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Medicine prescribing goes digital in 2018

On the 1 December 2017, computerised prescribing became available to dental practices across Australia. It’s setting a precedent for the year ahead and for years to come – but what are the arguments for and against the move to digital prescriptions? The background It’s no secret that our everyday lives are becoming increasingly digitalised. From […]

Christmas Teeth-Saving Tips

One of the main downsides of the holidays is the Christmas Bulge. With all that binge-ing and not much exercise, it’s easy for a few kilos to sneak in. Then January arrives, and you try to shed them with a gym membership and New Year’s resolutions. While the extra weight will come off eventually, the […]

Study reveals it’s less about genes more about environmental factors

A lot of our bodily processes are driven by genes. For example, some people genetically have fast metabolisms, so it takes a lot for them to gain weight. That doesn’t mean they’re incapable of gaining weight; it just means it’s harder for them than it is for others. However, even with their inbuilt fat-burning machines, […]

Sugary drink alternatives for kids this summer

Sugar can be harmful, for both your health and your teeth, especially in children, after all as parents you are the ones shaping your child’s future and their pattern of good eating and healthy drinking right from the start. It’s up to you when – and if – you start introducing sugary drinks into their […]

Why the New Year is a Perfect Time to Fix Your Smile

Bounce into the New Year flashing your biggest grin, finally happy to show the world your gorgeous new smile! It all sounds fantastic, doesn’t it? The New Year is the perfect time to get onto all those things that you never seemed to get around to in 2017. Instead of shying away from New Year’s […]

Some gum-damaging habits to lose

Some conscious or unconscious habits can lead to gum damage. This can lead to loosening your teeth by damaging gingival fibres and tissues. In an oral cavity, teeth are placed in their sockets located on the dental arches and are held strongly by gingival and periodontal fibres. That means to have teeth strongly placed in […]

Eating habits that will hurt your teeth

Eating is a guilty pleasure that is cherished by most of us. Apart from food being fuel for our bodies, it acts a mode of soul satisfaction, the journey of food starts from our oral cavity by the action of chewing and transmittance of taste from taste buds on the tongue to the receptors in […]

Why Some People Seem to Be “Born” With Good Teeth

We all know that person. That person with a set full of super straight, lovely and white teeth, and the perfect size chompers. While sometimes it’s an indication of some perfect teeth caps, sometimes it’s just because they are a fortunate person. So were these folks born with good teeth? Or is it from something […]

Can you get your teeth whitened if you have gum recession?

Teeth whitening is an aesthetic process that lightens your teeth and removes the stains from the teeth. This aesthetic procedure has become one of the most popular dental procedure. Whether it be college going teens, bride or groom, or mature adults, everyone looks forward to teeth whitening. As it is getting more popular day by […]

Common senior dental health issues

One of the first things people think about when they think of seniors are dentures. That said, the better you take care of your teeth, the longer they will stay healthy, and the later you will need artificial ones to help you speak and eat. In many senior patients, dental problems are not a separate […]