Everyday routines tend to take a backseat during spring, but you can use this time to improve your health by following our simple and easy tips. Eat More Fresh Berries Make the most of fresh berry season by having a cup of mixed berries each day. They are packed with antioxidants, reducing the risk of…Read More..
Inadequate dental hygiene can affect fertility in both sexes. Gum disease and tooth decay have been linked with poor sperm health and sperm quality in men, while in women poor dental health may increase the time needed to conceive. Most of the research into the connection between dental health and fertility focuses on periodontal disease…Read More..
Toothache can be caused by a cavity but it may be due to other reasons. One simple thing to try is to gently floss around the affected tooth because sometimes a tooth can be pushed painfully out of place by impacted food. If your toothache persists then please see your dentist as soon as you…Read More..
Chocolate is a well-known cure for broken hearts and boredom or is essential for many celebrations. It is guaranteed to put a smile on anybody’s face, and now it has been proven that eating dark chocolate can reduce the risk of depression. Yes, you read correctly as eating chocolate is healthy within reason, but the…Read More..
Has it been a while since you last visited Smilexcellence for your checkup and hygiene appointment? We know it’s easy to delay professional dental care and especially if your teeth seem healthy. However, regularly avoiding dental checkups could put you at risk of developing gum disease, a bacterial infection that attacks your gums, making them…Read More..
Have you noticed your child has one or more that look ‘chalky’ and where they are discoloured and are whiter than normal or has discoloured patches look off-white, or brown or yellow? Usually these patches are softer and more porous, so the tooth enamel is more easily eroded when your child eats, and the risk…Read More..
If spring leaves you with the urge to clean, think about spring cleaning your oral health routine too. It’s an excellent time of year to book your regular checkups and hygiene appointments and especially as the summer months can be busy for many people. Regularly seeing us should be part of your preventative dental care…Read More..
Did you know 65% of Australians haven’t seen a dentist during the past two years? It is a statistic we’d love to see change. This month is an excellent chance to book a check-up if you are overdue. Keeping up with your regular check-ups is easy and cost-effective because we can detect and treat any…Read More..
If you suffer from seasonal allergies like hay fever, you know all about the unpleasant side-effects including coughing, sneezing, having a stuffy nose and itchy, watery eyes. What’s not so well-known is the potential effect on your dental health as allergies can increase the risk of tooth decay, gum disease, bad breath and sore throats….Read More..
Crown lengthening is a procedure normally used to improve gum health or in preparation for restorative or cosmetic treatments, for example, if you want dental crowns or veneers. When teeth have broken below the gum line or are substantially damaged, it is difficult to place dental crowns or veneers properly, so crown lengthening helps to…Read More..