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Four Things That Should Be on Your Back-To-School Oral Health Checklist

If you have school-age children, you are probably busy ensuring they have everything needed for the new school year, but what about their oral health? We’ve listed four easy steps you can take to make sure their teeth and gums are in great shape. Book a Dental Exam Booking a back-to-school dental exam will ensure…

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Gargle Your Way through Winter, Salt Water and Your Dental Health

Using a salt water rinse to gargle with can be an effective way to help relieve mouth pain and winter sore throats. It is cheap and effective, and it is a safe alternative to using a medicated mouthwash. To make, add about half a teaspoon of salt to 250 mL of warm water, thoroughly mixing…

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Dental Health Week, Keep Your Smile for Life

It will soon be Dental Health Week here in Australia as this event runs from the 2nd to the 8th of August. It is the Australian Dental Association’s major promotional campaign where dentists everywhere aim to educate patients about the importance of looking after their oral health. The theme for 2021 is keeping your smile…

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Curried Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew

Packed with fragrant spices, this warming stew smells wonderful as it cooks. Ingredients 1 finely chopped onion 1 finely chopped carrot 1 finely chopped red pepper 2 small sweet potatoes cubed 1 454ml can tomatoes 2 cups vegetable broth 2 cups water 1 cup dried red lentils 2tbsp minced garlic 1tbsp freshly grated ginger Spices…

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The Importance of a Dental Hygienist – Meet Gulbeer Kaur

Gulbeer Kaur recently joined us as a dental hygienist here at Smilexecellence and has quickly become a valued member of our team. She holds a Bachelors degree in Dentistry from Sri Guru Ram Das Dental College. Since moving to Australia in 2007, Gulbeer has completed her Advanced Diploma in Dental Hygiene and has years of…

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Why Do My Teeth Hurt When I Have a Cold?

When you have a cold is not uncommon to have tooth pain or gum pain, and most of the time, it’s nothing to worry about. Here are two of the most common reasons why you may have painful teeth during a cold. Sinus Pressure When you have a cold, your sinus cavities just above your…

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Four Unusual Teeth Problems You May Not Have Heard of

  As your child grows up, we keep a close eye on the development of their teeth and jaws. The following conditions are rare but treatable. Hypodontia and Anodontia Hypodontia is where several teeth don’t develop. Anodontia is where some or all the teeth fail to form. It can affect baby teeth but is more…

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How Does Food Affect Your Immune System?

You need a healthy immune system to help you fight infection and disease, and one of the easiest ways to boost your community is by following a healthy diet. When you eat healthily, it provides your body with all the vitamins and minerals and energy needed to help you fight disease. Ideally, follow a diet…

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Root Canals: FAQs About Treatment That Can Save Your Teeth

A healthy tooth is protected by tooth enamel, but if this becomes damaged, it can let in harmful bacteria that eventually infect the soft, inner part of the tooth called the dental pulp. In this case, we may suggest root canal treatment to save the tooth from extraction. What is a Root Canal? Root canal…

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What You Should Know About Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to appear, usually during your late teens or early 20s. They are right at the back of the mouth, and you have two at the top and two on the bottom. Wisdom teeth are quite large, and some people don’t have enough room to fit these extra teeth. Because…

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