When you think about going to the dentist, you might think about going on your own. There might be times when you will want or need to bring others along with you, though. If you're going to be bringing others with you to your upcoming dental appointment, these are some of the things you'll probably want to know. Consider the Benefits of Bringing Someone With You First of all, you should know that there are times when it can be beneficial to bring someone to the dentist with you. [Read More]
The Advantages of Whiter Teeth
Many people in Australia would like to benefit from a more dazzling smile. Although the arrangement of your teeth might put you off smiling as often as you would like, the chances are that a professional teeth whitening treatment will mean you are more inclined to grin more often than you do at the moment. After all, people with whiter teeth tend to feel happier about their oral health. If you are considering having your teeth whitened and would like to know more about the benefits of such a treatment, then read on. [Read More]
How to Deal With a Toothache When You Cannot Visit a Dentist
If you have a toothache, the last thing you want to do is wait to see a dentist. However, you cannot always get to the dentist as quickly as you would like. If you find yourself in this position, there are a few actions that may help to reduce the level of pain until you can get an appointment to see a dentist. Rinse with salt water One effective method of temporarily relieving toothache pain is to rinse your mouth with salt water. [Read More]
Are Your Cavities Hiding From You?
In a perfect world, you'd take such good care of your teeth that you won't ever be bothered by tooth decay. This would put you in the minority (only 11% of Australian adults have never experienced tooth decay). Ideally, you would take care of your teeth and so wouldn't have had many cavities in total—and this is a more realistic proposition. But sometimes a cavity can remain difficult to spot yourself, and can often only be discovered during a dental examination. [Read More]