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Numb lip after a root canal? Are you experiencing pain after tooth extraction? Does oil provide real oral health boost? Be more educated by reading our dental advice blogs.

Numb Lip After Root Canal

On October 18th I had I root canal.  The procedure went well, no pain or any side effects.  On October 24th, I had the temporary filling replaced with a permanent filling on the same tooth and again everything went great, no pain or side effects.  On the morning of November 11th, I woke up with [...]

By | April 13th, 2016|Dental Advice, Dental FAQ|Comments Off on Numb Lip After Root Canal

Pain After Extraction

I had my lower wisdom teeth out last Tuesday (well as near out as they could do as they were pointing inwards and he had to leave a bit of both in). I got an infection after 2 days and was given antibiotics. I have 1 day left of these and am concerned as the tooth [...]

By | April 11th, 2016|Dental Advice, Dental FAQ|Comments Off on Pain After Extraction

Oil Pulling: An Icky Fad or Real Oral Health Boost?

Picture yourself on a typical morning. You stumble into the kitchen half asleep, get your coffee or tea brewing, pop some bread in the toaster or some cereal in a bowl, grab oil from the cupboard and start gargling it in your mouth…Wait, what? Yep, that’s right. Swishing oil in the mouth, or oil pulling, [...]

By | April 8th, 2016|Cosmetic Dentist North Sydney, Cosmetic Dentist Sydney, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Advice, Dental FAQ|Comments Off on Oil Pulling: An Icky Fad or Real Oral Health Boost?

Smoking and Dry Socket?

How does smoking cause dry socket? Whats the pathogenesis? Is it a lack of oxygen that causes the problem? Smoking can cause dry socket, a painful condition when a blood clot dislodges after a tooth extraction. The sucking motion of cigarette smoking can pull the clot from the hole in your gum. Also, the chemicals [...]

By | April 3rd, 2016|Dental Advice, Dental FAQ|Comments Off on Smoking and Dry Socket?

Bridge or Implant?

I have had a 2cm abcess on the top left hand side quadrant of my teeth, went to the dentisit with a toothache and after xray was told i have a massive infection on tooth 26/25.  I was referred to a specialist as both of these teeth are already crowned.  the specalist told me that [...]

By | April 1st, 2016|Cosmetic Dentist North Sydney, Cosmetic Dentist Sydney, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Advice, Dental bridges, Dental Implants|Comments Off on Bridge or Implant?

Mouth Cancer?

 I found a lump under my tongue about a month ago on the floor of my mouth and since then they have gotten bigger and there are more. It isn't painful, just a nuisance and I'm wondering if I should be worried whether it could be mouth cancer?    Any lumps or bumps found in [...]

By | March 30th, 2016|Dental Advice, Dental FAQ|Comments Off on Mouth Cancer?

What’s a Smile Worth?

Look around you while you sit in morning peak-hour traffic or stand in line at your favourite coffee shop, and you’d think the fun police just enacted a law banning smiling. Whatever the reason for the stony faces (and there are many before the working day starts), it’s a shame so many of us look [...]

By | March 28th, 2016|Cosmetic Dentist North Sydney, Cosmetic Dentist Sydney, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Advice, Smile Dentist|Comments Off on What’s a Smile Worth?

Wisdom Tooth Pain

I've been having severe pain along my teeth/jaw/cheek, really can't tell where it originates from right now. The pain as been coming and going for years, but always persists for further extended periods, becoming more excruciating and intolerable each time. My cheek seems swollen, eyes are dull, and ear are hurting from it now too. [...]

By | March 25th, 2016|Dental Advice, Dental FAQ|Comments Off on Wisdom Tooth Pain

Is dental bonding for me?

Do you have stained, cracked, chipped or gappy teeth? If so, you may be interested in undergoing what is known as a dental bonding procedure. Basically, dental bonding is the process of applying shall-like laminates on your teeth to hide the dental imperfections. Otherwise known as dental veneers, the treatment is increasingly popular with patients [...]

By | March 23rd, 2016|Cosmetic Dentist North Sydney, Dental Advice, Porcelain Veneers|Comments Off on Is dental bonding for me?

5 year old with an overbite

My 5 year old son has a overbite. At what age should corrective measures be taken and what is the best method?  Generally speaking orthodontic treatment starts around the age of seven at the earliest, although it depends the dental age rather than the actual age of your son. An opinion from your dentist or orthodontist is your [...]

By | March 23rd, 2016|Cosmetic Dentist North Sydney, Cosmetic Dentist Sydney, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Advice, Dental FAQ|Comments Off on 5 year old with an overbite