Oral hygiene

Should You be Using Mouthwash?

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Do Mouthwashes Really Work? Mouthwash is marketed as something that can boost your oral health by washing away food debris, adding fluoride to your mouth and leaving you with fresh breath. But should you be using it? The Benefits of Mouthwash It's important to note that mouthwash is not usuall... Continue reading

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Discussing Sports this Dental Health Week

Discussing Sports this Dental Health Week

A Focus on Sports and Oral Health This August, the Australian Dental Association (ADA) has chosen to focus on sports and oral health. Find out what the ADA is calling the “Seven Sporting Sins” with our mini summary of their findings. The Seven Sporting Sins 1. Why Do You Drink Sports ... Continue reading

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Do You Have Gingivitis?

Do You Have Gingivitis?

The Signs and Symptoms of Gingivitis Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums that is considered to be the precursor to the more serious periodontal (gum) disease. It often presents itself in a number of telltale symptoms and is thankfully reversible in the early stages. Keep reading to find out ... Continue reading

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What Your Mouth Says About the Rest of Your Body

What your mouth says about the rest of your body

Is There a Link Between Your Oral Health and General Health? When it comes to your oral health, dentists can garner a major insight just by looking at your teeth. In fact, one dentist successfully diagnosed pregnancy on a woman even before her obstetrician had! Your mouth is the door to the r... Continue reading

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Holistic Dentistry - An Overall Approach to Health

Holistic Dentistry: an Overall Approach to Health

The Connection Between Oral, Physical, and Mental Health Alternative health solutions are becoming more and more popular in today’s culture, which is why holistic dentistry is appealing to many of our patients. Holistic dentistry is a modern concept that looks to achieve better oral health a... Continue reading

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Bleeding Gums When Brushing; a Plethora of Problems

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What It Means When Your Gums Are Bleeding Let us establish that bleeding gums are an indicator that something is wrong. Under no circumstances is it normal for your gums to bleed, whether it is from brushing or flossing too hard or an oral related issue, your gums should not bleed. When you brush ... Continue reading

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Winter Snacks to curb your sweet tooth and protect your teeth!

Winter Snacks to curb your sweet tooth and protect your teeth!

Minimise your sugar intake and cavity risk with these cheeky tricks to winter treats! Tewantin Dental Centre knows that winter beckons comfort food which can only mean one thing: chocolate and sugar. Sugar is a very damaging ingredient to dental hygiene as it stimulates plaque growth which can resu... Continue reading

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Top Foods to Avoid for a Beautiful White Smile

Top Foods to Avoid for a Beautiful White Smile

Keeping your smile beautiful may be more difficult than you think… So, you’ve just got your teeth beautifully and expertly cleaned, whitened and brightened – this is the easy part! Now you’ve got to try and keep them beautiful, and at Tewantin Dental Centre we know how you... Continue reading

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