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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

Welcome Dr Berly Lo

Essential Dental Welcomes Dr Berly Lo to Our Growing Practice.

Berly adds a new era of experience and enthusiasm to our team. Graduating from the University of Adelaide, she enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a particular interest in restoring teeth and cosmetic work.

Berly’s goal is to provide her patients with high quality dentistry in […]

By |March 14th, 2018|Essential Dental|Comments Off on Welcome Dr Berly Lo

Health Funds – It’s Your Choice

These days most people can choose which dentists will provide their dental care.

However, some health funds are attempting to force their members to see the health funds’ dentist of choice. Some funds call these dentists preferred providers or participating providers. They are contractually bound to that health fund.

The Australian Dental Association (ADA) believes that […]

By |June 9th, 2016|Health Funds|Comments Off on Health Funds – It’s Your Choice

Decay alert in our schoolchildren’s teeth

NEARLY half of all primary school kids have decayed baby teeth a shocking new study that peered into the mouths of 24,000 children has found.

And the culprit in the dental crime is sugar, with more than seven in ten kids of primary school age exceeding guidelines to limit sugar intake below 12 teaspoons a […]

By |June 2nd, 2016|Children's Dentistry|Comments Off on Decay alert in our schoolchildren’s teeth

Oral Hygiene for Babies and Toddlers

Babies and toddlers are at just as much risk of dental decay as an older child or adult, so caring for your baby’s teeth needs to begin at birth. By establishing good oral hygiene habits early, your child will be well equipped to have healthy teeth for life.

Even before your baby’s teeth appear, you […]

By |February 4th, 2016|Children's Dentistry|Comments Off on Oral Hygiene for Babies and Toddlers

Braces vs Invisalign

If you are considering braces vs Invisalign to straighten your teeth,  you may have lots of questions. Which is more effective? Which is more affordable? Ultimately, you want to choose the treatment that will do the job, even it it’s slightly more expensive. In the long run, you don’t want to have to fix […]

By |June 30th, 2015|Smile Makeovers|Comments Off on Braces vs Invisalign

Are Veneers right for me?

Many people suffer from dental problems which impact the look of their teeth. It can have a negative effect on our self-esteem. Do you find yourself stopping your smile before a photo or covering your mouth when you laugh? Essential Dental offers a fantastic range of Cosmetic dentistry services. If you suffer from chipped, […]

By |June 30th, 2015|Smile Makeovers|Comments Off on Are Veneers right for me?