3 Suggestions to Make Your Child's First Cavity Filling a Pain-Free Experience

With almost 35% of Australian parents reporting that their child only brushes once a day, it's no wonder why tooth decay has become a major concern within the country. If your child has not been diligent in maintaining their dental health, you're likely going to have to take them in for a cavity filling once in their lifetime. Getting cavities filled can be a very stressful and scary experience – especially with the scary dental equipment that is used. [Read More]

Perfect Teeth in Record Time: 3 Tips on How to Go Through Invisalign Trays Quickly

If you're unhappy with your teeth alignment or your bite, Invisalign can easily help you correct these insecurities without anyone noticing. Although they are difficult to notice, you may still want to go through the trays as quickly as possible in order to enjoy the final results sooner. If that's the case, here are 3 things you can do. Wear the Invisalign Trays As Often as Possible The main benefit of opting for Invisalign is the fact that it is barely noticeable. [Read More]

Guide To Fitting A Temporary Filling

If you lose a filling, you'll need to see your dentist as soon as possible.  However, if an immediate appointment is not available, you can carry out a few emergency repairs yourself.  Here's how to fit a temporary filling to tide you over until you can get to the dental clinic. You'll need a temporary tooth saver kit, which you can buy from good pharmacies.  Note that this is just a temporary, emergency fix, and you should try to have the filling replaced by your dentist within a few days. [Read More]

4 Signs You May Need a Root Canal

A root canal is performed to help to protect your teeth, treat pain and prevent the need for an extraction. A root canal is normally needed because the pulp inside of a tooth has suffered some kind of trauma which has resulted in its death. Once pulp death has occurred, a dental abscess can form which in turn leads to intense pain and infection. If you do not receive prompt treatment, this infection could spread, causing further medical complications. [Read More]