Bruxism And COVID-19

Bruxism And COVID-19

Bruxism And COVID-19 A side-effect of Melbourne’s lockdown. What is Bruxism? Bruxism refers to any clenching or grinding that is not part of normal chewing. It can cause damage to the teeth and/or jaw joints. It can occur during the day but most commonly occurs whilst...
Who Invented The Toothbrush?

Who Invented The Toothbrush?

Who Invented The Toothbrush? Did you know that the “modern” toothbrush was invented by William Addis? A petty criminal who was incarcerated in Newgate Prison, London in 1770. He made holes in one end of a bone saved from a meal and threaded this with animal hair. He...
Top 3 Best And Worst Fruits For Your Teeth

Top 3 Best And Worst Fruits For Your Teeth

Fruit not only tastes delicious it is also a great source of essential vitamins and nutrients to keep your body strong and healthy. Eating fruit has great proven benefits, however some fruit also contains high levels of acid and sugar that is damaging to tooth enamel....
Hidden Sugar Trap

Hidden Sugar Trap

Often when we think of sugar we picture things like a chocolate bar, biscuit or cake but sugar can come in all shapes and forms. It is these ‘hidden’ sugars that can end up doing the most damage to our overall health. On average Australian adults consume 60 grams (15...

10 Home Care Tips to Reduce Wisdom Tooth Pain

Wisdom teeth that are coming through can sometimes be very painful and you cannot always get an appointment to see a dentist straight away. Food and bacteria can get stuck in the gum and around the wisdom tooth which can lead to tooth decay and gum infections. Below...