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Why a nice smile is important
2nd Nov

2016

Why a nice smile is important How many times do you hear people say, “They had a really nice smile,” – it will be often. A nice smile showing healthy white teeth is part and parcel of your personality and in a way it defines who you are. Because our ...

Tips For The Right Way to Floss From Pymble Dentist
8th Apr

2016

It’s a simple piece of string, sometimes flavored, often waxed. Wrap 18 inches or so around your finger, and you have a powerful tool that can help prevent cavities and give your overall health a big boost. Dental floss dislodges food particles ...

What Causes Gum Disease?
26th Mar

2016

What Causes Gum Disease? Plaque is the primary cause of gum disease. However, other factors can contribute to periodontal disease. These include: Hormonal changes, such as those occurring during pregnancy, puberty, menopause, and monthly menstruation, ...

What should you do if you have bleeding gums?
1st Mar

2016

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 to meal times because it is too inconvenient. Floss, then brush your teeth and ...

What To Think About When You Remove Your Wisdom Teeth?
18th Jan

2016

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 life. Think about the following: You may never have any problems with your ...

2nd Oct

2015

Men younger than 30, over 70 at particular risk, study shows. Men with severe gum disease, known as periodontitis, are at greater risk for impotence, according to a new study that finds young men and the elderly at particular risk. The researchers from ...

20th May

2015

The concept of ergonomics has resulted in a reinvention of the simple toothbrush — but can the new toothbrushes really make a difference? The practice of brushing your teeth hasn’t changed much since 1938, the year that the modern toothbrush was ...

4th Mar

2015

What is Bruxism? Bruxism, also known as tooth grinding, is the condition of forcefully sliding the chewing surfaces of the bottom teeth over the chewing surfaces of the top teeth, generally in a sideways, back-and-forth movement. Bruxism is often ...

28th Feb

2015

This the next most common thing I hear. My answer is this is… floss to remove the source of infection. If you don’t floss, the bacteria that cause gingivitis will destroy the fibers that attach your gum tissue to your teeth. When this happens the ...