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Bad breath

We all know that certain foods can make our breath smell, but food odours are temporary. Constant bad breath(halitosis) is usually caused by poor oral hygiene, dental factors, or medical conditions including infections in the throat, sinus, kidneys or liver. Heavy consumpti

What are teeth made of?

Teeth and bone are the hardest substances in the human body and they both contain high amount of calcium. However, the vital difference is that bone is living tissue which can regenerate. Teeth are not living tissue but are made up of four types of tissue, enamel, dentin, p

Toothache – how to cope with the pain

Toothache often seems to strike at your busiest times or when you are stressed. With Christmas and New Year coming up, you may find yourself having to deal with a dental emergency. Here are some quick suggestions on what to do if you or a loved one has toothache over the ho

Dental health cover – use it or lose it!

Dental health cover has yearly benefits which recharge every year. So as well as saying goodbye to 2018, you may also be saying goodbye to your private health insurance dental benefits for the year. Read on to make sure you are not missing out on your health fund bene

Top tips for healthy teeth at Christmas

Healthy teeth at Christmas may not be your main concern, but having a dental emergency can spoil your Christmas holidays. You may have already begun your Christmas preparations - decorating, shopping and cooking up some delicious and tempting treats.  Read more

Dental Implants

Dental implants are becoming more popular. They look more natural, function like your own teeth and can last many years. With implants, you can smile again and feel more confident about your appearance. 

What is a dental implant?

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Looking after your teeth during pregnancy

Looking after your teeth during pregnancy involves maintaining good oral hygiene. Pregnancy causes changes to your body which can affect your oral health. Regular check ups, daily brushing, and flossing will keep your teeth and gums healthy. [caption id="attachment_808" align="alignnone" width="2

Do whitening toothpastes make teeth whiter?

When it comes to colour, everyone's teeth are different. Most of us would love a bright, white smile. However, teeth are naturally off-white and usually darken over time. Diet, lifestyle, and genetics contribute to the colour of our teeth. If you are thinking of white