Author: Isabelle Sayers

Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy BOH (Melb)

Why should I see a dental hygienist?

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Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (Melb)

Most people know that they should brush and floss their teeth daily to maintain good oral hygiene, so why do we need to see a dental hygienist? Well, it’s simple really: there are areas in our mouths that we can’t see or reach, so there will always be areas needing professional attention. A bacterial film Read more...

What are the causes of toothache and what are their symptoms?

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Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (Melb)

Toothache is one of the worst pains any patient can experience. Toothache treatment usually involves a thorough clinical examination and diagnostic tests. When it comes to causes of toothache, there are multiple possibilities, so the most important part of toothache treatment is to get the diagnosis right – that is, to discover the source of Read more...

What is the ideal daily routine for oral hygiene?

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Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (Melb)

As you stand in the dental products section of your supermarket or pharmacy, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the vast array of products on offer. The wide range of brushes, flosses, mouthwashes and other oral health care products prompts the question “Do I need all of these products for a healthy mouth?” Many of Read more...