Periodontist vs Orthodontist – Who You Should See First

Periodontist vs Orthodontist – Who You Should See First

Specialist dentistry can be confusing for the average person. A specialist is a dentist with at least two years of experience, followed by at least three years of postgraduate study. In Western Australia, dentists complete their three years of post-grad full-time...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Eating with Invisalign

The Do’s and Don’ts of Eating with Invisalign

Knowing what you should and shouldn’t do when it comes to eating and Invisalign can make a difference. Follow the simple rules to help contribute to a hassle-free Invisalign journey with an ideal outcome. 6 Do’s of Eating with Invisalign Your orthodontist is likely to...

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Should you Use Fluoridated or Non-Fluoridated Toothpaste?

Should you Use Fluoridated or Non-Fluoridated Toothpaste?

Few minerals are as controversial as fluoride. For decades, people worldwide have questioned whether we should be using it as a necessary ingredient in toothpaste. So, should we be using fluoridated toothpaste, or should we opt for non-fluoridated products? What is...

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Which Problems Should be Treated Early?

Which Problems Should be Treated Early?

In orthodontics, it’s never too late for adults to start treatment. An experienced orthodontist can treat any problem at any age. But when it comes to children, there are definite advantages to starting earlier rather than later for some dental issues. These include a...

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Flossing with Braces – How to Floss When you Have Braces

Flossing with Braces – How to Floss When you Have Braces

Flossing with braces may seem an impossible task at first. But with practice it soon becomes second nature and an extension of brushing your teeth. Why is Flossing So Important? You might wonder how a small piece of floss can make much difference to your oral health....

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Swollen Gums with Braces – Should I Be Concerned?

Swollen Gums with Braces – Should I Be Concerned?

If you have braces and you notice your gums are puffy or swollen, it’s worth getting it checked out. However, not all swollen gums are a sign that something is wrong. Many orthodontic patients experience minor gum issues that end up being nothing to worry about. But...

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Caring for Your Invisalign Aligners During Flu Season

Caring for Your Invisalign Aligners During Flu Season

Caring for your Invisalign aligners during flu season doesn’t usually cross a patient’s mind unless they become ill. While those with traditional braces don’t have many steps they need to add to their usual wellness routine during this time of year, those with...

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Retainer Options Following Orthodontic Treatment

Retainer Options Following Orthodontic Treatment

The time has FINALLY come! You’re ready to get your braces removed and show off your perfect new smile. Now is the time to consider your retainer options. Retainers are necessary as long as you want to keep your completed smile looking perfect. What are Retainers?...

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