The food choices you make on a daily basis play an important role in not only your general health, but also the health of your teeth.
Are you one of those diligent people who brush their teeth twice daily, however only think to floss when you feel the discomfort of food caught between your teeth? Perhaps you have never considered the importance of flossing.
If dental treatment offered at a fraction of the price inclusive of a luxury resort style holiday in an exotic location sounds like an offer that is too good to be true - then it probably is! Dental Tourism may seem appealing, but what are the actual risks and costs associated to this type of vacation?
In our last month’s blog titled ‘Take note if your child is a mouth breather’ we discussed the negative impact that mouth breathing can have on the development of a child’s facial and dental structure. The sooner nasal breathing and correct swallowing is established, the better.
It may surprise you to learn that although babies and young children naturally breathe through their noses, more and more children are developing the bad habit of breathing through their mouths as they grow. In many cases the problem can continue unnoticed until adulthood when it becomes more difficult to correct.
If you find yourself avoiding having your photograph taken or smiling with your mouth closed because you are self-conscious about the discolouration of your teeth, come and talk to us at The Dental Lounge @ Robina. We can help you achieve a bright confident smile in no time!
Humility and wisdom usually come with age and maturity and so too do wisdom teeth. You can expect your first molars to appear from age six, your second molars around age twelve and then your third molars, commonly called ‘wisdom teeth,’ emerge anytime between the age of seventeen to twenty-five.
The thought of losing a valuable tooth (or teeth) due to a health condition, accident or tooth decay can be quite stressful. It’s natural to be concerned about the impact it may have on your appearance and the impaired ability to chew and enjoy food.
Strong, healthy teeth cannot be taken for granted. A proactive approach to dental care is
vital throughout our lives and as the old saying goes, “an ounce of prevention is worth a
pound of cure.”
This is easily achieved by following a good dental routine, including a healthy diet and
regular visits to the dentist. Here are some simple tips to help you look after your teeth and