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Avoid Acidic Foods to Protect Teeth

Our modern diet has many dangers for your teeth. The high carbohydrate content in many foods feeds oral bacteria that then produce an acidic excretion that attacks your tooth enamel, leading to cavities that need fillings or worse. However, many foods are acidic on their own, and should be consumed with caution. How [...]

5 Ways to Keep Your Face from Shrinking with Dentures

One of the things that people fear most about getting dentures is the way their face may shrink as a result. With smaller bones, they end up with excess skin that sags and folds, sinking in around the mouth, cheeks, eyes and other places. Although some amount of bone loss is inevitable, here [...]

Dental Problems on Holiday: Can They Wait?

Christmas is a great time to get out and enjoy some travel with the family (and, let’s be honest, without the extended family). With the kids off for an extended break, you can decide to hang around at home, maybe with a little trip to Manly beach, if you don’t mind the crowds. But it [...]

Can People Make Colorful Teeth Trend Work?

Cosmetic dentistry is more popular than ever. For all the ways that fashion drives us to change our appearance, one thing has remained relatively constant: straight white teeth never go out of style. Unless, of course, design company CHRŌM has its way. The company, which sells what it calls “tooth polish” hopes [...]

New Statistics Highlight Australia’s Oral Hygiene Failures

Australia’s first comprehensive Oral Health Tracker has been released — but before you get excited, you should know that the news isn’t great. According to the statistics, Australians are suffering high levels of tooth decay as a result of bad habits and poor oral hygiene. Let’s just say that if the Oral Health Tracker were [...]