It’s a beautiful time of year to celebrate, relax, travel and enjoy the best parts of life, but unfortunately it can be unlucky for some. Toothache Ruin Your Holiday! Toothache doesn’t always respect our holiday plan; be it Maroochydore Sunshine Coast; Snow in Japan or Outback Australia – it almost seems like it waits forread more
This list of blog posts by Sunshine Coast Smile Centre is all about Preventive Dentistry.
All preventive dentistry 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.
Good Food for Healthy Teeth Some foods and drinks are magic for supporting healthy teeth and saliva. Anything that helps to reduce acids and is low in sugar tends to help our teeth, like these wonderful snacks… Questionable Food for Healthy Teeth Some foods and drinks that are healthy can work against us if weread more
Do you often wake up with a dull headache or a sore jaw? Do you sometimes find yourself clenching your teeth? You may not realise that you have a condition called ‘bruxism’, a habit of Teeth Grinding. Many people are unaware of their habit of Teeth Grinding because they do it while they sleep. Bruxism often occursread more
Good Dietary Advice is essential. Your diet not only plays a part in nourishing your body but also in the health of your teeth and gums. If you lack certain nutrients, you may be susceptible to mouth infections or tooth decay. Many researchers also believe that there is a link between poor nutrition and theread more
At Sunshine Coast Smile Centre we utilise advanced technology in the course of your treatment. Utilising dental x rays enables us to obtain important information, which is then used in planning your treatment. Dental x-rays show the condition of your teeth, roots, jaw placement and the overall composition of your facial structure. Dental x-rays are invaluable forread more
Composite Fillings Although amalgam has a successful history, it has always detracted from white teeth and a beautiful smile. Composite fillings consist of a resin matrix and finely ground glass-like particles mixed to a paste consistency to produce a tooth-coloured restoration which can match your natural teeth perfectly. Composite fillings have excellent durability and resistance to fracture inread more
Regular dental check ups keep you in the best possible dental health as any problems can be detected and treated early. We provide friendly, efficient dentist check up services at our clinic in Cotton Tree on the Sunshine Coast. Professional cleaning on a 6 monthly basis is also recommended. It is during these regular hygieneread more
About Fluoride Fluoride is a safe mineral compound found naturally in water, the air we breathe and many different kinds of foods. It is one of the most beneficial elements for children’s developing teeth and maintaining the health of adult teeth. Many states and territories in Australia including on the Sunshine Coast and Queensland, add itread more
Tooth decay is something that affects many people in Australia regardless of their age.It is caused by your tooth enamel, (the hard, outer layer of your teeth) being eroded and destroyed by plaque.During the course of your day a sticky film of bacteria, more commonly known as plaque, constantly forms on your teeth.It is accentuatedread more
One of the most common yet embarrassing oral health conditions is bad breath, or as it is clinically called, halitosis. People of all ages suffer with bad breath at various times throughout their life. However for the large majority of these people it is only temporary condition, usually caused by foods such as onions, garlicread more