Teaching children good health habits from an early age is vitally important. These habits can last well into adulthood, giving them a great start in caring for their teeth and a positive attitude towards dental health.
Bad breath (Halitosis) is commonly caused by a sulphur-producing bacteria in your tongue or throat. About 2.4% of all Australian adults have bad breath. It is important to note that bad breath is not contagious.
If you have a damaged tooth, root canal treatment may help to save it. Inside your tooth is soft tissue containing nerves, and blood and lymph vessels, known as the tooth pulp that runs through the centre of a tooth.
Metallic braces are the traditional orthodontic treatment and are often more cost effective. This most commonly used fixed braces are made from stainless steel and selected highly elastic metal alloys.
Ceramic braces use tooth coloured brackets, which are bonded to the teeth. This type of teeth straightening braces is popular among adult orthodontic patients as they are less visible than metallic braces and are a similar colour to the natural colour of your teeth.
TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint dysfunction) is a medical problem effecting the temporomandibular joint which is a hinge connecting your jaw to your skull. The most common cause of the disorder has to do with sleep and trauma.