There are many issues which may require dentures, such as accidents causing missing teeth, or other cases leading to tooth removal. But whatever the reason, if dentures are the right solution for you, they can be life-changing; difficulties with eating and talking can become a thing of the past, and you can smile again with
When it comes to visiting the dentist, a lot of people delay due to the costs involved. However, dental hygiene is very important to our overall health, and unfortunately, putting off appointments for financial reasons can sometimes result in the problem getting worse with time, leading to even more expenses in the long run.
Here at Crestmead Dental, we understand that life can be stressful enough without worrying about trips to the dentist – especially if the thought makes you anxious. So, we understand if it’s been a while since you’ve made the time, or if your circumstances have changed and you’re now on the lookout for a new
Dental decay can have many names: cavities, holes, caries. Early childhood caries is defined by the AIHW as one or more teeth that have decay, are missing because of decay, or are restored (filled) in children aged 0-5 years. What is the cause? high sugar intake – juices, fruit, cordial, soft drink, chocolate, lollies, biscuits
There are many reasons to seek out a new dentist, whether you’re not happy with your current care, have recently moved, or simply haven’t had a check-up in many years. Here at Crestmead Dental, we understand the barriers many face when it comes to dental care, such as costs, time, or even phobias, so we
At Crestmead Dental, we accept bulk billed dental schemes, private health funds, and other payment plans to cover your care. Located at a convenient, easy to reach spot on Waratah Drive in Crestmead, we accept new patients and would be happy to hear from you. It doesn’t matter if you have non-urgent needs, or if
Why should we restore baby teeth? Primary (baby) teeth are important for your child’s eating, proper chewing and speaking, as well as their appearance. These primary teeth set up the framework for adult teeth to develop. Without healthy primary teeth, the adult teeth don’t have adequate space to grow into the correct position. Won’t the
Teeth grinding, or Bruxism is excessive clenching or grinding of the teeth that is not a part of normal chewing movements. It can lead to excessive wear on the teeth and may cause permanent damage to the teeth and the jaw joints. Most people aren’t even aware they are grinding their teeth until their partners
Dental erosion is the loss of tooth enamel and other tooth structure from frequent exposure to strong acids. The most common causes are: Acid drinks and foods Some medications Stomach acid that regurgitates into the mouth. When tooth enamel is increasingly eroded, and the dentine and pulp become exposed pain and sensitivity are common symptoms.
Well, it depends… Mainly on how susceptible you are to decay/cavities and how susceptible you are to gum disease. Once we are finished with your active phase of treatment and your dentition is stabilised, we recommend visiting the dentist at least every 6 months for a maintenance and hygiene appointment. The reason why we choose