Author: Jennifer Slattery

Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy BOH (Melb)

Dental hygienist vs dentist. What’s the difference?

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Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (Melb)

At Smile Solutions you will often find your dental needs being managed by more than one dental professional. This is because each of the practitioners you see is likely to have their own area of expertise. In seeing different practitioners, you are receiving the highest level of care, working towards the goal of achieving optimal Read more...

10 ways to avoid ruining your teeth

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Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (Melb)

The following list outlines 10 factors that can contribute to teeth being ruined – factors that should therefore be avoided. Some of these may be surprising to you, others not so. 1. Sugar Fortunately it is by now common knowledge that sugar is one of the key factors contributing to tooth decay. However, what some Read more...

What are the hygiene benefits of Invisalign?

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Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (Melb)

Improved aesthetics should not be your only goal when making the decision to straighten your teeth. The notable benefits to your oral and overall health should also be considered. From experience, some of us know how difficult it can be to maintain optimum oral health with crowded or crooked teeth. Overcrowding, as well as spacing, Read more...

How healthy are your gums?

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Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (Melb)

How healthy are your gums? The reason we ask you this question is that gum disease may be something that has never crossed your mind. Why should it? If your gums have never caused you any pain, you would assume this must mean they are healthy. In my work as one of the dental hygienists at Read more...