How can I relieve a toothache?

Author photo

Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (La Trobe)

What Causes A Toothache? Toothache is pain associated with the teeth, and it is most commonly caused by decay. Other causes of painful teeth include cracks or fractures of the teeth, infected gums, a habit of clenching or grinding (usually during sleep) and increased dental sensitivity. Toothache is a common reason for emergency dental treatment as it Read more...

Top tips on how to avoid dental problems

Author photo

Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (La Trobe)

Many dental problems can be prevented with preventative dental care and at-home oral hygiene routines. Dental practitioners, including your hygienist, play a key role in equipping their patients with the skills and knowledge required to maintain optimal oral health. Here are some basic tips that will help you avoid dental problems and maintain a healthy Read more...

Common signs and symptoms of a toothache

Author photo

General Dental Care
BDS (Otago)

Symptoms of toothache can vary between individuals but some of the common signs that are reported include: throbbing or sharp tooth pain that is either constant or intermittent pain when pressure is applied to the tooth lingering sensitivity to hot or cold swelling in the gums. What are the causes of Toothache? There are many Read more...

Do you want to know how much Invisalign cost in Australia? You must watch this video!

Author photo

Dentist Melbourne
Melbourne's Home of Dentistry

You must see this video to know how much Invisalign cost in Australia! Please be sure to watch the entire video as there is so much information about Invisalign costing. Jerry: Hi Angela, maybe you can help me my teenage daughter needs her teeth straightened and is begging me to let her have Invisalign rather Read more...

The importance of dental hygiene – a window onto your overall health

Author photo

Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (UQ)

Despite being one of the most preventable diseases, tooth decay, also known as dental caries, has been increasing in Australia, as has the incidence of gum disease. It is important to recognise that good dental health leads to good overall health. Here I will help you understand why. Good dental hygiene can help prevent dental Read more...

Cosmetic dentistry options

Author photo

General Dental Care
BDSc (WA)

Thinking about improving your smile? There are many ways to do this, thanks to the art and science of cosmetic dentistry. The first step is to have a complete examination to determine what improvements can be made to your smile. Then you can consider a range of options, which might include teeth whitening, veneers, dental Read more...

Mini implants versus standard dental implants

Author photo

Specialist Periodontist
Periodontal Care
BDS (Brist) MFDS RCS (Eng) MClinDent (Lond) MRD RCS (Eng)

A dental implant is a titanium post which replaces your tooth root. This is surgically inserted into the jawbone beneath the gum line and allows your clinician to mount a replacement tooth (crown) or a bridge to replace the missing tooth/teeth or fill gaps in your mouth. As the implants are fixed or fused with Read more...