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Conorona Virus Outbreak

Corona Virus Outbreak 12 cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) have been verified in Australia, as of the 4th of February 2020. Globally, there have been approximately 17,391 confirmed cases of the virus with a death toll of 362.The World Health Organization...

How to brush your teeth?

How to brush your teeth?

How to brush your teeth? Brushing teeth for two full minutes with fluoride toothpaste and a brush that is small enough to manoeuvre around the inside, outside and top of every tooth in the mouth is considered necessary. Consider listening to an entire song whilst...

The basics of good oral hygiene

The basics of good oral hygiene

The basics of good oral hygiene Why is developing good dental hygiene important?Developing good dental hygiene is extremely important in fighting against dental problems such as dental caries, gum disease and halitosis, which are mostly the result of an accumulation...

Where does your dentist fit into good oral higiene?

Where does your dentist fit into good oral higiene?

Where does your dentist fit into good oral higiene? Maintaining good oral hygiene involves going to the dentist every 6-12 months. The dentist is able to: • Recommend cleaning techniques and products; • Clean plaque and calculus from the teeth; • Fill cavities that...

Gum, lollies, high floride tooth paste & CPP-ACP

Gum, lollies, high floride tooth paste & CPP-ACP

Gum, lollies, high floride tooth paste & CPP-ACP If you are unable to clean your mouth directly after eating, consider chewing sugar free gum. This will stimulate saliva in your mouth that will naturally help flush out any lingering remnants of food. Also sugar...

Mouth washes

Mouth washes

Mouth washes It is important to remember that if one cleans the teeth properly with brushing and flossing, there is no need for a mouthwash. To date, the best mouthwashes include an ingredient known as chlorhexidine gluconate. Any mouthwash with this ingredient should...

Flossing

Flossing

Flossing Floss before every brushing. Remember that using just a small bit of dental floss to gently slide debris from between the teeth goes a long way towards eradicating plaque and keeping the mouth free from bacteria. Floss should be wrapped around the fingers...

Why might I be susceptible?

Why might I be susceptible?

Why might I be susceptible? Why might I be susceptible? Periodontal disease is the number one cause of tooth loss amongst adults. This is because a certain number of people (15-20%) have immune systems that overreact to the bad bacteria in their mouths. When this...