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Cold Sores and your Appointment at Smiles First Dental

Cold Sores and your Appointment at Smiles First Dental

Cold Sores and your Appointment at Smiles First Dental Cold sores are an extremely common condition that affects our lips and mouth.

In fact, more than 50 per cent of us carry the virus responsible, and 25 per cent of us suffer from recurring cold sores.

Cold sores are recognised by the small blisters they cause on lips and are often confused with canker sores, which present similar symptoms. Here’s an illustration of the difference between the two.
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Sparkling Water and Your Sparkling Smile

Sparkling Water and Your Sparkling Smile

In the past few years, the percentage of Australians drinking drinks such as colas and juices has dropped by more than 10 per cent. This drop in consumption of highly-sugared drinks may be the result of consumers enjoying a broader range of drinks. And this seems to make sense, as Australians have become increasingly aware… Continue Reading

The Gift of Dental Health for Father’s Day

The Gift of Dental Health for Father’s Day

The Gift of Dental Health for Fathers Day | Dentist Northmead Don’t forget: Father’s Day is September 2nd! Have you already gotten your gift, or are you one of us scrambling to come up with a last minute present?

As your dad ages, his health becomes even more important, and at Smiles First Dental we think that makes it a great day to give a gift that keeps on giving – the gift of oral health. Continue Reading

Dealing With Your Child’s Knocked Out Tooth

Dealing With Your Child’s Knocked Out Tooth

At Smiles First Dental we call a knocked-out tooth an “avulsed” tooth. An avulsed tooth can be one of the most serious dental emergencies for permanent teeth, as they can be lost forever if not treated quickly. Avulsion is also a dental threat for temporary teeth, as it can affect the permanent teeth growing below.… Continue Reading

Odd Beliefs & Unusual Dental Facts

Odd Beliefs & Unusual Dental Facts

From ancient Egyptian “toothers” to the highly trained dentists and staff at Smiles First Dental, dentistry has interested humans for millennia. Early dentists practiced their trade long before there was any scientific or technological system in place to test results, and this meant that many strange beliefs flourished. And while dentistry has become scientific, results-based,… Continue Reading

The Importance of Scheduled Dental Cleaning

Have you ever wondered why your dentist recommends that you visit at least twice a year? It’s because regular dental visits are essential for the maintenance of healthy teeth and gums, and therefore the cornerstone of overall good health. At Smiles First Dental our regular checkups are designed to optimize your dental health and support… Continue Reading

Dental Sealants – An Answer At All Ages

Dental Sealants – An Answer At All Ages

Dental Sealants An Answer At All Ages | Dentist Northmead Cavities are more common than many other childhood ailments, and they can cause a range of other problems as well. That’s why many dental professionals recommend that children receive dental sealants to protect against decay. Dental sealants give parents peace of mind by protecting their children’s teeth.

The most likely location for a cavity to develop in your child’s mouth is on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. These surfaces are filled with tiny grooves that trap bacteria and food particles. A toothbrush can’t always reach these dark, moist little crevices. This creates the perfect conditions for tooth decay. Continue Reading

Braces and Swelling/Bleeding Gums: What Does it Mean, and What to Do?

Braces and Swelling/Bleeding Gums: What Does it Mean, and What to Do?

Braces and Swelling or Bleeding Gums What Does it Mean and What to Do The most common cause of bleeding gums in ALL cases is gingivitis or gum disease. But the fact is that braces can make it easier for gum disease to take hold in your mouth.

At Smiles First Dental, we want you to know why braces may make your gums bleed, and what you can do about it.

There are multiple possible causes of swelling and bleeding related to braces. Continue Reading

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Cold Sores and your Appointment at Smiles First Dental

Cold Sores and your Appointment at Smiles First Dental

Cold Sores and your Appointment at Smiles First Dental Cold sores are an extremely common condition that affects our lips and mouth.

In fact, more than 50 per cent of us carry the virus responsible, and 25 per cent of us suffer from recurring cold sores.

Cold sores are recognised by the small blisters they cause on lips and are often confused with canker sores, which present similar symptoms. Here’s an illustration of the difference between the two.
Continue Reading

Sparkling Water and Your Sparkling Smile

Sparkling Water and Your Sparkling Smile

In the past few years, the percentage of Australians drinking drinks such as colas and juices has dropped by more than 10 per cent. This drop in consumption of highly-sugared drinks may be the result of consumers enjoying a broader range of drinks. And this seems to make sense, as Australians have become increasingly aware… Continue Reading

The Gift of Dental Health for Father’s Day

The Gift of Dental Health for Father’s Day

The Gift of Dental Health for Fathers Day | Dentist Northmead Don’t forget: Father’s Day is September 2nd! Have you already gotten your gift, or are you one of us scrambling to come up with a last minute present?

As your dad ages, his health becomes even more important, and at Smiles First Dental we think that makes it a great day to give a gift that keeps on giving – the gift of oral health. Continue Reading

Dealing With Your Child’s Knocked Out Tooth

Dealing With Your Child’s Knocked Out Tooth

At Smiles First Dental we call a knocked-out tooth an “avulsed” tooth. An avulsed tooth can be one of the most serious dental emergencies for permanent teeth, as they can be lost forever if not treated quickly. Avulsion is also a dental threat for temporary teeth, as it can affect the permanent teeth growing below.… Continue Reading

Odd Beliefs & Unusual Dental Facts

Odd Beliefs & Unusual Dental Facts

From ancient Egyptian “toothers” to the highly trained dentists and staff at Smiles First Dental, dentistry has interested humans for millennia. Early dentists practiced their trade long before there was any scientific or technological system in place to test results, and this meant that many strange beliefs flourished. And while dentistry has become scientific, results-based,… Continue Reading

The Importance of Scheduled Dental Cleaning

Have you ever wondered why your dentist recommends that you visit at least twice a year? It’s because regular dental visits are essential for the maintenance of healthy teeth and gums, and therefore the cornerstone of overall good health. At Smiles First Dental our regular checkups are designed to optimize your dental health and support… Continue Reading

Dental Sealants – An Answer At All Ages

Dental Sealants – An Answer At All Ages

Dental Sealants An Answer At All Ages | Dentist Northmead Cavities are more common than many other childhood ailments, and they can cause a range of other problems as well. That’s why many dental professionals recommend that children receive dental sealants to protect against decay. Dental sealants give parents peace of mind by protecting their children’s teeth.

The most likely location for a cavity to develop in your child’s mouth is on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. These surfaces are filled with tiny grooves that trap bacteria and food particles. A toothbrush can’t always reach these dark, moist little crevices. This creates the perfect conditions for tooth decay. Continue Reading

Braces and Swelling/Bleeding Gums: What Does it Mean, and What to Do?

Braces and Swelling/Bleeding Gums: What Does it Mean, and What to Do?

Braces and Swelling or Bleeding Gums What Does it Mean and What to Do The most common cause of bleeding gums in ALL cases is gingivitis or gum disease. But the fact is that braces can make it easier for gum disease to take hold in your mouth.

At Smiles First Dental, we want you to know why braces may make your gums bleed, and what you can do about it.

There are multiple possible causes of swelling and bleeding related to braces. Continue Reading