Causes, Risks and Management of Dry Mouth

A Decrease in Saliva Flow Can Impact Your Oral Health. Xerostomia, commonly known as dry mouth, can happen at any age and can be caused by simple things like not drinking enough liquids or from side effects of a medication or illness. Whatever the cause of your dry mouth, if left unchecked it can put you at an increased risk of

The Benefits of Cleaning Your Tongue

Clean Your Tongue as Part of Your Oral Hygiene Routine Hopefully, you’ve got a really good dental hygiene program in place brushing and flossing your teeth twice daily, but have you ever thought to clean your tongue? Bacteria can live and build up on your tongue just as it can on your teeth and if you don’t address the issu

Holiday Hydration For Kids

With the weather heating up it’s time to start taking extra precautions for our little ones as the temperatures rise. Living in Queensland has made us all very “Sun Smart” but don’t forget to ensure you are keeping your kids hydrated! Did you know that good hydration is vital in maintaining healthy teeth? We have put

Are your new year’s resolutions doing more harm than good?

With 2020 underway, it is an excellent time to reflect on how those new years resolutions are progressing. For many people the beginning of a new year often means the start of a ‘New Year New Me” mindset, which often includes a change in diet, starting or increasing an exercise regime, or the addition of ‘healthy practices

Dentistry for Coeliacs

The incredible advancement of technology has allowed for many discoveries in health care, resulting in improved understanding of previously unrecognised diseases and eased suffering of countless people. Coeliac Disease is one particular example of this, where people who may have endured unexplained or misdiagnosed symptoms for y

Ensure you only create happy memories on your holidays

Over the years we have seen many people return from overseas after having had a dental "holiday" and we have helped them through the associated problems that have unfortunately occurred with their treatment. Recently there was a lot of media attention regarding the introduction by a major Australian health fund of dental and me

Focus on: That Sugar Film

With Easter on our doorstep, maintaining a balanced and nutritious diet often hops out the window along with the Easter bunny! The Australian Dental Association (ADA) urges all Australians to watch “That Sugar Film”, which aims to raise awareness of the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body. “That Sugar Film”

Life Stages: 65yo+ Smile with Confidence

Smile with confidenceTooth loss is no longer an inevitable part of the aging process. Australians who maintain a healthy balanced diet and practice good oral hygiene are keeping their natural teeth for much longer than even 20 years ago, often their entire lives. Unfortunately the prevalence of dental problems such as decay, gum disease and oral can

Focus On: Reflux

Do you, or someone close to you, regularly suffer from heartburn or reflux? Do you regularly use antacids? You may have a condition called Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD). What is GORD? Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) is a digestive condition affecting the lower ring of muscle that acts as a valve connecting the