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Your Tongue and Your Health: How to Ensure Good Oral Hygiene Habits

You brush your teeth twice a day, floss every day, and maybe use a mouthwash as well. But do you remember to take care of your tongue? Many people forget that the tongue is an important part of good oral hygiene and may even give you clues to your ov

How to Care for Dental Implants, Dentures, Dental Bridges, and Retainers At Home

If you find yourself isolating at home during COVID-19, we gathered some tips for caring for your dental implants, dentures, retainers, and dental bridges at home. We’ll also cover what to do if you experience certain oral health issues during

Home Remedies For Relieving Toothaches and Dental Pain

If you are experiencing swelling, a severe toothache, or any other dental emergency, it is important to contact your dentist immediately to determine a route of action. If you find yourself dealing with a non-emergency situation that still requires a

10 Habits for a Healthy Mouth

Maintaining healthy teeth and gums takes commitment for a lifetime. Sticking with healthy habits helps keep your smile bright and prevent oral health issues from arising. Here are our top 10 tips for a healthy smile.   1. Floss At Least Once a D

Tips for Maintaining Your Oral (and Overall) Health During Self-Isolation

Self isolating or working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Here are a few of our best tips for maintaining your oral and overall health during this period.

What Is the Difference Between Veneers and Crowns?

Crowns and veneers are dental restorative options that can help your teeth look and function better. While veneers and crowns are different procedures, they both boast great success rates. Since dental restoration procedures can be costly, we feel it

We Are Still Open for Emergency Treatments

123 Dental is closely monitoring the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The health, safety, and well-being of our staff and patients is our top priority. Learn more about the measures we have put in place to protect our community.

How To Properly Care For Your Toothbrush

In our last blog, we went over how important it is to regularly change your toothbrush and how often to replace it. Now, we’ll look at how to properly care for your toothbrush to keep it as fresh and bacteria-free as possible from the time you

How Often Should I Get a New Toothbrush?

We make sure to throw away any food items that expire, check our supplements to make sure they are still fresh, change the oil on our vehicles, but what about toothbrushes? When is the last time you replaced yours? Here, we’ll examine how often

When Should My Child Have Their First Dental Appointment?

“When should my child first see the dentist”? We hear this question often, so we thought we would dedicate a blog post to answering this, as well as tips for making your child’s first visit to the dentist a positive one, how to brus

Surprising Ways Your Oral Health Affects Your Overall Health

Although we tend to think oral health only affects our mouth, the importance of healthy teeth and gums goes far beyond bad breath. Preventable oral health diseases such as periodontal disease (gum disease) and tooth decay are some of the most common

8 Tips for Dealing With Dental Anxiety

Do you dread going to the dentist? Dental phobia — fear of going to the dentist — affects more people than you might realise. One study found that as many as 1 in 10 children and adults in Australia experience high dental fear. What Are t

Is Invisalign the Right Option for You?

When most people think of orthodontists, metal braces immediately come to mind. While braces have a long history of creating beautiful smiles, today’s orthodontic patients have several other options, like Invisalign. Invisalign is a hugely popular

How Modern Technology is Revolutionising Dental Care

If you’re one of the many people who doesn’t visit the dentist regularly, it’s time for a rethink. This is especially true if you haven’t been for many years. Technological advances in the field of dentistry are revolutionising dental care in

Ways to Beat Bad Breath

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is not only unflattering, but it can also be an indication of a more serious dental issue. There are many factors that contribute to bad breath including: Certain foods and medicines Dry mouth Tooth decay Gum dise

Which Dental Treatments Are Safe When You’re Pregnant?

During your pregnancy, it is still important to keep your oral health in check. In fact, some dental issues can actually cause problems with your pregnancy, such as plaque build up, which research shows can contribute to low birth weight and prematur

Are Electric Toothbrushes Better for Kids?

Just as important as keeping your child’s teeth clean, and ensuring you begin brushing their teeth as soon as the first tooth appears, is selecting the right toothbrush designed especially for their tiny teeth. There are two types of toothbrush

Our New iTero Digital Scanner

As a patient, if you’ve ever had to have a dental mould (impression), then you know how messy and gloopy they can be, which many patients find uncomfortable. Furthermore, reports show that traditional moulds can often lead to inaccurate impress

What Sugar Does for Your Teeth

Tooth decay is the leading cause of dental issues in Australia. In fact, reports show that over 80% of adults will experience tooth decay sometime during their lifetime [1]. When a tooth is regularly exposed to acid, it results in repeated attacks on

Composite Bonding – A Simple Solution for a Stunning Smile

Heads or tails? Sweet or spicy? Left or right? Few things in life are so cut and dry or black and white, which can make coming...

What is Preventative Dentistry?

At its core, preventative dentistry is essentially the practice of routinely cleaning, examining, and taking care of your teeth...

Are Your Teeth Too Sensitive?

Tooth sensitivity is an irking sensation that arises when an individual experiences a sudden, sharp pain after biting down on cold...

Common Types of Foods to Avoid to Prevent Damage to the Teeth

Oral health is an important aspect of overall body health. Numerous people take time to brush their teeth, floss regularly, and consistently...

Rinsing After Brushing: Should You Do It?

Many different things go into achieving meticulous oral health. At a minimum, we recommend visiting your dentist for a professional clean...

9 Ways to Improve Your Smile

A great smile is important. It can benefit your self-esteem significantly. An unattractive smile, on the other hand, can make you feel like hiding...

Zoom Vs. Take-Home Teeth Whitening Kits

If you're tired of teeth that look dull and discoloured, you can take advantage of various whitening options that are available at 123 Dental...

The Advantages of Routine Dental Checkups

Oral Health is Important Good oral health should be a priority for everyone. Taking care of your dental health can protect you from all types...

Invisalign: Effective and Comfortable Teeth Straightening

A Close Look at Invisalign Traditional braces are no longer the sole teeth straightening option available to patients. Invisalign involves...

The Immense Power of Regular Tooth Flossing Sessions

There are so many different facets to proper dental care regimens. People need to brush their teeth thoroughly numerous times a day...

5 Signs You Need to See Your Dentist

Strong dental health is important for numerous reasons. It can keep oral diseases of all kinds at bay. It can promote optimal general health...

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