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Dental Hygienists: Expert Tips for Homecare

In between regular cleanings with a dental hygienist, many people wonder what they can do to clean, protect and strengthen their teeth. If you are one of the many people with questions, this blog is designed to help you keep your teeth sparkling in between professional cleanings. It shows you how to adapt professional dental hygiene methods for your home, it explores home whitening techniques, it discuses the best flossing strategies and more. If you want to protect your smile, stick around. You will love the tips, tricks and ideas about dental hygiene that you learn from this blog. Although professional cleanings are necessary, these is a lot you can do in between your appointments, and you can learn about that here. Thanks!

Two Treatment Options For Sleeping Bruxism

Bruxism, or  involuntary grinding of the teeth, is a surprisingly prevalent affliction. A population-based study estimated that 31.4% of the general population suffer from it, which means that over seven million Australians experience it in some form. Bruxism occurs either while you are awake or when you are asleep. It is difficult to know if you have sleeping bruxism, unless a loved one hears you grinding your teeth. Certain signs may alert you to the possibility of it though, including damaged teeth, broken fillings, and frequent headaches. Read More 

How To Keep Your Teeth White Between Professional Treatments

There is really no substitute for a professional teeth whitening treatment carried out by your dentist.  However, you can help to keep your pearly whites gleaming in between your appointments by using a simple top-up treatment that you can prepare and carry out at home.  This treatment doesn't involve using expensive, messy, over-the-counter bleaching products; you will need some natural items you probably already have in your kitchen. Read on to find out more. Read More 

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 your tooth or even some dental procedures. A root canal allows your tooth to be saved and removes both the inflammation and pain. Read More 

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 guide to learn everything you need to know. The Benefits and Drawbacks of Whitening Read More 

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 you have a significant problem with teeth grinding, your dentist may advise you to wear a mouthguard at night. Read More