• 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

    • 24 JULY 2019
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    CS 3600 for Dental Restorations

    We are pleased to announce that we have purchased the CS 3600 intraoral scanner which makes capturing digital impressions fast and easy. Posted by Adelaide City Dental Care on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Patients to our clinic will benefit from improved treatment planning and a streamlined workflow for restorative, orthodontic or dental implant treatments. Call

    • 9 JULY 2019
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    What does osteoporosis medication do to our teeth?

    What does osteoporosis medication do to our teeth?

    Bisphosphonate (Actonel, Aclasta, Zolandrate) and Denosumab (Prolia) are medicines used to treat osteoporosis in men and women to reduce the risk of fractures, particularly in the hip, long bones and spine.  Treatment makes your bones stronger and less likely to break.  These drugs can be in tablet form or 6 monthly injections.  Your GP will

    • 7 JUNE 2019
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    Winter chills got your teeth on edge?

    Winter chills got your teeth on edge?

    Are your teeth on edge from the winter cold? Whilst it may be cold and wintery in Adelaide, spare a thought for Apsley Cherry-Garrard a 20th Century explorer whose teeth shattered from the cold.  Cherry-Garrard travelled to Antarctica in 1910 to obtain Emperor Penguin eggs for zoological study.  So many days in the intense winter

    • 6 MAY 2019
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    Sugar free banana bread recipe

    Sugar free banana bread recipe

    Having had a terrific slice of banana bread the other day, I thought I would try a sugar free version. This recipe by Nadia Lim seems my style of cooking. Simple, not too many ingredients, pretty quick. I hope you enjoy it. IngredientsI butter or coconut oil 125g, melted very ripe bananas 3, mashed desiccated

    • 29 APRIL 2019
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    Alarming report on children’s dental care.

    Alarming report on children’s dental care.

    A new report by the Centre for Disease Control shows 81.3 percent of parents are not brushing their children’s teeth as early as recommended.  Researchers at the CDC studied data from over 5000 children and teens and compiled an alarming series of statistics.  It was found: 80 percent of parents were not brushing their baby’s

    • 1 APRIL 2019
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    Could I be making my own toothache?

    Is it possible to make your own toothache? It is surprising how many times patients come in and report a toothache which our investigations determine is due to clenching or grinding the teeth.  The severity of the toothache is severe enough to prompt a visit and yet when we examine the tooth it is completely

    • 8 MARCH 2019
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    I’m a Dental Hygienist, but my daughter is scared of the Dentist

    I’m a Dental Hygienist, but my daughter is scared of the Dentist

    How we can overcome our dental anxiety? I have cared for many patients who are nervous and who have had bad experiences in the past which have left a lingering effect. I was surprised however, when my daughter (who has grown up in and out of the dental chair) began objecting to her routine dental

    • 28 FEBRUARY 2019
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    Can teeth whitening improve my smile?

    Can teeth whitening improve my smile?

    Is teeth whitening safe, and is it easy? Given that Adelaide is celebrating Festival season, you might like to add a festive touch to your teeth as well! One safe and easy option to improve the look of your teeth is to consider whitening. It is a conservative treatment that improves the colour of your