What to expect during a tooth extraction

Posted on: 18 November 2018
Most patients fear a trip to the dentist, but they know it is mandatory. Tooth extraction involves the removal of a tooth from its socket. A dentist or an oral surgeon does the procedure. Reasons for tooth extraction  There are many reasons that necessitate the removal of a tooth: Crowded mouth Overcrowding of teeth can also necessitate a tooth extraction in order to create space for teeth alignment. Infection Tooth decay can be dangerous especially if it extends to the blood vessels inside the teeth.
[Read More]

How to Find a Dentist Who Understands Your Lingo

Posted on: 21 September 2018
Do you find yourself far away from home in a country where your native language is not of much use? You may have been deployed to Australia from your native China for work reasons, and even though you could not speak much English, you felt that you needed to go. After all, this would help you to gather more experience and work yourself up the chain in your organisation. The language barrier may not be too much of an issue in your workplace, as you may be surrounded by fellow immigrants and your job may be fairly technical anyway, but it can sometimes be a challenge when you're trying to fit in socially.
[Read More]

Wisdom Tooth Extractions: Can You Drive Yourself Home After Surgery?

Posted on: 13 August 2018
When your dentist explains how your wisdom tooth extraction will work, they will give you some post-surgical care recommendations. This typically includes some instructions on what you can and can't do for the first few days after the procedure. On a more immediate basis, you may be wondering how you'll get yourself home after the appointment. Is it safe for you to drive? What Kind of Anaesthetic Are You Having?
[Read More]

6 Tips to Avoid Denture Slippage

Posted on: 26 July 2018
Dentures provide a convenient solution to missing teeth for many people, but sometimes they can cause problems with eating or speaking. If you are struggling with denture slippage, try using these top tips to reduce or resolve the problem. 1. Start With Soft Foods  Dentures are capable of chewing a wide range of foods, but it can take a while for eating with them to feel normal. When you are getting used to a new set of dentures, stick to softer foods until they feel familiar.
[Read More]