Healing and Dealing with Dental Phobias

Do You Suffer From Bruxism? Here's How a Dentist Can Help

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Some people may think that there is nothing that can be done to help them in case they suffer from bruxism (nighttime teeth grinding). However, different remedies exist to help sufferers of nighttime teeth grinding. This article discusses some of the measures that may be taken by a dentist to help you if you suffer from bruxism. The Diagnosis Process Dentists usually try to find out what exactly may be causing you to grind your teeth at night. Read More»

Three tips for dealing with tooth sensitivity

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Many people suffer from tooth sensitivity; the sensation (which ranges from a mild tingle to a very sharp sting) almost always occurs after eating foods that are very acidic, hot or cold and is believed to be caused by gum disease and enamel erosion. Whilst it is not a serious condition, it can be extremely painful.  Fortunately, there are quite a few things you can do to reduce the sensitivity of your teeth. Read More»

Brushing Up: A Guide to Good Oral Health

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Having a bright and healthy smile is something many people desire, however sometimes a treatment of orthodontics may be in order to correct crooked or misplaced teeth. When professional dentistry is required there isn’t much that you can do, except go ahead with the treatment. Yet there are a number of simple home remedies that could improve the look of your smile, and perhaps even delay the need for a trip to the dentist. Read More»

Dental Treatment Subsidies in Australia

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If you live in Australia and you cannot afford the cost of dental treatment, you may have the option of dental subsidies. Not everyone is automatically eligible for these subsidies, but children and young people are normally covered to ensure that they can continue to receive regular check-ups and treatment regardless of their parent’s financial situation. Below is a guide to dental treatment subsidies in Australia. It will help you to better understand your options when it comes to paying for dental care. Read More»

Reasons to Consider Laser Dentistry

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In years past, drills were the main type of equipment used to carry out dental procedures. However, over the years, advancements in technology have introduced the use of lasers in dentistry. With laser dentistry, dentists use laser energy to remedy ailments that affect both the soft tissue as well as the hard tissue in the mouth. By combining this laser energy with elements such as air and water, a myriad of oral ailments can be treated. Read More»