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 […]


Why do root canals need therapy?

Root canal therapy (RCT) is a dental treatment used to replace damaged, inflamed, diseased, infected or dying tooth pulp in your affected tooth’s root canal system. RCT can save teeth damaged by infection and inflammation, thus avoiding potential abscesses, tooth loss, extraction and replacement with either dentures or implants. So what are tooth […]


Warning signs of periodontal (gum) disease

Warning signs of periodontal (gum) disease Periodontal disease (or periodontitis) is an inflammatory condition of the gum tissue surrounding your teeth. The signs of periodontal disease are often unnoticed until it is at an advanced stage. This degenerative oral condition progresses through a number of stages over many years, and often goes unnoticed. […]


How periodontal (gum) disease causes tooth loss

Periodontal disease (periodontitis) affects millions of adults in Australia, who have some form of this inflammatory condition of the gums. If left untreated, periodontal disease can result in irreversible damage to the connective ligaments and hard tissue that anchor, protect, nourish and support your teeth. The collective term used to describe these tissues […]


What are the different types of gum disease?

There are two types of gum disease that can be considered stages of the same process of gum degeneration – gingivitis and periodontitis. However, some forms of periodontal disease have been linked to other systemic diseases and health conditions. Here are the most common types of gum disease: Gingivitis Gingivitis is regarded as […]