What causes teeth staining

Have you noticed your teeth aren’t as white as they used to be and maybe not as white as you’d like? There are many things that can make your teeth lose their brightness and it’s clear in Australia, how healthy and white our teeth are is something we care about. Here are some common reasons…

How to clean your dentures

The purpose of wearing dentures is to enable patients who have lost some or all of their teeth to speak, smile and eat naturally. These things are only possible, however, if their dentures are comfortable and well-maintained. Learning how to clean dentures is important to maintaining good daily hygiene, but occasionally you may find it…

Ways in Which We Are a Covid Safe Dentist

During the COVID-19 pandemic additional guidelines have been brought in to keep yourself (our patient) and our team safe. These include looking at the whole practice and implementing measures to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19. Take a look at the ways we have implemented these additional safety practices. Magazines Magazines in the waiting room…

Recovery Advice following tooth extraction

Firstly, make sure you rest. It’s not only about letting your body heal but it can be mentally and physically draining too, especially if you experience anxiety when coming to the dentist. Make sure you do as little exercise as possible and put your feet up, keeping your head up to avoid unnecessary bleeding. For…

Oral Health and Overall Health

The mouth is a window into the health of the body. Recent research provides evidence that oral health and overall health are inextricably linked. Like other areas of the body, your mouth teems with bacteria — mostly harmless but your mouth is the entry point to your digestive and respiratory tracts, and some of these…

Tooth Decay in Children

Tooth decay is caused by bacteria in the mouth that feed on sugars contained in food and drink. These bacteria convert sugars into acids that can damage the outer layer of the teeth known as enamel. Over time, this can cause teeth to weaken and form cavities. Children may be more prone to tooth decay…

Dental Crowns

If your tooth has a small hole in it the treatment you would usually require is a filling. However, if the hole (cavity) has progressed to the point where there is too much damage or decay for a filling treatment to be successful but you still have sufficient healthy tooth structure – then a crown…

In Chair Whitening

Here at Pimpama City Dental Centre we use Zoom whitening. This is a specialized product made by Philips to ensure the best possible results for our patients. In case you weren’t aware, teeth whitening is a treatment that uses bleaching products to lighten the colour of your teeth. It can also create a whiter appearance…

Dental Abscess

A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus that’s caused by a bacterial infection. The abscess can occur at different regions of the tooth for different reasons. A periapical abscess occurs at the tip of the root, whereas a periodontal abscess occurs in the gums at the side of a tooth root. A periapical tooth…

Use it or Lose it EOFY

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 2020. This means you may lose any benefits you have left as they do not roll over to the new…