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Needing a Full Lower Denture?

Losing your remaining lower teeth and transitioning to a full lower denture can be a significant change, often accompanied by some discomfort and adjustment. Unlike upper dentures, full lower dentures don't have the same gripping surface and usually require more frequent adjustments in the initial months. Here's what you can…


Do You Have a Gummy Smile You Dislike? Here’s What You Can Do About It

Do you find yourself self-conscious about your gummy smile, where too much gum is displayed above your teeth or your teeth appear shorter than you'd like? If so, there are several potential reasons for this, ranging from the length of your teeth to the activity of your upper lip muscles.…


Airflow Innovations: Exploring Nose Cones and Breathing Strips

Nose Cones Nose breathing is vital for overall health. We should all be able to breathe through our nose except if we have a cold. You may have been recommended to use nose cones to assist in your nasal breathing. We are meant to breathe through the nose even when…


We Baby Boomers and our Oral Health

Baby Boomers have unique oral health issues. We baby boomers are now in our late 60's to early 80’s and we are expecting to live quite a bit longer than our parents did. More of us have our own teeth also. Many of us are already retired and the rest…


A simplified understanding of tooth decay.

Plaque is the sticky biofilm that builds up on all our teeth and it contains a wide range of bacteria, most of which do no harm. Some of these bacteria use the sugars from our diet and convert it to acid which dissolves the tooth and commences a cavity to…


Early Childhood Dental Caries (Decay)

Why has it been suggested to you to have your child’s teeth managed using Silver Fluoride and Stannous Fluoride products? Tooth decay in young children is very difficult to manage by conventional dental methods because: - Young children are often very apprehensive, and this affects their ability to be cooperative…


Crowns ain’t Crowns

"Are all crowns equal?”  It's a question worth pondering as you search for a dentist skilled in crown procedures—a service offered by nearly all dental practices. When it comes to crafting crowns, a variety of designs and materials are utilised, often with a preference for ALL CERAMIC techniques, particularly for…


The Role of Restorative Dentistry in Enhancing Oral Health

Restorative Dentistry

A beautiful smile can significantly impact one's self-assurance and overall well-being. However, dental issues such as decay, damage, or missing teeth can affect not only the aesthetics but also the function of your smile. Fortunately, restorative dentistry offers solutions to restore the health, appearance, and function of your teeth, helping…


Nominated for Fellowship in the Pierre Fauchard Academy

An Extraordinary Honour: Nominated for Fellowship in the Pierre Fauchard Academy I am thrilled to share an exciting development in my professional journey that has left me humbled and honoured. Recently, I received an unexpected and exceptional surprise when Dr. Derek Mahony, Australia's renowned dental specialist, nominated me for a…


Does the tongue tie need to be treated?

Tongue tie treatment is not always necessary but may be recommended if the issue is causing feeding difficulties. A tongue tie is a condition that restricts the tongue’s range of motion. Present from birth, a tongue tie occurs when the band of tissue that connects the bottom of the tongue’s…


A Guide to Enhancing Your Smile with Dental Implants

Dental Implants are a secure and natural-looking alternative to bridges and dentures. Dental implants are a modern solution to replace missing teeth and restore your smile! They provide an ideal fit that offers tremendous benefits. In this article, we'll discuss what dental implants are, the different types available, the variety…


What Causes Orofacial Pain?

Because orofacial pain can have so many different causes, it can be very challenging to pinpoint exactly where the trouble lies. There are, however, some common culprits that can cause severe orofacial pain. Luckily, we can treat most of them. Since there can be so many different reasons for suffering…


What Do I Need To Know About Sleep Apnoea?

Sleep apnoea is a disorder in which breathing briefly stops while the sufferer is asleep. While these pauses in breathing are short, they can lead to problems like a buildup of carbon dioxide and a lack of oxygen in the body. In the case of obstructive sleep apnoea, the muscles…


Troubled By Tongue-Tie? Talk To Us!

Tongue-tie, also known as ankyloglossia, is a medical condition in which the strip of skin connecting the tongue to the bottom of the mouth is shorter than usual. This can cause numerous problems for the sufferer, but treatment options are available.   While there are no exact figures for the…


How to treat sleep apnoea

If you are suffering from obstructive sleep apnoea symptoms, we may be able to assist you. Sleep apnoea is a sleep disorder that causes various issues. It occurs when the soft tissue at the roof of the mouth or throat collapses during sleep, creating a narrowed airway. When this happens,…


The importance of oral health care in the elderly

Poor oral health reduces longevity and can have serious effects on one’s overall wellness. We would all love to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile for life, but the reality is that oral health care for the elderly has become increasingly challenging. Read on to find out why this is…


All you need to know about partial dentures

Around 25% of the adult population in Australia have no natural teeth and rely on dentures. Large numbers of people have several missing teeth and may have removable partial dentures to fill the gaps. Still many others have spaces where teeth are missing and have not replaced them. Choosing not…


The importance of detecting oral cancer

Did you know oral cancer (mouth cancer) makes up 6.5% of all cancers diagnosed per year in Australia? Oral Cancer (also occasionally known as mouth cancer) also causes more deaths in Australia each year than Cervical Cancer? It is a form of cancer which is not often talked about though…


What you should know about eating with dentures

It can take some time to adjust to the feeling of new dentures in your mouth. If you have decided to get dentures, you can expect to enjoy improved oral health, as well as a more beautiful, natural-looking smile. But, it’s completely normal to feel a little nervous about the…


How to clean your dentures properly

If you have dentures, regular cleaning is essential in order to maintain your oral health. For many people who are missing some or all of their natural teeth, dentures are an excellent solution. Thanks to advancements in modern dentistry, the appliances are much more comfortable and natural-looking than before, and…


How orofacial pain is treated

A big increase in facial, jaw, neck and headache pain has occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic because we are grinding and clenching our teeth so much more. Even if we or our family members have not personally suffered from COVID-19, nearly the whole world has felt the mental stress from…


How the Oventus O2Vent can treat obstructive sleep apnoea

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is an undiagnosed epidemic in the Western world. Those who have been diagnosed already and who have tried Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines and are intolerant of them, are showing a lot of interest. Those who snore and feel tired during the day, may or…


What to expect with full dentures and implant-retained dentures

Some patients have worn full dentures for many years. In this time, they may have worn down, are looking too short, or simply don’t work as well as they could. Some patients require full or complete dentures because their remaining natural teeth have reached the end of their healthy and…


Everything you need to know about porcelain veneers

Ever wondered why so many celebrities have such a super smile? Ever wondered why some people’s teeth look so fake? Both of these looks can potentially reflect the appearance of a smile that has received porcelain veneers. What are veneers? Dental veneers are ultra-thin shells that are bonded to the…

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Did you know? Untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnoea can increase risk of serious health problems like heart attack and stroke
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Lip and Tongue Tie can affect your baby’s growth and development, come and see Dr Bob about how we can help.
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