It's cold and flu season. If you do get sick, or a family member, you may not have given much thought to teeth and mouthcare during a bout of illness. Luckily there are a few simple steps you can take to protect your smile when you’re under the weather.
The hidden danger in your mouth. Are you a grinder?
Do you ever wake up in the morning with an aching jaw or a headache?
If this happens to you on a regular basis, there’s a good chance you are grinding your teeth in your deep sleep - and you don’t even realise you are doing it.
Did you know that less than 5% of the Aussie population regularly floss their teeth? And many of us floss just twice a year – the night before our 6 monthly dental check-up. DOES THAT SOUND LIKE YOU? It is so common I have even given this habit it’s own special name –
If you’ve ever dealt with chronic dry mouth, then you know how distracting and uncomfortable the condition can be. Dry mouth arises when the mouth’s saliva glands don’t produce adequate amounts of saliva. It can result from a number of causes including smoking, certain medications,