Using a fluoride toothpaste twice daily is the most effective means of preventing tooth decay. Did you know that there are different preparations designed to target the unique dental issues that people might have, from sensitive teeth, gum disease and older adults who are at a higher risk of dental decay due to dry mouth. [...]

It’s Mouthguard Time

April 22, 2015

  We are into footy and hockey season for another year.  If you haven’t had a custom mouthguard made up for you it’s not too late.   A custom made mouthguard is a much better choice for protection as it fits more accurately and can spread the impact of a blow much more effectively.  It [...]

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Are Your Teeth Disappearing?

March 1, 2015

  Sports drinks, soft drinks, energy drinks and fruit juices can all contain acid and dissolve the enamel off your teeth.   Drink water frequently to keep yourself hydrated and protect your teeth from the permanent effects of acid erosion.   For more information see   http://www.adaq.com.au/literature/Oral%20Health/Dental%20Erosion/Low%20Res%20PDFs/are-your-teeth-disappearing-dl-brochure.pdf

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Don’t Let your Health Fund Have A Win.

January 23, 2015

Most dental extras policies cover a check-up and clean every 6 months.  You are paying for this level of cover in your premiums.   If you forget to see your dentist regularly, you’ll feel like a patient we recently saw at our Dental practice at Kenmore who said, “Well, I guess my health fund had [...]

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Don’t Let A Dental Accident Ruin Your Christmas

December 21, 2014

You can all imagine the scene, celebrating the perfect Christmas morning with your loved ones when the unthinkable happens… Your child has an accident and knocks a tooth!!   The most important thing to do is DON’T PANIC!   If it is a baby tooth that has been knocked out, DO NOT attempt to reimplant [...]

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Where Does Your Dentist Get Their Crowns Made?

December 1, 2014

Where a crown or bridge is made is important to us and it should be important to you.  This appliance ideally will have a lifespan of many years and your team of Dentists at Kenmore want to ensure your satisfaction. Your satisfaction that the device is made to a high standard with TGA approved materials.  [...]

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Early Detection Gives You A 90% Chance Of Surviving Oral Cancer

November 19, 2014

Did you know that each day 3 Australians are diagnosed with an oral cancer?  Early detection can make all the difference, and your Dentist is the best person to screen any potential problems.   As part of your regular dental check-up, our team of dentists at Kenmore routinely check your gums and soft tissues in [...]

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What To Do If A Tooth Gets Knocked Out?

October 27, 2014

Our team of dentists at Kenmore occasionally get this question from worried parents, often on a weekend when it would seem when help is not close at hand. You can make a big difference to the outcome by following a few simple steps: Carefully find the tooth.  Don’t handle by the root. Clean tooth if [...]

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Don’t Be So Hard On Your Teeth

October 16, 2014

  Our team of Dentists at Kenmore sometimes get asked if using a HARD toothbrush is okay.  The short answer is that we recommend using and only supply SOFT bristled toothbrushes.  The plaque that you are trying to remove is a soft gooey consistency and does not require a hard brush to remove.  Remember that [...]

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It’s Been A Long Time Since I’ve Seen A Dentist

August 9, 2014

You’d be surprised how often your team of Kenmore Dentists have heard these words.  These are words that are often delivered with a sense of fear and or guilt.  This need not be the case.   At Brookfield Road Dental your team of friendly Dentists at Kenmore will take the time to sit down with [...]

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