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Dr Hand recently received his Master of Science, Laser Dentistry

Yes, I did it!!! I finished my Master of Science, Laser Dentistry yesterday at the Sacred Heart University in Rome. Unfortunately, the end involved being online, as opposed to being…

What is sleep and sedation dentistry?

Is pain and fear keeping you away from the dentist? Does the sound of dental drills make you nervous? The hardest part about having dental work is that you are…

Can chewing gum help your teeth?

The simple answer is that it depends on what type of gum you are chewing. If you are chewing Extra’s sugar-free peppermint or spearmint gum for example, then yes, it’s…

Maintain good oral hygiene this Christmas season

With the festive season here, you will probably be tempted to eat and drink more, which can be bad for your oral health. We generally find that people’s teeth and…

What are lip and tongue ties, and how are they treated?

What are lip and tongue ties, and how are they treated? Unfortunately, there isn’t a great deal of awareness surrounding tongue and lip ties. Which means many mums and babies…

Maximise your oral health during Dental Health Week 2019

Happy Dental Health Week – Here are a few ways to maximise your oral health. For Dental Health Week 2019, the Australian Dental Association has provided us with important information…

Can Children Get Sleep Apnoea?

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea is one of the most severe sleep-breathing disorders Often considered as a severe sleeping disorder for adults, it can have severe effects on children as well. This…

Ages For Wearing Braces

Ages for wearing braces Braces can be worn by both adults as well as teenagers, although treatment may differ slightly between the cases. Adolescents wearing braces Wearing braces as an…

Visiting an Oral Hygienist

Oral Hygiene The value of good oral hygiene cannot be overstated. It is not simply a matter or fresh breath and unstained teeth, it goes much deeper than that, as…

Straight Talk for Adults

Adult Orthodontics For many adults today, their number one problem with their smile is the straightness — or more specifically, the lack thereof. Straightening your teeth Decades ago, many people…