192017May
Why You Should Use An Electric Toothbrush

Why You Should Use An Electric Toothbrush

One of the most important oral hygiene tips we can give you is to brush your teeth twice a day. This helps to prevent bacteria from building up and therefore helps you stave off the threat of gum disease. But did you know the type of toothbrush you use can make a huge difference too?…

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252016Oct
Why you should visit our Professional Dental Hygienists every 6 months

Why you should visit our Professional Dental Hygienists every 6 months

Sunshine Coast Smile Centre employs two professional dental hygienists that have over 30 combined years of experience. Lisa is our Oral Health Therapist. Dual trained as both a dental hygienist and dental therapist she possesses up-to-date clinical knowledge obtained through both formal and also informal professional development. Sophie is our dental hygienist and has been…

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222016Jul
The importance of Our Dental Hygienists

The importance of Our Dental Hygienists

Our dental hygienists play a crucial role in promoting the health of our patient’s teeth, gums and overall well being. Many of our patients who have regular 6 month consults with either Sophie or Lisa enjoy the benefits of good oral health. Our dental hygienists are vital members of our team. They provide bespoke oral…

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292016Jun
8 Great Ways to Keep Your Breath Fresh

8 Great Ways to Keep Your Breath Fresh

Keeping your breath fresh is an issue many people suffer from. Infact Halitosis is believed to be the third most common reason to visit a dentist after tooth decay and periodontal disease and it certainly is no laughing matter. A common affliction, bad breath, as it is better known, is characterised by unpleasant odours being…

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262014Sep
Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

The link between Diabetes and Your Oral Health is something we can’t stress enough at Sunshine Coast Smile Centre. Diabetes is a common disease which affects almost 1.5 million people in Australia. It is a serious condition where either not enough insulin is produced or the cells do not respond to it properly. This results…

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122014May
The Downfalls of Smoking on your Mouth

The Downfalls of Smoking on your Mouth

The Downfalls of Smoking on your Mouth have been well documented. Smoking is a prominent, contributing factor to the development of lung and throat cancer, as well as to cardiovascular disease. But did you know the habit also plays a starring role in initiating mouth cancer as well? Infact according to the Australian government’s ‘Quit…

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182014Mar

Oral Hygiene Tips

Having your teeth professionally cleaned to remove the build-up of plaque from your tooth’s surface and below your gum-line will help prevent gum disease and bad breath, a common symptom of poor oral care. In addition following these simple Oral Hygiene Tips will also help too. Oral Hygiene Tips The team from Sunshine Coast Smile…

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122014Mar

Gum Health

We get many calls from people on the Sunshine Coast who are concerned about their Gum Health. Healthy gums are pale pink, firm and look speckled. If yours doesn’t look like this it is well worth contacting us to make an appointment. Poor gum health can lead to Gingivitis, which is the condition when the…

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