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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…


What does dental cleaning involve?

Regular professional teeth cleaning helps to maintain optimal oral health. If you see your dentist for regular check-ups, it’s likely that you have had your teeth professionally cleaned numerous times before. But, if it’s been a while since your last dental visit and you would like to get your oral…


What should an oral health examination entail?

When it comes to dental check-ups, many may think that their dentist just looks at are teeth and gums. Your oral health is very much a part of your overall health, and various oral diseases can have a huge impact on your general health and longevity. There are a range…


Three facts about tooth whitening

Tooth whitening is among the most popular cosmetic dental treatments. People of all ages choose to have their teeth whitened for a brighter, more beautiful smile. Generally, young people are convinced to try the treatment to improve the shade of their teeth — the teeth naturally begin to lose their…


How to choose a dental practice

There are a few things to consider when you are looking for a dentist. According to the Australian Dental Association, it’s advisable that you visit you dentist regularly for check-ups and preventative care. This, along with brushing twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, cleaning between your teeth with floss…


Myofunctional Exercises for Myofascial and TMJ Pain

Many headaches and orofacial and/or neck and shoulder pains are caused by over-activity of muscle groups. At Future Dental, we have a range of exercises that we recommend to help ease headaches and pains created by muscular overactivity.  The importance of these exercises You might ask: Why are we asking…


What can I eat after dental implant surgery?

It is best to stick to soft and liquid foods following dental implant surgery. Dental implant surgery is a major dental procedure that can often require a significant amount of recovery time. In most cases, you will need to avoid certain foods and drinks while your implants are healing. In…


What is tongue-tie in babies?

Tongue-tie is a birth condition that restricts the range of movement of the tongue. Tongue-tie (technically known as ankyloglossia) is a congenital condition thought to affect between 3 and 5 percent of babies. Tongue-tie restricts the movement of the baby’s tongue and may affect feeding, breathing and the development of…


What are the symptoms of TMJ disorders?

The symptoms of TMJ disorders include jaw and facial pain, as well as headaches. The symptoms of TMJ disorder are often hard to pin down because they can be generalised. This means that you may not know what is causing the pain, but it will feel like a general soreness…


How do I know if I am receiving value for money with my dental treatment?

When we have nothing else to compare the value and quality of our dental treatment to apart from comparing fees, it is natural for us to presume that the cheaper the fees, the better value we receive. However, this is not entirely true. Read on to find out why it…


What is gummy smile treatment?

A gummy smile can be effectively resolved with a gum contouring treatment. It’s no secret that a beautiful, balanced smile is a real asset. If you are concerned about the amount of gum that is revealed when you smile, you could be a suitable candidate for gummy smile treatment. The…


Can you eat after having a root canal?

Choose soft, easy-to-chew foods while you recover from a root canal. Root canal therapy is performed in order to repair teeth that have been severely damaged by decay, trauma or illness. During the procedure, infected, inflamed or dead tooth pulp is removed and the damaged or weakened tooth is often…


What do mandibular advancement splints do?

Mandibular advancement splints (MAS) can be used to manage the effects of sleep apnoea. Obstructive sleep apnoea is a common health concern that can have some serious implications. Some of the most common symptoms include snoring, chronic headaches, daytime fatigue and a dry mouth upon waking in the morning. If…


What to eat for your oral health

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Some foods help to strengthen teeth, while others can cause serious damage. If you are looking for ways to improve your oral health, it is worth considering the role that nutrition plays in the condition of your teeth and gums. Certain foods can help to keep teeth strong, while others…


What causes sleep apnoea?

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Obstructive sleep apnoea has a number of possible causes, including excess weight, lifestyle habits and genetic factors. Obstructive sleep apnoea is a serious condition that, if left untreated, can lead to various health complications. While excess weight is the most common cause of the disorder in adults, there are a…


Is sleep apnoea genetic?

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Obstructive sleep apnoea is caused by several factors, including genetics. Obstructive sleep apnoea is a breathing disorder that occurs when the airways collapse throughout the night during sleep. When the airways collapse, one’s breathing pauses temporarily, which results in less oxygen reaching the brain. If left untreated, the condition can…


What are the signs of sleep apnoea in children?

Sleep apnoea can affect toddlers and children. Obstructive sleep apnoea is a serious condition that can lead to a range of health issues if left untreated. The condition causes involuntary pauses in breathing during sleep when air flow is disrupted. Generally, airflow is stopped because the airway is obstructed in…


Dr McIntosh talks in-depth about sleep-disordered breathing

Listen to Episode 40: David McIntosh, MBBS, PhD, FRACS (ORL) - Part 2 from The Untethered Podcast on Apple Podcasts. https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/episode-40-david-mcintosh-mbbs-phd-fracs-orl-part-2/id1469164954?i=1000466837163


Diagnostic Sleep Studies for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

It may have been suggested that you have a sleep study done to determine if you have Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, OSA. OSA is a condition where partial or complete obstruction of your airway during sleep causes lack of Oxygen reaching the brain and all other parts of the body. OSA…

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