What is the difference between plaque and tartar?

Plaque is a sticky film that forms on your teeth and is made up of millions of bacteria as well as food deposits.If not removed properly bacteria up takes calcium...


Have you ever tried cleaning your tongue?

Sometimes brushing and flossing alone won’t give you a super fresh feeling, that is when you should look into cleaning your tongue as well. The tongue can harbour lots of...


How often should I replace my toothbrush?

Over time bristles of the toothbrush become frayed and distorted making it less effective at cleaning your teeth. So if your bristles start to bend in different directions, it is...


New Year’s resolutions to improve your dental health

With the festive season behind, it is a good time to reflect on the previous year and take a refreshed approach to your health and wellbeing. Many people see it...


Brush problematic areas first

We often see that people tend to brush their front teeth much better than their back teeth because they brush them first. That’s why I would suggest tackling those hard-to-reach areas...


Should I floss before or after I brush?

Flossing your pearly whites before brushing will help to loosen plaque and food debris that a toothbrush can sweep away afterwards. Furthermore, breaking a plaque layer between your teeth will help...


Keeping clean at work

Studies show that the chance of a person using oral hygiene products during the day will increase 65 percent when items are kept at work.It’s amazing how having the essentials...


Don't brush too soon after eating

Consuming acidic foods and beverages, such as sports and energy drinks, citrus fruits, wine, and tomatoes, can erode tooth enamel—the glossy outer layer of the tooth. Brushing your teeth too...


Lying through their teeth?

When you’re unsure if your child has brushed their teeth when asked, plaque disclosing tablets are a fantastic way to check up and monitor their brushing habits. Disclosing tablets are...


How long is a good brush?

The average time that Australian adults take to brush their teeth is 20 to 30 seconds. Admit it – do you really brush your teeth for two minutes? A very...