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How to Care for Your Mouth When You’re Sick

When you’re sick, it’s easy to put your life on hold until you get better. But there are a few things to consider when it comes to caring for your teeth and mouth when a cold sets in.

1. Don’t share your toothbrush. Although it’s not recommended to share a toothbrush ever, it’s common practice […]

By |September 4th, 2020|Oral Health|Comments Off on How to Care for Your Mouth When You’re Sick

Teeth-Friendly Snacks for Your Child’s Lunch

A nutritious meal at lunchtime isn’t just important to give your child an energy boost to finish out their school day – it can make a big difference in their overall and oral health.
If you’re concerned about expenses, packing a healthy lunch doesn’t have to be costly. Here are a few ideas to help […]

By |August 11th, 2020|Children's Dentistry, Oral Health|Comments Off on Teeth-Friendly Snacks for Your Child’s Lunch

Dental Trauma and First Aid

With the current COVID-19 restrictions in place it seems we are all at home a little more often. For those with children at home, the close quarters may yield an incident or two… sometimes these involve a missing tooth! “Accidents happen” is a phrase we have all heard, but the reality is that accidents […]

By |May 26th, 2020|Oral Health|Comments Off on Dental Trauma and First Aid

Mouthguards can save your smile

If you play a contact sport, and a lot of Aussies do, you risk injuring your teeth. Many sports have risk of contact and therefore serious dental injury. These sorts of injuries are often difficult to treat, and often involve a lifetime of expense.

Prevention is always better than the cure
Mouthguards can protect you from […]

By |March 5th, 2020|Oral Health|Comments Off on Mouthguards can save your smile

Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding, or Bruxism as it’s officially known, is one of those tricky conditions that you could be suffering from without even knowing it. An involuntary clenching, grinding and gnashing of the teeth, it doesn’t always display its symptoms in ways that are immediately noticeable.

Most people aren’t even aware they are grinding their teeth […]

By |February 10th, 2020|Oral Health|Comments Off on Teeth Grinding

Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom teeth, also referred to as the third molars, usually are the last teeth to develop. At Essential Dental Golden Grove we know that how many wisdom teeth a person has will always vary. We’ve seen over many years that some of our patient’s develop all four whilst others will have none.

Problems with wisdom […]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Wisdom Tooth Removal

Pro Tips for a Healthy Mouth for Life

Taking good care of your mouth, teeth and gums is a worthy goal in and of itself. Good oral and dental hygiene can help prevent bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease and can help you keep your teeth as you get older.

Researchers are also discovering new reasons to brush and floss. A healthy […]

By |October 15th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Pro Tips for a Healthy Mouth for Life

Pro Tips for a Tooth Friendly Diet

Your body is a complex machine. The foods you choose and how often you eat them can affect your general health and the health of your teeth and gums, too. If you consume too many sugar-filled sodas, sweetened fruit drinks or non-nutritious snacks, you could be at risk for tooth decay. Tooth decay is […]

By |October 8th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Pro Tips for a Tooth Friendly Diet

Pro Tips for Better Flossing

Flossing your teeth every day removes food particles, plaque, and debris that brushing can’t reach. This helps you keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible. Additionally, flossing can help you avoid bad breath. Although flossing can be tricky at first, it gets easier with practice. Start by learning how to hold the […]

By |October 2nd, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Pro Tips for Better Flossing

Pro Tips for Better Brushing

At Essential Dental we know that how you brush your teeth matters a great deal. Brushing your teeth is not just for a whiter smile and fresher breath, it’s critical for your overall health. When you brush, you remove plaque — a thin film of bacteria that sticks to your teeth and will create […]

By |October 2nd, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Pro Tips for Better Brushing