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Category Archives: Dental Article

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

Oral Care Tips For Your Holiday Smiles

Oral Care Tips For Your Holiday Smiles

Smiles First Dental | Oral Care Tips For Your Holiday Smiles | Dentist Northmead With the holiday season here, sweet treats are all around us. As delicious as they are, unfortunately, they are the leading cause for tooth decay.

And with all of the present-wrapping and card-writing, there’s not a lot of time to devote to your health. To help you out, Smiles First Dental has partnered with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to come up with 12 tips for maintaining your dental health during the holidays.

We’ve put together 4 great tactics to make an advent calendar dental-smart as well as 8 bonus tips to make your holiday seasons a healthy and happy one for you, your loved ones, and their teeth! Together we can make this holiday festive, fun, and full of healthy smiles! Continue Reading

Curing Gum Disease

Curing Gum Disease

Smiles First Dental | Curing Gum Disease | Dentist Northmead When we think about gum disease (which is probably not that often!), we normally think about how to avoid it.

The best way to tackle the problem, or course, is to brush and floss your teeth and keep up regular visits to your dentist.

But if you do have gum disease, what can be done to cure it and to ensure that it does not return? At Smiles First Dental, we have answers for your questions! Continue Reading

Children’s Week – Time To Ensure The Health Of Our Children

Children’s Week – Time To Ensure The Health Of Our Children

Smile First Dental | Childrens Week Dentist Northmead Children’s Week is an annual event celebrated in Australia held in the fourth week of October (from 21–29). In 1996 the week adopted a permanent theme: “A Caring World Shares” as a reflection of Children’s Week aims.

In advance of Children’s Week, Smiles First Dental is sharing the fact that if kids have healthy teeth and good oral hygiene at an early age, they substantially increase their chances of keeping them for life, reducing dental disease, and enjoying better overall health. Continue Reading

Can Diabetes Affect Your Teeth And Gums?

Can Diabetes Affect Your Teeth And Gums?

Can Diabetes Affect Your Teeth And Gums? | Dentist Northmead Approximately 1 million Australians are been diagnosed with diabetes, and it is estimated that half again that number have diabetes without being aware of it.
The prevalence of type 2 diabetes, rises with age and is higher in men than in women.
The onset of type 1 diabetes is typically at an early age, thus it is the most common form of childhood diabetes although it can occur at any age. Continue Reading

Top 4 Home Remedies for Yellow Teeth

Top 4 Home Remedies for Yellow Teeth

Top 4 Home Remedies for Yellow Teeth A stunning white smile creates a massive positive impact on the people you meet, and at the same time boosts self-confidence.

Unfortunately, smiling can be difficult for people who suffer from yellow teeth. Many people who have yellow or discoloured teeth are too embarrassed to smile.

At Smiles First Dental we are well-practiced in diagnosing the causes of yellow teeth, and the proper treatments to brighten your teeth, your smile, and even your life. Continue Reading

Keeping Children Smiling: Child Dental Benefits Extended For 2017!

Keeping Children Smiling- Child Dental Benefits Extended For 2017! - northmead dentist Good news for children, and their parents/guardian who are eligible under the Children’s Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS). The CDBS has been extended through 2017!

CDBS provides children with basic dental services. Starting on January first 2017, dental services up to $1,000 can be given over two consecutive calendar years. The two-year cap period starts when a patient first receives an eligible dental service.

Smiles First Dental is a proud supporter of CDBS and encourages parents to take advantage of it. You can’t begin supporting your child’s oral health too early!

New terms and conditions are in place for 2017. Consequently if you have any questions we ask that you contact us on (02) 9630 9996 for information or an appointment. Continue Reading

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Category Archives: Dental Article

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

Oral Care Tips For Your Holiday Smiles

Oral Care Tips For Your Holiday Smiles

Smiles First Dental | Oral Care Tips For Your Holiday Smiles | Dentist Northmead With the holiday season here, sweet treats are all around us. As delicious as they are, unfortunately, they are the leading cause for tooth decay.

And with all of the present-wrapping and card-writing, there’s not a lot of time to devote to your health. To help you out, Smiles First Dental has partnered with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to come up with 12 tips for maintaining your dental health during the holidays.

We’ve put together 4 great tactics to make an advent calendar dental-smart as well as 8 bonus tips to make your holiday seasons a healthy and happy one for you, your loved ones, and their teeth! Together we can make this holiday festive, fun, and full of healthy smiles! Continue Reading

Curing Gum Disease

Curing Gum Disease

Smiles First Dental | Curing Gum Disease | Dentist Northmead When we think about gum disease (which is probably not that often!), we normally think about how to avoid it.

The best way to tackle the problem, or course, is to brush and floss your teeth and keep up regular visits to your dentist.

But if you do have gum disease, what can be done to cure it and to ensure that it does not return? At Smiles First Dental, we have answers for your questions! Continue Reading

Children’s Week – Time To Ensure The Health Of Our Children

Children’s Week – Time To Ensure The Health Of Our Children

Smile First Dental | Childrens Week Dentist Northmead Children’s Week is an annual event celebrated in Australia held in the fourth week of October (from 21–29). In 1996 the week adopted a permanent theme: “A Caring World Shares” as a reflection of Children’s Week aims.

In advance of Children’s Week, Smiles First Dental is sharing the fact that if kids have healthy teeth and good oral hygiene at an early age, they substantially increase their chances of keeping them for life, reducing dental disease, and enjoying better overall health. Continue Reading

Can Diabetes Affect Your Teeth And Gums?

Can Diabetes Affect Your Teeth And Gums?

Can Diabetes Affect Your Teeth And Gums? | Dentist Northmead Approximately 1 million Australians are been diagnosed with diabetes, and it is estimated that half again that number have diabetes without being aware of it.
The prevalence of type 2 diabetes, rises with age and is higher in men than in women.
The onset of type 1 diabetes is typically at an early age, thus it is the most common form of childhood diabetes although it can occur at any age. Continue Reading

Top 4 Home Remedies for Yellow Teeth

Top 4 Home Remedies for Yellow Teeth

Top 4 Home Remedies for Yellow Teeth A stunning white smile creates a massive positive impact on the people you meet, and at the same time boosts self-confidence.

Unfortunately, smiling can be difficult for people who suffer from yellow teeth. Many people who have yellow or discoloured teeth are too embarrassed to smile.

At Smiles First Dental we are well-practiced in diagnosing the causes of yellow teeth, and the proper treatments to brighten your teeth, your smile, and even your life. Continue Reading

Keeping Children Smiling: Child Dental Benefits Extended For 2017!

Keeping Children Smiling- Child Dental Benefits Extended For 2017! - northmead dentist Good news for children, and their parents/guardian who are eligible under the Children’s Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS). The CDBS has been extended through 2017!

CDBS provides children with basic dental services. Starting on January first 2017, dental services up to $1,000 can be given over two consecutive calendar years. The two-year cap period starts when a patient first receives an eligible dental service.

Smiles First Dental is a proud supporter of CDBS and encourages parents to take advantage of it. You can’t begin supporting your child’s oral health too early!

New terms and conditions are in place for 2017. Consequently if you have any questions we ask that you contact us on (02) 9630 9996 for information or an appointment. Continue Reading

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