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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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Stomach Upset and Your Teeth

Did you know stomach problems can affect your dental health? If you have an upset stomach and are sick, it exposes your teeth to strong stomach acids that can gradually wear away tooth enamel, a problem known as acid erosion. Eventually, your teeth can develop cavities. Some people have acid reflux or GERD, where stomach…

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Little Teeth Truths: Back to School Oral Health Tips for Parents

Is your child’s dental health ready for back-to-school? When a child has a healthy mouth, it can improve their concentration and ability to learn at school. In contrast, untreated dental problems can be painful, and treatment may involve time off school. We’ve listed a few oral health tips to make sure your child is ready…

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Medications and Your Oral Health

Over-the-counter and prescription medications can affect your oral health, and one common side-effect is dry mouth, a condition called xerostomia. With xerostomia, you produce less saliva, increasing the risk of tooth decay and gum disease. Saliva is an essential protective fluid that helps rinse away excess bacteria and food debris, and it helps your mouth…

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Five Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help Improve Your Smile

If you feel less than confident in your smile, you might be interested in how cosmetic dentistry could help. Listed below are five treatments to consider. Teeth Whitening A professional teeth whitening treatment is the safest and most effective way to brighten your smile quickly, and most importantly, safely. We use premium strength whitening products…

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