What should you do if you have bleeding gums?
See your dentist for a professional exam and cleaning. Ideally your teeth should be flossed and brushed three times a day. I recommend that you not tie flossing and brushing...Read More
Do You Have Bad Breath? and What Causes Bad Breath?
Do You Have Bad Breath? Bad breath is often caused by a buildup of bacteria in your mouth that causes inflammation and gives off noxious odors or gases that smell...Read More
At Home vs. Dentist Supervised
Strength of bleaching agent. Over-the-counter products and dentist-supervised at-home products usually contain a lower strength bleaching agent, with about a 10% to 22% carbamide peroxide content, which is equivalent to...Read More
Beyond Teeth: What’s Inside Your Mouth
Your mouth is made up of more than just teeth, so good oral health goes beyond simply brushing and flossing. In addition to your teeth, your mouth is made up...Read More
What To Think About When You Remove Your Wisdom Teeth?
Wisdom Teeth Removal If your wisdom teeth are not causing problems, it may be difficult to decide whether to have these teeth removed to prevent possible dental problems later in...Read More
Choosing a Toothbrush: The Pros and Cons of Electric and Disposable
You can't overestimate the importance of good oral hygiene -- not only for dental health, but for your overall wellbeing. In fact, gum disease is a major risk factor for...Read More
What Can You Do About Sensitive Teeth?
Tooth sensitivity can affect one or more teeth. It’s most common when you eat or drink something hot, cold, sweet, or sour. Sometimes a breath of cold air can set...Read More
The Best Toothbrush for Children – Pymble Dentist
When it comes to choosing the best toothbrush for your child, it's important to opt for one that she will use properly and regularly. There are a variety of disposable...Read More
Tobacco Use and Your Oral Health
It's no secret that smoking is bad for your overall health but using tobacco products can have serious consequences on your oral health, too. In addition to affecting your overall...Read More
A Guide to Nighttime Oral Care
Keeping your teeth strong, your gums healthy, and your smile bright is not just a day job; your mouth needs protection at night too. Donna L. Zak, D.D.S., of Zak...Read More