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2403, 2021

Can teeth grinding damage my teeth?

Can teeth grinding damage my teeth? Do you wake up with sore jaw or headaches? Have you heard clicking in your jaw when you yawn or open your mouth wide?Then you might be grinding your teeth in your sleep.Teeth grinding or more technically speaking bruxism is rhythmic clenching, grinding, or gnashing of most cases it is involuntary action and often triggered by stress or disturbed sleep.Most people do not realize they are grinding their teeth unless told by their partners or in worst case [...]

1704, 2020

Are you brushing your teeth properly?

Are you brushing your teeth properly? Everyone brushes their teeth (well-I would like to think thy do!) but only 1 in 10 people know how to brush their teeth effectively. Why it is important? Not only brushing your teeth gives you whiter and cleaner teeth and freshness but most importantly main aim of brushing is to remove plaque and food debris from your teeth.plaque is a thin ,sticky film that contains millions of nasty bacteria.(you can scratch your [...]

2003, 2020

Teething babies are so much fun – said no mum ever!

Teething babies are so much fun - said no mum ever! What to expect when babies are teething. We all know as adults when we have wisdom teeth come through-how painful they can be! So we can understand how painful it would be for babies when sometimes they have not one but few teeth cutting through their gums at the same time! When babies are getting their first teeth cutting through, their gums are very itchy and painful. [...]

2003, 2020

Can baby teeth get cavities?

Can baby teeth get cavities? Impact of milk/formula/juice/soft drinks on baby’s teeth. If a baby is put to bed with milk/formula/juice or soft drink, then natural or artificial sugar from these drinks can cling to teeth for a long time. Bacteria in the mouth thrive on this sugar and it will make acids that attack the teeth. Babies who are breastfed to sleep are also at risk of cavities. Normally known at nursing bottle caries or baby bottle [...]

1903, 2020

First dental visit

First Dental Visit According to Australian dental association, it is time for a dental visit when your baby’s first tooth becomes visible or they reach 12 months old – whichever comes first. If you notice anything you think is out of the ordinary before this time it’s better to be safe than sorry, so book an appointment straight away. What to expect for the first dental visit? Your little one might fuss during [...]

702, 2020

Tips to save someone’s tooth in case of accident

Have you ever gone to watch a game and had your heart sink seeing a child fall and hoping that wasn’t the tooth with all the blood from the mouth? Well, most of the times they are lucky but some time it can actually be a broken tooth or misplaced tooth or even worst knocked out tooth. Do you know how to handle these kind of emergencies? Are you confident to help someone in case of dental emergencies? Often in these kind of scenarios [...]