When getting a filling/restoration done there are choices over what material can be used. White composite, silver amalgam, porcelain or even gold. They all have their advantages and disadvantages, and in some cases we have to use a particular material for the area we are restoring. Read below to learn about the different types of dental restoration materials.
Dental x-rays ensure your teeth don’t just look healthy, but they are healthy! They can pick up tiny issues that are invisible to your dentists’ eyes and allow them to see what’s happening beneath the surface.
Next time you’re brushing or flossing your teeth, have a closer look at the packaging. Can you see the words “ADA seal of approval” written on them? ADA stands for the Australian Dental Association, but who are they and what does the seal mean?
Allergic to flossing? We feel you! While flossing can be boring, it is one of those habits that only takes a few minutes every day but has a huge impact on our oral health. That’s why we’re here to remind you of the importance of flossing for a healthy mouth, flossing should always be on your daily to-do list.
Here are the top 4 reasons why you should floss.
It’s no secret that sugar causes tooth decay, but it isn’t the only dietary factor that can damage your smile. Foods and beverages that are high in acid can also wreak havoc on our pearly whites.
Acid wear occurs when the acids found in certain foods and drinks starts to wear away the enamel that protects our teeth. Everything we put in our mouth has a pH level, and if the pH level is lower than 6, the food or drink is classified as acidic and can trigger acid wear.