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Is being vegan bad for my teeth?

Veganism is growing in Australia and sales of vegan-friendly foods have soared over the past five years while beef and lamb sales have stalled and is predicted to start going

Oral Care and the flu season

While the world is reeling from the effects of COVID-19, it is also prudent to remember that the winter season in Australia is about to start, and thereby the flu

Is it Safe to Visit the Dentist?

With the coronavirus disease now deemed a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, the Australian Dental Association provides updated information about preventive measures that should be applied by dental clinics.

Why do you need Cosmetic Dentistry?

The Australian Dental Association recommends a complete oral care routine that includes brushing twice a day, flossing and using mouthwash. In addition to oral care at home, it is also recommended to visit a

COVID-19 Virus

There is a lot of information about COVID-19 which has resulted in infactual theories about how the virus is spread and how can it be prevented. As of 7 March

How do I floss?

Good oral hygiene involves more than just brushing your teeth. It also involves flossing and knowing how to floss correctly. Even though we have been flossing our teeth for years,

Tooth Decay: How Sports Drinks Promote Enamel Damage

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7 Best-known Dental Cavity Fighters

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Sugars are the one of the many causes of cavities and tooth decay. On the other hand, not all sweet foods trigger dental cavities. For instance, apples and sugar-free gums are known to be teeth-friendly as they can provide health benefits to your teeth and mouth. They help improve the amount of saliva in your mouth, which is great in getting rid of bad oral bacteria. With apples and sugarless gums containing xylitol, you can also prevent bad breath odour in a simple way.

How Root Canal Treatment Saves the Tooth

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One of the many reasons of an aching tooth is due to an infected pulp. Under the white enamel and dentin inside the tooth lies the soft tissue referred to as the pulp. This section is comprised of blood vessels, nerves and connective tissues responsible for helping the root of your tooth to grow during development. When the dental pulp becomes infected, root canal treatment is then necessary to prevent pain or abscess.

Root Canal Treatment and your Affected Tooth

The procedure involves the removal of an infected pulp inside the tooth, which includes careful cleaning and disinfecting of the area. Then, the treated tooth is filled and sealed with a material called gutta-percha. For final treatment and protection, the tooth is restored with the help of crown or dental filling. After these procedures, your tooth can now function just like any other tooth.

Interesting Facts about Oral Bacteria

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