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Childhood stress found to cause thinner tooth enamel formation

Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, have made important findings regarding the formation of tooth enamel and the related oral health complications for children. The American researchers presented their findings, earlier this year, at the 2019 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The presenter of those […]

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Motivating your kids to brush their teeth

For a lot of parents, when it comes to getting their young kids to brush their teeth, it can be an uphill battle. It’s a common problem for kids to be resistant at toothbrush time, and every child is different. However, fear not, there are ways to help motivate your kids to look […]

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Oral health concerns for women

As a woman, the general rules for maintaining good oral health still apply, including a healthy, nutritional diet; a good oral care routine; and regular visits to the dentist. However, sometimes women have unique oral health concerns that need to be considered. Hormonal changes and fluctuations can influence the oral cavity, and at […]

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Foods and drinks that keep your teeth healthy, and freshen your breath

A lot of foods and drinks get bad press for the harm they do to your teeth, or the effect they have on your breath. Think sweets, soft drinks and fish. But there are foods and drinks that do the opposite, and consuming them regularly can help clean and protect your teeth, and […]

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When do you need emergency dental treatment?

Dental emergencies can happen anytime – day or night, but how do you know if you need emergency dental treatment? Can it wait till your dentist is open during normal business hours, or should you go immediately to an emergency room? Minor and major oral injuries The most common types of oral injuries […]

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The benefits of custom-fitted sports mouthguards

  Due to the tireless efforts by Australian sports and dental groups to raise public awareness about the risks of oral injury in contact sports, mouthguards have become an essential safeguard against oral injury for today’s young athletes – at training and when playing a game. Mouthguards can help prevent or reduce the […]

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The benefits of in-office teeth whitening by your dentist

  There are many benefits to getting in-office teeth whitening. Not only are your teeth safely whitened by an experienced dental professional, the end results are quicker to achieve, more convenient, more effective and longer-lasting than whitening products that you can purchase from chemists and supermarkets. While over-the-counter whitening options, such as whitening […]