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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 [...]

Surfer Loses Dentures — But Ocean Returns Them

You know that one interesting story that you always tell at parties? Learn this one to tell over cocktails at your next garden party. A 68-year old New Zealand surfer just found his in a kooky denture-centric coincidence that made local news. Wipeout Takes Dentures Eddie Royal, a retiree and surfer, was out on his [...]

Research Shows E-cigarettes Cause Real Damage to Oral Health

You may have heard that smoking e-cigarettes, called vaping, are a good way to quit smoking conventional cigarettes. You may have heard that e-cigarettes are better for your health than cigarettes that contain tobacco. It's possible you heard that they aren’t bad for you at all. There’s a lot of rumor floating around about e-cigarettes, [...]

TMJ can be an Endless Bummer for Surfers

Surf’s up in Sydney and along Australia’s east coast as school break, the holiday season, warm weather and consistent swells align to make surfing especially popular. In fact, the stretch from Christmas through the end of January is the busiest time of year for surfing, according to Australia’s Surfunation. Of course, the extra activity adds [...]

5 Reasons to Get a Chipped Tooth Looked At

With the summer, everyone loves to get out and enjoy the sun. This is great for our weight, helps keep our hearts healthy, improves our mood, and increases our body’s supply of vitamin D, which is crucial for our teeth and bones. But there’s one downside for our teeth when it comes to being more [...]

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