Do you, your partner or someone you know snore? Two out of every ten Australian adults will experience snoring in their lifetime. For some people, it may indicate a serious medical condition called Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA).
Having crowded, spaced or crooked teeth can have a major impact on your oral health and enjoyment in life. There are many reasons why you may want to correct these imperfections, with most of us wanting a more straighter smile.
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.
Gingivitis is a gum disease which causes inflammation of the gums. It is the early stages of periodontal disease and should be treated early on before it advanced in to Periodontitis. Red, swollen gums and bleeding gums are a sign you may have gingivitis.
Bruxism is the clenching or grinding of your teeth, often while you sleep. When clenching you tightly clamp your top and bottom teeth together, often the back teeth. Cleanching places pressure on your muscles and tissue.
Broken or chipped teeth from accidents, eating or chewing and wear can leave your smile problematic aesthetically. Teeth that are broken or chipped can create other dental problems which is why broken or chipped teeth should be repaired as soon as possible.