Sleep apnoea is a common sleep disorder that affects many Australians. It is a condition that can have serious health implications, yet often goes undiagnosed. Whilst people do associate sleep apnoea with negative impacts on general health, the link between this condition and oral health is often overlooked.Read More
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A question we get asked a lot is, “can teeth be straightened at any age?”. The good news is, getting straight teeth is possible for children and adults alike. There is no real age limit for receiving orthodontic treatment.Read More
Few people look forward to receiving dental treatment, whether it be a dental filling, root canal therapy or tooth extraction. Luckily, maintaining a good oral health regime and regular dental check-ups are great ways of reducing the likelihood of your need for complex dental treatment. However, if you find yourself needing complex dental treatment, being prepared can help you in many ways.Read More
Are you unhappy with your smile? Do you have teeth that are discoloured, cracked, chipped, crooked or missing?
At Dental on York, we have helped many patients achieve their dream smile through a smile makeover. This is a personalised treatment plan that may consist of one or several cosmetic dental treatments. In this article, we discuss what some of these techniques are, and how we can help you achieve your dream smile.Read More
Diabetes is an Australian health epidemic. Currently, 1.7 million Australians have been diagnosed with all types of diabetes, and an estimated 500,000 more living with the condition undiagnosed. Several studies have found dramatic correlations between oral health problems and diabetes, such as gingivitis and periodontitis, delayed mucosal wound healing, dental caries (cavities), mucosal neuro-sensory disorders and tooth loss. Diabetics who have poor oral health can in turn exacerbate their diabetes.Read More
In this article we will answer two often asked questions or in many cases fears, that women have about visiting a dentist during their pregnancy.
- Is dental anaesthesia safe during pregnancy?
- Are dental X-rays safe during pregnancy?
For reasons that we cover in this article and for other reasons we cover in articles on the topic of pregnancy and oral health on this website, it is important that as soon as a woman discovers she is pregnant, her health care providers should assess the woman’s oral health.Read More