• 30 APRIL 2021
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    The terrible impact of a sporting injury.

    The terrible impact of a sporting injury.

    We remind all patients of the terrible impact a sporting injury can have on our teeth, jaw and soft tissues. We are heading once again into Winter sports time, which is when we see an increase in sporting injuries.  A knock to the mouth can result in losing teeth as well as significant long-term damage. 

    • 16 FEBRUARY 2021
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    Saliva, not just a little spit and dribble.

    Saliva, not just a little spit and dribble.

    Did you know that every day each of us produces between 1-2L of saliva on average! Here at Adelaide City Dental Care, not only do we get to interact and work with all this amazing liquid each and every day, we also get to see and work hard to combat the sometimes-severe oral outcomes that

    • 5 FEBRUARY 2021
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    3 of the top causes behind bad breath

    3 of the top causes behind bad breath

    3 of the top causes behind bad breath. 90% of bad breath originates in the mouth, and is caused by bacteria. The bacteria break down food debris and the by-products of that process are call Volatile Sulphur Compounds.  It is typically these Sulphur compounds which are the culprit of Halitosis-bad breath.  To help with bad

    • 2 OCTOBER 2020
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    Halloween fun!  Book your child’s dental check and pay with lollies…

    Halloween fun! Book your child’s dental check and pay with lollies…

    October is one of the least favourite months on the dental calendar, as Australia seems to be embracing more the concept of Halloween.  All that sugar, hard and sticky lollies are terrible for teeth.  Dr Stone is determined to fight back this year with a sugar swap. Children 12 and under are encouraged to: Make

    • 3 FEBRUARY 2020
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    Dental records: x-rays, photos and now an implant Registry.

    Dental records: x-rays, photos and now an implant Registry.

    We have recently become part of the Dental Implant Registry which is based in Adelaide but has a worldwide reach.  There are registries for joint replacement, heart stents and now we have one for dental implants. There are multiple different brands, sizes and screw heads requiring different screwdrivers for implants across the world. What this

    • 24 JANUARY 2020
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    Bushfire relief for wildlife and shoe-boxes of love.

    Bushfire relief for wildlife and shoe-boxes of love.

    It has been such a tough start for our patients, wildlife and the country as a whole.  Watching the devastation of the fires brings us together with our community in many ways as we pull together to provide relief in any way we can. Many of you may have seen our relief packages we provided

    • 9 DECEMBER 2019
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    ‘Tis the season for eating and drinking, but what if my teeth can’t take it?

    ‘Tis the season for eating and drinking, but what if my teeth can’t take it?

    The Christmas holidays can be a challenge for teeth with our more relaxed attitude, eating a variety of foods and consuming more soft-drinks and alcoholic drinks than perhaps normal.  This can leave teeth vulnerable to breakage, sensitivity, chipping, or at worst, tooth loss.  So, what do we do in an emergency situation?  Stop, take a

    • 1 OCTOBER 2019
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    Is sugar consumption really a problem?

    Dietary sugar consumption is a huge problem in most first world countries, Australia included.  Our personal experience as well as our training have found many health issues can be controlled, if not reversed with some really disciplined dietary changes.  We have seen blood sugar drop from levels which required Diabetes medication, to normal levels and

    • 2 SEPTEMBER 2019
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    Electric toothbrushes, vs manual brush?

    Electric toothbrushes, vs manual brush?

    “Electric toothbrushes, are they better than a manual brush?” After speaking to a patient recently about the pros and cons of electric toothbrushes, we thought we would share some of the hints and tips around electric and manual toothbrushes.  What do you use at home?  Patients report to us a mixed use of electric and

    • 19 AUGUST 2019
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    Dental injuries, can your teeth recover?

    Dental injuries, can your teeth recover?

    Dental injuries are a common occurrence, particularly during winter sport.  A knock to the face, mouth or jaw can be quite distressing, particularly after the adrenaline wears off and you begin to feel sore and sorry.  The most likely teeth to have dental trauma are the upper front teeth commonly 40 – 60% of the