Dental Hygienists: Expert Tips for Homecare


3 Things You Need to Know About Root Canals

A root canal is a dental procedure that is required when the pulp within your tooth becomes infected or inflamed. The pulp is essentially the soft tissue that is found within your teeth that contains nerves and blood vessels. This tissue can become inflamed and diseased over time due to a cavity, a crack in […]

Restoring Your Smile: Whitening vs Veneers

A person’s smile is one of the first things others notice about them, so it’s no wonder that many are eager to give theirs a makeover. Whitening and veneers are two of the most popular ways of restoring a smile, but many people aren’t sure which option is right for them. Just use this quick […]

Does Your Diet Make You Grind Your Teeth?

If your dentist diagnoses you with bruxism, you are grinding your teeth more than usual. This behaviour can happen during the day, but is typically most often a problem at night when you’re asleep. You may not be aware that you have a problem until your dentist spots signs of wear on your teeth. If […]

Whitening Teeth While Wearing Braces

Many people who wear dental braces might think that it is impossible to whiten their teeth due to the braces. Getting into the areas of the teeth that are covered by the braces is, however, not too difficult to do. All you need is the correct approach, coupled with a little bit of patience and […]

How to Care for Your Denture

If you are a first-time denture wearer, there are a few things you will need to know about caring for your new denture. You likely spent a fair amount of money on it, so you want to make sure that it is going to last for many years. The best way to ensure this is […]

A Quick Guide to Pregnancy Gingivitis

If you’re a soon-to-be-mother who starts to notice an increasing redness and soreness to her gums, you might have pregnancy gingivitis. Gingivitis refers to an inflammation of the gum tissue, which is the last thing you want to deal with when you’re expecting. Here’s our quick guide to the issue: What Causes Pregnancy Gingivitis? As […]

Is Your Dry Mouth Trying To Tell You Something?

Dry mouth, or Xerostomia, affects more people than you may think, approximately 10% of the Australian population, and it can have serious consequences, from tooth decay to trouble eating and talking. It can also be a sign of something much more serious.   What causes dry mouth? Saliva is important in keeping your mouth healthy. […]