Entries by Smile Place

Bad Breath (Halitosis) – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Halitosis or bad breath, is a condition in which a person has an unattractive odour from their mouth. This can be from the everyday “morning breath” most people wake up with, to the five minutes of bad breath you’ll experience after eating the occasional pungent foods like onions or garlic. If you are among the […]

How To Brush Your Teeth

Everyone craves a beautiful smile. White Shiny teeth make your smile attractive. Most of us don’t give our teeth the attention they need. We even brush teeth the wrong way. Failing to brush properly builds up plaque which may lead to gum disease. Use this step-by-step guide to find out how to properly brush your […]

How To Floss Your Teeth

We know we should floss atleast once a day, but not everyone knows the right way to do it. 1. Pull about 45cm of dental floss from the dispenser and wind most of the floss around each middle finger, leaving an inch or two of floss to work with. 2. Holding the floss tautly between […]

Teeth Whitening Aftercare

After having an in chair whitening session there are some do’s and don’ts to optimise the benefits of your whitening treatment. Do’s Brush and floss regularly. Maintaining your standard dental routines will help you keep your teeth looking shiny and clean for weeks after the treatment. Be patient as teeth whitening procedures continue to work […]

5 Ways to brighten your smile this Mother’s day

With Mother’s Day around the corner hopefully something nice has been planned for you. But whether or not it has, we think you deserve to feel your best on the day so we’re sharing seven tips you can use to brighten your smile for that special day. 1 – Eat raw fruits, vegetables and nuts […]

Caring for your Kids Teeth

Did you know that one in three preschoolers have never been to the dentist?(1) Given the RCH National Child Health Poll showed the same proportion of children don’t brush their teeth enough and 10% have such bad dental decay that they have to have at least one tooth removed before their ninth birthday(1), this is […]

Dental Bridge vs Implant

Over a lifetime, a surprisingly large number of people will lose one or more of their permanent, adult teeth. There are a variety of reasons why this might happen but in general, the most common reasons for the loss of a tooth are tooth decay and a blow to the mouth (we highly recommend you […]

The truth and myths about dental veneers

The application of dental veneers is a very useful dental procedure. There are however, many myths associated with dental veneers that often prevent people from seriously considering getting them. If you’ve ever wondered whether dental veneers might be right for you, here are the facts and a few debunked myths. What are dental veneers? Dental […]