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Stress and Jaw Pain

  Every day we are treating patients who have developed jaw pain from teeth grinding or clenching. They may be busy professionals, stay at home mums, Teachers, or Tradesman. The common reason that we keep hearing as to why people have developed this habit is Stress! Stress contributes to many physiological factors that can manifest in someone's lifetime. For us in the Dental field, we notice it in the health of our patient's teeth, gums, and surrounding structures. There are 2 ways we can treat TMJ disorders of the jaw. The first is with a guard we make customised for each patient that they wear overnight to protect the teeth from wear and place...

How Sunrise Dental Surgery discovered Cheaper Treatment fee’s For Those Less Fortunate

We have been thinking about our philosophy lately and what kind of dentistry we want to provide our patients. Not only do we want to provide Quality, comprehensive Dental care for all ages, we want everyone to be able to prioritise their health regardless of their circumstances. So it got us thinking… We already provide Bulk billing services for children between the age of 2-17 through the government funded child dental scheme. How could we help others that may not be able to able to afford dental treatment or are on long waiting waits in the public health system? Thankfully we came across an article about the ADF. The Australian...

Are All Teeth Whitening Products Are The Same Explained

There are other questions that I get like, "Can I use any products for whitening?" The answer is no. I wouldn't suggest any products in the market for whitening. Whitening should only be done by a professionally qualified doctor of teeth, who is a dentist. Always listen to your dentist and their instructions to how to whiten your teeth....

How To Keep Your Teeth Healthy After Whitening

The fundamental thing that you have to remember is, Brush twice a day & floss once a day People ask me which teeth do I floss: I only floss my front teeth because I can't get on to my back teeth. Well, if you can get on with your food and fork on your back teeth to chew them, you should be able to floss them too because obviously we floss the teeth that we need to keep, so you decide which teeth you need to keep and you floss....

How long does the Teeth Whitening last Explained

People ask me this question, how long does the whitening last? I would say it lasts forever because with the Zoom whitening we give them a custom made whitening tray to take home, so which can be used as at home whitening procedure. So they take it home and after within one month of Zoom whitening if they think that their teeth are staining depending on their consumption of staining food they can use the take-home whitening gel and the whitening trays, put them in. We have two different types of whitening gels to take home, Day White and Night White. Night White goes into the tray and...

Teeth Whitening Procedure Explained

Cause we don't want to whiten the gums, we whiten only the teeth. This is made of flexible material, so it's flexible soft plastic, and we advise the patients to put the whitening gel around the outer surface of this tray, and after putting the whitening gel, they pop the tray back into their teeth, and leave it overnight for night white, and for day white I leave the gel about half an hour to 45 minutes. After 45 minutes take this tray out, rinse your mouth, and rinse the tray with cold water, brush off all the gel, and keep it in the box provided for...