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Are You Smiling about Your Fresh Breath?

We know lots of people worry more about their breath during February, but we think fresh breath is important year-round! What Causes Bad Breath? Some causes of bad breath are well-known and easy to cure, such as morning breath or coffee breath, or breath that smells very strongly of garlic! In these situations, the solution…

The Best Vitamins and Minerals for Your Teeth

Does your diet contain plenty of vitamins and minerals? It’s essential for good dental health, for example, fighting infection and disease and building strong bones and teeth. Ideally, you will get all the nutrients you need from your diet or dietary supplements and enjoying the summer weather. We’ve listed some of the most important vitamins…

Why Are Mouthguards So Important for Protecting Your Teeth?

Lots of Aussie families are mad about sports, and especially during the summer months. However, contact and non-contact sports can increase the risk of dental injury. A blow to the face can potentially chip or crack teeth or knock them out entirely, and it can harm your jaws. Also, it can cause injuries to your…

When is Sugar Hour? Reduce the Impact on Oral Health

Tooth decay has many different risk factors, including oral hygiene, general health and genetics, and of course, diet. Foods like fermentable carbohydrates and which include sugars can encourage the growth of harmful bacteria that cause tooth decay. The frequency at which you consume sugary foods is of far greater importance than the amount. Therefore it’s…

Top Tips for Good Oral Health This Christmas

Christmas is a time to celebrate, and there are lots of yummy foods and drinks around. While you want to enjoy the holidays, it’s a good idea to think about your oral health a little, ensuring you start the New Year with a healthy smile. Enjoy Sugar Responsibly It’s unreasonable to expect you to avoid…

How to Protect Your Holiday Smile

Christmas can be a tricky time of year to look after your teeth, so follow our easy tips to protect your holiday smile. Make a playlist of your favourite holiday songs to use while you brush your teeth. Most are about two minutes long, which is perfect for cleaning your pearly whites, and it’s a…

Our Summer Tips for Healthy Teeth

The summer holidays are a wonderful time of year, filled with fun events and parties, and gift-buying and giving. Unfortunately, they are also a time when teeth are more vulnerable because of festive foods packed with sugar, or holiday-related accidents. We have outlined a few ways you can still enjoy the season without harming your…

Long Term Health Benefits of Being Physically Active

Being physically active provides important long-term health benefits. When you stay active, your risk of a heart attack reduces, you are more likely to have lower levels of bad cholesterol, and your risk of diabetes and some cancers is also lower. When you take regular exercise, it is easier to manage your weight and to…