fillers in your face, your first port of call may be a beautician. But did you know dentists can perform these treatments and are actually better equipped to do so? Performed facial injections is a relatively new development in Australia, following the trend in the… Continue Reading

Your top dental questions answered

Your top dental questions answered

When it comes to oral health, there are always many questions. Here are the answers to the top 10 most commonly asked oral heath questions: How often do teeth need to be cleaned by a professional? Brushing teeth is recommended twice daily and flossing once daily. Getting the teeth professionally cleaned by your Dentist or… Continue Reading