Sensetive tooth – What to do

Do you have sensitive teeth?   Do you feel pain when you have  ice cream or hot coffee? Is brushing and flossing painful for you? If the answer is YES, you may have sensitive teeth. Dental Sensitivity is a common problem , Do Not Worry but lets see what can be done about it!   Many factors are involved to make your teeth more sensitive:   Exposed Tooth Root (due to brushing hard, Gum recession) Gum disease Worn fillings Worn Tooth Enamel Tooth Decay Cracked Tooth   A strong layer of enamel protects the crowns of the teeth. Another layer which […]

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Root Canal Treatment, Painful or not

Root Canal: A solution to save your damaged tooth and your natural smile! What is a Root Canal? This procedure is used to save the tooth which has an infection or dead pulp to stop increasing the infection. You will need a root canal if the infection has spread from an existing untreated cavity or/and gum to the pulp of the tooth. Pulp of the tooth is basically heart of the tooth where the blood vessels and nerves are. If pulp of the tooth is infected there is no way of saving the tooth unless you undergo root canal treatment. […]

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Fissure Sealants

Dental Sealants, main keys to save your teeth! Children’s health is always an important issue for their parents and having healthy good teeth is necessary for your child’s well-being. It is important to pay attention to the baby teeth of your child and take care of their permanent teeth for them to have a long healthy journey as they grow up.   The risk of tooth decay for children It is a surprising fact that about 40 percent of children get dental cavities by the time they turn six. There are many factors causing this problem such as inappropriate oral […]

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Gum Recession

What can you do for your gum recession? Gum recession is a problem with gingiva or gum which happens when the gum lowers the position on the tooth and as a result having the naked root of tooth exposed. This problem does not depend on  age only and happens slowly and gradually.   It is not possible to stop all the gum recession   Causes of Gum Recession:  1.Genetics Generally, there are many reasons causing the gum recession which include genetics. As an example some people have weak gums and When there is not enough Jaw bone to mask the […]

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What is a Porcelain Veneer

  Porcelain veneer is the best option for alteration of the position, shape, size and colour of the tooth. This treatment requires some tooth preparation such as reduction which makes it an easier way comparing to the crown which needs a bigger portion of tooth structure for removing. Veneer is a thin layer which is made of dental restorative material such as porcelain and replaces the enamel of the tooth. Dental porcelain is a way in dentistry for creation of crowns and bridges. Dental porcelains are made for the best imitations of tooth with resemblance of tooth enamel.At Gorgeous Smiles […]

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Mouth-breathing

Stop mouth-breathing, the unhealthy habit!       Well , all of us do breathing without thinking about how to do it. However, there are many unhealthy ways that people use for breathing which are surprising! Breathing with your mouth instead of your nose causes lots of health and hygienic issues. It’s essential to have a healthy breathing habit from early years of life. Because your mouth health is important for us, we are going to inform you from mouth breathing effects on children and how this habit can be changed. Why is mouth-breathing a bad habit for kids? Mouth-breathing […]

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Oral Hygiene Instructions

If you are looking forward to have healthy teeth you should brush and floss them at least twice a day and planning a regular dental appointments every six month. Today we have some good advices for you here and they are listed as below: CHANGE YOUR TOOTHBRUSH REGULARLY: One of the easiest and also smartest ways to keep your teeth healthy is to change your toothbrush more often. There is another reason beyond the bristles fraying and that is ;a lot of bacteria will trap on the bristles of our toothbrush after brushing. Make sure to store the toothbrush upright […]

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Four Ways Smiling Improves Our Health

Smiling as a work out? We all heard that old expressions that :  it takes more muscles to frown than to smile,so you should smile to conserve energy! This is not true as It takes a minimum of ten muscles to smile but only a minimum of six to frown. The true expression should be “smile to burn calories”but smiling does much more for your health than just a wor-out for your face. Here is four ways smiling benefits your overall health:   1.Reduces Pain Smiling will cause release of Endorphin, Which is our bodie’s “Happy Hormone”.Endorphin will work as a natural […]

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Swimmer’s Ear or shall we say Swimmer’s Tooth

  Have you ever experienced extra sensitivity with your teeth after a swim at the pool?Have you ever wonder what is it about water that can make your teeth sensitive? although it usually happens after a lot of swimming to notice the sensitivity. Chlorine: Good For Sanitation, Bad For Teeth Chlorine in the water will protect our body from germs that can harm us in the water but if the water’s Ph is not regulated it can easily become acidic and harm our teeth.The Ph of a pool that is carefully regulated shall be 7.2-7.8 .   Swimmer’s Calculus: A […]

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Zoom Teeth Whitening at Gorgeous Smiles-Melbourne CBD

Are you thinking of having your teeth whitened and you are not sure what would be best for you? At Gorgeous Smiles , Melbourne’s State of the Art Cosmetic Dental Clinic in the CBD we do Zoom teeth whitening.   Gorgeous Smiles offers several Teeth Whitening options, to read more about the treatment options and costs go HERE. We are proud of our patient satisfaction rate and being a provider for Melbourne’s popular fashion bloggers and models! Our recent visitors Chloe and Paige have been kind enough to share their experience with us in a video:     Chloe is our […]

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