6 Ways to Help Bad Breath

6 Ways to Help Bad Breath

Bad breath can be embarrassing and leave a negative impression on those you meet. Bad breath, or Halitosis, is more serious than just one’s regular morning breath, as it lingers throughout the day. There are changes to habits, methods and foods that can reduce the prominence of bad breath in your life, in order to help you regain confidence and avoid awkward future situations. It may take more than a mint, so here are our top ways to help with bad breath.

Change up your food

The foods that you put in your mouth have major effects on bacteria and odour. Increasing […]

8 Things you didn’t about your Mouth

8 Things you didn’t about your Mouth

The mouth is one part of the human body that is as mysterious as it is fascinating. Some of its parts include gums, teeth, tongue, lips, and the enamel, which can be found on the surface of teeth. These parts serve functions such as tasting and eating different foods, talking and kissing. However, away from its well-known functions and characteristics, there are a few peculiar facts about the human mouth that are not known to many people. For instance, did you know that taste is the weakest of the five senses?

Your Mouth has the most Bacteria in Your Body

‘Human […]

Australian Dental Statistics (Updated 2019)

Australian Dental Statistics (Updated 2019)

Risk Factors and Contributing Factors for Poor Oral Health
Sugar intake:

Sugar consumption is the main contributor to dental health issues, with reducing sugar over-consumption one of the easiest and most effective strategies to improve oral health.

8% of adults, 73% of young people (14-18 years) and 70.3% of children (9-13 years) in Australia exceeded the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended sugar intake of more than 10% of total energy intake (ADA)
2011-2012 Australian Health Survey found 60g of sugar was being consumed (on average) daily (ADA)
2012-2013 study found Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people consumed an average of 75g of sugar per […]

How to Prepare for Braces

How to Prepare for Braces

Getting orthodontics treatment for your teeth is a big decision, no doubt. Getting braces gives you a perfect set of teeth, meaning you can smile and laugh with confidence! Braces come with a set of responsibilities that need to be followed to ensure that you get the results you want. Although getting braces can be a cumbersome process, the final results make it all worth it in the end. Here are the key ways to prepare yourself prior to getting your braces fitted.

Braces – Putney Dental Care

Choose the type of braces

When it comes to getting your braces, you will […]

5 Ways to Deal with Tooth Sensitivity

5 Ways to Deal with Tooth Sensitivity

Most people are very good at looking after their teeth and their overall mouth health. It is recommended by most dentists that you should brush your teeth at least twice a day, which has
become common practice for most people. However, some people can find this rather difficult because they have hypersensitive teeth. Having sensitive teeth can be a real problem for a lot of people, and can stop them from eating their favourite foods and drinks. Although it is usually not a problem that someone can cure, there a number of ways that a person can deal with having sensitive […]

6 Teeth Friendly Treats For Kids These School Holidays

6 Teeth Friendly Treats For Kids These School Holidays

It’s not uncommon for kids to create a bit of a fuss when it comes maintaining dental hygiene. However, especially during childhood, it is critical that your child’s oral health is being maintained. Ensure that your child is regularly engaged in healthy dental habits such as brushing their teeth at least twice a day, flossing after every meal and getting a check-up and clean by your trusted general dentist or professional paediatric dentist. Along with these habits, you will also need to consider your child’s consumption and nutrition habits that can significantly affect the development of your kid’s teeth and […]

How To Take Care of Your Braces

How To Take Care of Your Braces

It doesn’t matter whether you are a child or an adult, sometimes having braces is just a part of life that you have to deal with. It can be frustrating at first but it is important to keep in mind that they are making a difference and that you are on your way to a better smile. When you have braces, you need to pay extra special attention to your oral health to ensure both your teeth and your braces stay in good condition. Here is how to take care of your braces. 

Brush More Than Regularly

While it is important to […]

How To Care For Your Dentures

How To Care For Your Dentures

If you have dentures, it is essential that you care for them properly, not only for your own oral health but so they will last for a long time and fit the way they should. Regular, proper care is needed so your dentures feel and look good. Here are some tips on how to ensure your practice good denture care.

Clean Your Dentures Everyday

It is imperative that like you would with your teeth, you clean your dentures on a daily basis. Just like natural teeth, plaque can build up on dentures if they are not cleaned daily and this can lead […]

How To Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

How To Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

As a parent, you have a lot to think about. Not only do you have to worry about your own health, but you are also constantly thinking about your child’s health and the ways in which they could be healthier. It is a parent’s job to teach their child proper oral hygiene and ensure that they are given the information, skills and tools they need to take care of their teeth, gums and mouth for the rest of their lives. However, when they are young, they cannot be completely responsible for their own oral health and this is where you […]

5 Ways To Keep Your Mouth Healthy

5 Ways To Keep Your Mouth Healthy

Brushing your teeth is an essential part of oral health but it is not the only part of keeping your mouth healthy. Having bad dental hygiene can be more than just irritating, it can lead to some serious health problems such as gum disease, tooth decay, infections and oral cancer. However, it can also affect your mental health and self-esteem if you are unhappy in the way you look when you smile or feel that you have bad breath. There many reasons you should be conscious of your oral health. Here are some tips to ensure you maintain your oral […]