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How Can I Whiten My Smile?

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Natural ageing and dietary and lifestyle choices cause many people's teeth to turn yellow or darken over time. Avoiding staining substances such as tea, coffee, red wine and tobacco can help your teeth to stay whiter for longer, but if you want a helping hand to brighten your smile, your dentist cou... Continue reading

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What's the Best Way to Replace a Missing Tooth?

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A missing tooth doesn't only affect your looks. It can also make it more difficult to eat, which can prevent you from getting all the nutrition you need. Without support, the teeth on either side of the gap may also start to shift and become crooked.[1] Missing teeth can affect people of all ages, ... Continue reading

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5 Root Canal Myths Debunked

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Root canal treatment is a very common dental procedure that has a high success rate, but it's also one that many people feel anxious about. Learning the truth behind these five common root canal myths could help to put your mind at ease. Your dentist can provide more details about what the procedur... Continue reading

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How Can I Keep My Mouth Healthy?

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The first week of August is Dental Health Week in Australia, dedicated to raising awareness of good oral hygiene practices. Oral health is important for overall health, wellbeing and quality of life, but problems such as tooth decay and gum disease are prevalent across many age groups.[1] The good ... Continue reading

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Is alcohol bad for your teeth?

is alcohol bad for your teeth

As long as you drink responsibly, alcohol can be part of a healthy diet. However, even moderate alcohol consumption can increase your risk of oral health problems, especially if you also smoke and don't take good care of your teeth.[1] This month, many Australians are giving up alcohol for Dry July... Continue reading

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Protect your kids' teeth with custom mouthguards

Protect Kids Teeth with Mouthguards

When you're taking care of the back to school supplies, one thing you shouldn't overlook is a sports mouthguard. Whether your child plays rugby, hockey or any other activity that puts their mouth at risk of injury, a mouthguard can offer vital protection. It could prevent their teeth from getting c... Continue reading

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Are Dental Implants Safe?

Are dental implants safe?

Dental implants have been used to replace missing teeth for over 50 years. Made from strong titanium, implants bond with the jaw bone to provide a sturdy foundation for replacement teeth that look and feel natural. Dental implants have a very high success rate when they're properly cared for, with ... Continue reading

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What Should I Do in a Dental Emergency?

Dental emergency tips

A dental emergency can happen any time, so it's important to be prepared. Knowing what to do in an emergency situation could greatly improve your chances of recovery and lower your risk of infections and other complications. If you've had a dental emergency in Noosa, call the Tewantin Dental team s... Continue reading

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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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Do I Really Need a Root Canal?

do you need a root canal?

How Do You Know If You Need Root Canal Treatment? Root canal therapy, or endodontics, has commonly been given a bad rap as it is considered a painful treatment. However, root canal therapy aims to actually stop the pain of an infected tooth. This type of treatment is incredibly common. It aims to ... Continue reading

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