Finding the right floss for you

When shopping for dental floss there are many choices. While they’re all designed to clean in between your teeth, not all flosses are made equal. Here are some ideas on the type of floss that may best suit your teeth:Tight gaps—fine shred resistant floss is your best bet such as...

New challenges in dentistry for the elderly

Within the increasing older Australian population, there is a significant group at very high risk of developing complex oral diseases and dental problems—institutionalis‚Äčed older adults in Australian residential care facilities. Given that many older Australians are now retaining their natural teeth, rather than transitioning into removable dentures; dental health for...

Looking after your investments

Prosthetic teeth—whether they be implanted, crowned, bridged, or denture teeth—are designed to act like your natural teeth, so they should be cared for in that way! Restored teeth are all still connected to your natural dental tissue in some way, so they are still at risk of many of the...

Should I get an irrigator? Oxyjet VS Waterpik

An oral irrigator is a gadget that produces a fine water jet in rapid pulses. They\'re popular and everybody wants to know if they\'re the secret to throwing away that annoying floss? The short answer is YES, they work—but they\'re not for everyone. If you have:   gaps between your...

Looking after your investments—restored teeth

Prosthetic teeth—whether they be implanted, crowned, bridged, or denture teeth—are designed to act like your natural teeth—so they should be cared for in that way! Restored teeth are all still connected to your natural dental tissue in some way, so they are still at risk of many of the same...