As a team of experienced dentists, we understand that dental problems can be both painful and stressful.
One of the most common dental problems is tooth decay. Tooth decay occurs when bacteria in the mouth produce acid that eats away at the enamel, or hard outer layer of the tooth. This process can happen over time and can be caused by a combination of factors such as poor oral hygiene, a diet high in sugar and acid, and not visiting the dentist regularly. If left untreated, tooth decay can lead to cavities, infection, and even tooth loss. To prevent tooth decay, it’s important to brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day, use an antiseptic mouthwash, and visit your dentist in Jannali for regular cleanings and exams. A healthy diet, low in sugar and acid, can also help to prevent tooth decay.
Another common dental problem is gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. Gum disease is an infection of the gums that can lead to tooth loss if left untreated. It is caused by a build-up of plaque and tartar on the teeth, which can irritate and inflame the gums. The early stage of gum disease is called gingivitis, which can be easily reversible with proper oral hygiene and regular dental visits. However, if left untreated, it can progress to periodontitis, which can cause damage to the bone and ligaments that support the teeth. To prevent gum disease, it’s important to maintain good oral hygiene by brushing and flossing your teeth at least twice a day, use an antiseptic mouthwash, and visit your dentist regularly. Avoiding smoking and using tobacco products can also help to reduce the risk of gum disease.
Tooth sensitivity is another common dental problem that affects many people. Tooth sensitivity occurs when the nerves inside the tooth are exposed, causing pain or discomfort when the tooth is exposed to hot or cold temperatures, or when pressure is applied. This can be caused by a variety of factors such as tooth decay, worn fillings, or worn tooth enamel. To prevent tooth sensitivity, it’s important to maintain good oral hygiene, use toothpaste for sensitive teeth, and avoid consuming overly hot or cold foods and drinks. In some cases, tooth sensitivity can be caused by a more serious dental problem and a visit to the dentist is necessary to determine the cause and provide appropriate treatment.
At Jannali Dental Care, our principal dentist, Dr. Brian Chen, is passionate about providing a first-class service to his patients. He and his team understand that visiting the dentist can be stressful, and their main goal is to put you at ease and provide pain-free dental care that will change the way you feel about coming to the dentist forever. Dr. Brian places a strong emphasis on preventative care, helping you to achieve a healthy and happy smile by catching and treating dental problems in their early stages. This not only saves you time, money, and discomfort in the long run, but also helps you to maintain your overall health.
In addition to Dr. Brian, our practice is also staffed by Dr. Amy Chen, an associate dentist who graduated from Charles Sturt University in Orange, NSW. Prior to dentistry, Dr. Amy worked as a pediatric occupational therapist in the Eastern suburbs. She enjoys treating patients of all ages and educating them about the importance of overall oral health. Dr. Amy is committed to providing gentle and caring dentistry to all patients. Her background as an occupational therapist allows her to understand the needs of children and make them feel comfortable and relaxed during their visit to the dentist.
At Jannali Dental Care, we are a family dentist and we pride ourselves on our professional, positive, caring and friendly approach. Our team will do their very best to make your visit a pleasant experience in comfortable, relaxed surroundings. We understand that some people may feel anxious about visiting the dentist, and we offer several options to help you feel more comfortable, such as sedation dentistry and nitrous oxide (laughing gas).
Our practice also uses the latest technology and techniques to provide the most advanced and effective dental care possible. From digital X-rays to laser dentistry, we have the tools and expertise to diagnose and treat a wide range of dental problems quickly and comfortably.
In addition to providing treatments for common dental problems, at Jannali Dental Care, we also offer a wide range of preventative services such as fluoride treatment, dental sealants, and oral cancer screenings. These services can help to reduce the risk of developing dental problems and keep your mouth healthy.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact us.