Why do my teeth stain?

As teeth whitening becomes increasingly popular with people of all ages it poses the question, why do my teeth stain. There are numerous reasons teeth staining may occur but can be narrowed down to our day to day habits. This includes food/drink, tobacco use, poor dental hygiene and certain medications. Food/drink: Food and drinks such…

What can Invisalign fix?

Invisalign is a form of orthodontics that can straighten and adjust teeth, as well as fix bite misalignment issues. Unlike traditional orthodontic treatment, Invisalign uses clear aligners that are less noticeable than metal “train-track” braces. The process is simple, less invasive and can be more cost effective. Before beginning treatment, a scan will be taken…

Dental Phobia

The dentist is the least favourite place for many people, but there is no need to be scared. The fear of the dentist can prevent many from seeking required dental treatment and living in pain, but there are ways to overcome this phobia and maintain a healthy smile. Face your fears – it’s easier said…

Sugar Intake

As the New Year is in full swing it’s the perfect time to reconsider some of those naughty habits, and consider how they may affect your smile. Did you know a high sugar diet can increase your risk of tooth decay? Sugar feeds the bacteria living in plaque on the teeth, causing decay and gum…

Sports Mouthguards

With football season fast approaching it is an important reminder to protect our teeth from injury. A mouthguard is an appliance used during contact sport to prevent injury to gums and teeth. Mouthguards can be purchased at the super-market or over the counter at the pharmacy but these differ from a custom fitted mouthguard. Over…

Whiter Teeth for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day coming up, preparation is in full swing. If you have a special date night planned and want to look your best and add a bit of extra sparkle to smile, our teeth whitening options are just for you. Teeth whitening is a very popular method of boosting your self-confidence as it is…

Use it or lose it

The end of financial year is fast approaching and we want to ensure all our patients are getting the most from their private health insurance. Some health insurance benefits will expire on 30th of June 2021. This means you may lose any benefits you have left as they do not roll over to the new…

Considering dental veneers to improve your smile?

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, dental veneers may be an option for you to improve your smile and restore confidence. Veneers can improve chipped and broken teeth, stained and crooked teeth, improve the shape/size of teeth and restore gaps in the smile. Veneers are a thin porcelain like shell that…

Sports Mouthguards – Protect your teeth

Dental injuries are common when playing sport for both children and adults. To protect your mouth against impact, it is important to consider purchasing a custom-fitted sports mouthguard. A sports mouthguard is an oral appliance made of soft plastic used to protect your teeth and gums from sustaining injuries during sport. Many sports-retail stores and…