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?read more
This list of blog posts by Sunshine Coast Smile Centre are all about Dental Hygiene.
All dentistry work is performed in-house at our Cotton Tree practice which is based on the corner of the Esplanade and Second Avenue.
It is performed by a skilled team of three dentists who together have over 60 years experience of doing these procedures.
We have previously written about why you should visit our dental hygiene professional every 6 months. However what we didn’t really go in to was the financial incentives for doing so. In our experience many people do not avail of the opportunity to see our dental hygienist on a regular basis simply because theyread more
Sunshine Coast Smile Centre employs two professional dental hygienists that have over 15 combined years of experience. Suzanna 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. Our dental hygienist Felicia joined the team atread more
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 Suzanna or Felicia enjoy the benefits of good oral health. Our dental hygienists are vital members of our team. They help their patientsread more
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 released fromread more
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.read more
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 ‘Quitread more
Top Dental 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. Oralread more
Maintaining 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 theread more