Do People With Mental Illness Have Worse Oral Health?

People with severe mental illnesses are over three times more likely than the general population to lose their teeth because of poor oral health. The research, published in the September...


Medical Myth: Infant Teething Causes Fevers

Any parent can tell you that infant teething makes for a trying time. Restless nights, feeding problems and irritability can all be part and parcel when an infant’s baby teeth...


When DIY Teeth Whitening Goes Wrong

We all love the thought of having beautiful white teeth, but is DIY the way to go? What Happens When Teeth Whitening Goes Wrong? The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...


Choosing a Mouth Wash That’s Right for You

Following on from our last post, I though the following might make it a bit easier for you to choose which mouthwash is for you:- Choosing a Mouth Rinse That’s...


Childrens Dental Care

The following article was found at http://theconversation.edu.au/dont-just-grin-and-bear-it-act-now-to-improve-childrens-dental-health-2658   Don’t just grin and bear it: act now to improve children’s dental health The two reports on child dental health and toothbrushing behaviour,...


Calcium Can Counteract Fluoride Damage

The ever present calcium/fluoride debate is discussed below: Source Duke University Medical Center A study has found that an increase in calcium in diet can help widespread dental health problems...


The Federal Budget $515.3 Million Dentistry Package

Many thanks to “The Conversation” for this enlightening post: The Federal Budget includes $515.3 million dentistry package that will go some way to easing some of the problems with dental...


Help Prevent Oral Cancer With Good Dental Care

I would like to thank Chris Iliades, MD for the following article.  Oral cancer is on the increase and with early detection, it is curable. Help Prevent Oral Cancer With...


Are Health Funds Worth it

Are health funds worth it? With all the political talk about governments removing funding for health funds with ‘means testing’ and with the second largest Australian fund being brought out...


Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction by The Dentist Brisbane  Jaw joint arthritis check done each time at Bite Dental examinations. TMJ Dysfunction – It’s a Pain in the Jaw … … and...