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Why Regular Preventive Dental Care Treatment for Patients with Diabetes or Coronary Heart Disease or Both Is so Important!

Diabetes and coronary heart disease are very common problems, but people with these conditions should pay more attention to preventive dental care. Researchers have discovered that people with diabetes or coronary heart disease, or both, who look after their dental health are less likely to have serious health problems associated with these diseases, including a […] Read more

Jul, 04, 2022

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Oral Health in Winter: Seven Dental Problems You Can Avoid

Winter brings lower temperatures, drier air and harsh winds, which can wreak havoc on your oral health. Here are some common problems and how to avoid them. Cold Sores Cold sores can cause small blisters to develop around your lips, and they can be triggered by colder weather and seasonal flu and colds. You can […] Read more

Jul, 04, 2022

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How Teeth Change with Age

Getting older takes its toll on your body, and your teeth are no exception, but the good news is there is a lot you can do to help keep them in great shape with good preventative dental care. Read on to discover easy ways to reduce the wear and tear on your teeth and gums. […] Read more

Jul, 04, 2022

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Could the CDBS benefit you and your family?

If you have children under age 18 and who are eligible for Medicare, they may also qualify for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS). This is a schedule that gives children and teenagers aged 2 to 17 access to essential dental care up to a total cost of $1,013 over two calendar years. Your child simply […] Read more

Apr, 12, 2022

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Did you know that Periodontal Disease can be linked to your overall health?

Several hundred species of bacteria live in the mouth at any given time. These bacteria use sugars in foods to create acid, attacking teeth and eventually causing cavities. Moreover, these bacteria create a sticky, colourless film called a plaque biofilm. Regular brushing and flossing remove plaque, but any remaining on your teeth quickly harden into […] Read more

Aug, 19, 2021

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Supercharged Foods for Your Teeth

We’ve all heard the saying you are what you eat, and this certainly applies to your dental health. Sugary foods like fizzy drinks and sweets will all contribute to tooth decay. Try to include at least some of these healthy, tooth-friendly foods in your diet. Cheese Cheese is great for teeth because it increases the […] Read more

Aug, 28, 2020

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Fun Oral Health Activities for Kids

Children learn through play, so try these fun dental activities that will teach them about oral care Tooth Necklace Make a drawing of a tooth on cardboard, approximately 4 cm x 4 cm and use this as a template so children can make 20 teeth (children have 20 primary teeth) using brightly coloured paper. Take […] Read more

Aug, 28, 2020

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Health Tips for Kids Going Back to School

As the kids get ready to go back to school, here are a few tips to help them have a healthy and happy start to the term. Walk to school, if possible as there are lots of benefits of dailyexercise. It can helpimprove concentration and can increase self-confidence, and physical activity leads to stronger muscles […] Read more

Aug, 28, 2020

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How is oral health connected to the immune system?

Did you realise that your oral health is closely connected to your immune system? Unless you maintain good dental health,it can negatively affect your overall health. The connection is because of the bacteria that call your mouth home. At any given time, your mouth can play host to hundreds of species of bacteria, and the […] Read more

Aug, 28, 2020

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Meet your Dr Smile

We love getting to know our patients and thought it only fair that you should get to know us a little better so this month we would like you to meet Dr. Yu-Hawke Lam. Dr. Yu Hawke-Lam joined the Dr. Smile team in late 2016 and has been in the dental profession for 5 years. […] Read more

Aug, 28, 2020

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