The ultimate toothpaste guide dentist nambour

The Ultimate Toothpaste Guide

The ultimate toothpaste guide dentist nambourChoosing the right toothpaste can be confusing with so many types and flavours on the market today. The shelves in the dental hygiene aisle at stores are filled with a variety of dental care products. The large selections make it overwhelming to choose the best product that suits your needs.

At Smiles Nambour our normal response to questions about toothpaste is: “As long as it contains fluoride it all comes down to your preference and personal needs.”

Keeping Your Gums In Tip-Top Shape - nambour dentist

Keeping Your Gums In Tip-Top Shape

Keeping Your Gums In Tip-Top Shape - nambour dentistAny kind of gum disease is a threat to your oral health and overall health. Bacterial diseases such as gum disease have been linked to larger diseases and illnesses including, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and even cancer. Estimates are that at least 20% of Australians have at least moderate gum disease.

This is why Smiles Nambour works with our patients to halt, reverse, and treat gum disease at all stages.

Because gum disease can damage your oral and general health, detecting it early is a key step to treating it. With every checkup, we look for early warning signs to ensure your maximum dental and general health.

What Are The Stages Of Gum Disease?

Most commonly, gum disease is first revealed while it is still gingivitis, through bleeding gums while you are brushing or flossing your teeth. This is a symptom of gum inflammation. Other symptoms include swollen, tender, or red gum tissue. Unfortunately, these symptoms can be very subtle, which is one reason dental checkup every six months are so key to your health.

5 New Year Resolutions For Dental Health Success

5 New Year Resolutions For Dental Health Success

5 New Year Resolutions For Dental Health SuccessThe tradition of making New Year’s resolutions started with the Babylonians 4000 years ago. The Babylonian New Year was at the planting of new crops, and the most common resolution was to return borrowed farm equipment.

Today, not many of us make that resolution, but there is something about the turning of the New Year that makes it a logical time for a fresh start. Today our most common resolutions revolve around health issues such as losing weight, exercising more, or eating better.

At Smiles Nambour we’d like to remind you that dental health resolutions are also great for general, and recommend the following resolutions for your new year.

Things to be Resolute About

  1. Schedule dentist visits. Sometimes it is easy to put off dental care – other important things arise in your life, you need to save money, sometimes you just forget. But don’t! Your dentist helps you keep your teeth clean, gums healthy, and smile bright.

Keeping The Holidays Joyous Tips for Oral Health

Keeping The Holidays Joyous: Tips for Oral Health

Keeping The Holidays Joyous Tips for Oral HealthDuring the holidays most of us are filled with joy and excitement for the events of the season. Parties abound, and these celebrations normally feature lots of appetizing food and beverages.

It’s hard not to enjoy the delicious food, sweet treats, and syrupy drinks. But as you celebrate, the sugars you are taking in could be wreaking havoc on your teeth.

Most of us know how detrimental sugar is to teeth but during holidays your oral health can slip your mind. Don’t let it! At Smiles Nambour, we are committed to helping you do everything necessary for great dental health!