When does dentistry become too expensive?

When Simon gives a lecture on diabetes and oral health, there is one question he is asked all of the time, “Why is dentistry so expensive?” One in four Australian...


Did you know squids can detect gum disease?

Gum disease is a common problem that needs to be looked for regularly. However, your gum check may soon be replaced by an unlikely but successful new solution—squid ink! This...


Benefits of regular dental check-ups

You know you should visit your dentist at least twice a year for cleaning and check-ups. But when life gets busy, it can seem tough to fit in the time...


New studies link gum disease to HPV causing oral cancer

A recent study has found yet another link between periodontal disease and other health problems. According to researchers at the University of Buffalo, USA, the presence of chronic gum inflammation...


Diabetes and teeth—what's the link?

Diabetes is when the body fails to produce adequate amounts of the hormone insulin. Since insulin is necessary for the absorption of glucose (sugar) into muscle, this leaves abnormally high...


Free gum disease risk assessment

This month we’ve launched our complimentary 20 minute Gum Disease Risk Assessment for Diabetics. It’s a novel idea that myself and Jenna have been working on for the last 18 months....


Tooth Decay and Gum Disease – Two Highly Contagious Conditions

Tooth Decay and Gum Disease by The Dentist Brisbane Two Highly Contagious Conditions When we talk about the work ‘contagious’ most people tend to thing about the ‘flu.  Seldom do...


Periodontal Disease and Cardiovascular Disease

Periodontal Disease and Cardiovascular Disease by The Dentist Brisbane   Gum Specialists and Heart Docs Team Up for your Heart Health care providers from two seemingly different specialties are teaming...