Over half the population will suffer from tooth sensitivity at some stage, the undiagnosed underlying causes could be scarier than you think!Read More
Have you ever been drawn to someone else's bright, white smile? Maybe you’ve wished your teeth were just a few shades brighter. It’s easy to get confused and overwhelmed with all the different whitening toothpastes, whitening strips and bleaching trays on the market.
Keep reading to learn about the benefits of professional tooth whitening, what works and what may not.
When you’ve been at the dentist have you ever been asked a question that doesn’t have anything to do with your teeth? Or maybe you’ve not mentioned a medication or condition to your dentist because it didn’t seem related? Keep reading to find out why your medical history is important to your dentist.Read More
“More than 5% of the Australian population are regular tooth grinders and this number is only increasing. Sometimes it is a sign of more serious health conditions”Read More
There is an ongoing debate on how often people should attend the dentist. No one seems to agree and if the truth be told, most people would rather be doing something else!Read More
We all know that tooth decay can lead to tooth ache, dental infections and even tooth loss, but there is another common problem that we see everyday in our practice and it’s only becoming more common, CRACKED TEETH.Read More
If you’ve ever worried about your child’s teeth or if they may have problems with their teeth in the future, then this article is for you.Read More
More than 280 people are diagnosed with diabetes every day and that number is increasing. The total annual cost of diabetes across the nation is $14.6 billion!!! There are up to 2 million people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
When’s the time to worry about your child’s smile and what should you be looking out for as their face develops?Read More
Sleep disordered breathing can affect up to one in three adults.
Contributing factors to sleep apnoea are Age, Weight and upper airway structure, that is whether you have a narrow airway or not.Read More
Your mouth plays an important role in contributing to your general health. Decayed teeth or bleeding gums harbour millions of bacteria. Aside from possibly causing a toothache or a dental or gum abscess, these bacteria can be harmful to your general health.Read More
Dry mouth is a very common condition that is affecting increasing numbers of patients that we see in the practice. Lack of saliva flow can lead to anything from mild discomfort to rapidly progressive tooth decay, bad breath and tooth wear.Read More
Worrying about having bad breath is a common social anxiety. Bad breath can be caused by poor oral health or by some medical conditions, so knowing when you have it and what to do about it are really important. In some cases fear of bad breath can lead to social isolation.Read More
Do you know someone that is house-bound or living in an aged care facility? Maybe someone with an intellectual disability that makes it difficult to be comfortable in strange surroundings? This is an important article that could make the world of difference to you.Read More
Tooth decay is bad news. It can cause your child pain and discomfort. It can also affect eating, speaking and sleeping. The good news is that tooth decay is pretty easy to avoid with good dental care and tooth-friendly eating and drinking.Read More
Find out what pork pies can tell you about your teeth!Read More
We’re very excited to announce a new service at Best St Dental. Dr Mark Wotherspoon is commencing a home visit service for patients that are unable to come into a dental practice.Read More
Recently, I returned to a pilates class that I had not been to for a while. Why had I stopped? Was I tired of it?
I’d got to a point where my body felt good, so maybe I didn’t need it so much anymore? Nothing hurt, so was it worth it? I could save some money by not participating.Read More
Whether you or your child play football or any other sport that carries a risk of injury, having a custom made mouthguard that fits correctly is the best way to protect your teeth and mouth.Read More
Here are five tips to make brushing fun!Read More