Dental Articles

5 Ways to Make Teeth Cleaning More Fun for Kids

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Parents are all too familiar with the uphill battle of trying to get their children to brush their teeth. Kids often see this healthy habit as too much effort or boring. Luckily, there are a few simple tricks and tips for turning the routine of teeth cleaning into a fun…


The Signs Your Wisdom Teeth Are Coming Through

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Whether they cause a little discomfort or a lot of pain, emerging wisdom teeth are never fun. Wisdom teeth are the last ones to break out, and generally don’t make an appearance until your late teens to early twenties. When wisdom teeth grow at odd angles, they can become impacted…


What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

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Does the thought of sipping cold water make you cringe? If the pain of tooth sensitivity is impacting your everyday life, it could be time to seek sensitive teeth treatment.Learn how to identify the symptoms of tooth sensitivity and understand the reasons for sensitive teeth right here.Types of Tooth SensitivityThere…


Whitening Teeth: The Most Effective Methods

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Dull or discoloured teeth making you hide your smile? Teeth whitening can brighten your smile and increase your confidence!Discover the most effective whitening methods to achieve your dream smile. Over-The-Counter Whitening StripsAvailable at your local supermarket or chemist, teeth whitening strips are made of flexible plastic coated in whitening gel that…


Why You Need a Professional Mouthguard for Sport

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Playing regular sport is undoubtedly one of the best ways to maintain an active, healthy lifestyle, make new friends and learn new skills! Despite all of the benefits of playing sports, there are also risks involved with some activities, primarily those that involve high contact. These risks can be minimised,…


What Does Saliva Do?

Have you ever wondered what saliva is and why we produce it? There are a number of reasons why saliva plays an important role in keeping a healthy oral environment!  What is Saliva Made Of? It is mostly made up of water, it also has substances that assist in digesting…


Don’t Be the Fool this April Fools’ Day

The silliest celebration of the year, April Fools’ Day is fast approaching. A light-hearted day for practical jokes and hoaxes to be played on friends and family, you’ll either end up the boastful joker or their lowly victim.If you’ve never tricked someone before, this April Fools’ Day is the perfect…


Keep Your Breath Fresh This Valentine’s Day

Bad breath is a serial mood killer. There’s nothing worse than trying to have a romantic moment with someone special, then realising too late your breath smells exactly like what you had for lunch. In fact, a study by the Australian Dental Association (ADA) found that bad breath (along with…


Don’t End Up in the Dental Chair on National Pizza Day

Did you know? The 9th of February is National Pizza Day, a day set aside to celebrate the delicious Italian dish loved by all from around the world. What better way to show your love for pizza on February the 9th than by munching on the winning combination of cheese,…


How to Maintain Dental Implants

 Whether you’ve had a single dental implant, multiple or even a full dental arch, taking top care of your dental implants is essential for longevity and preventing dental implant infection.  Maintain your new dental implants with the proper home care to ensure they remain healthy and last for life. Maintain Excellent…


Top Signs of Tooth Decay

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Tooth decay is a common ailment that both children and adults are susceptible to. It occurs when filmy plaque (made from bacteria feeding on sugar from foods and drinks, turning it into acid) dissolves the enamel, causing decay to develop. Good oral hygiene is essential for preventing tooth decay from…


How to Relieve Toothaches

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Toothaches can come on quickly and painfully, and be very debilitating. A toothache is normally an indicator of a more serious problem that will require a visit to the dentist to fix. To help manage the pain, there are several effective home remedies that will help ease your toothache before…


How to Ease Dental Anxiety in Children

Going to the dentist is quite a common fear among children. An upcoming appointment can cause anything from a little nervousness to full-blown panic. Dental anxiety in children stems from many different areas; the unusual environment, separation from parents, fear of the equipment or of possible pain. More often than…


What Is Considered A Dental Emergency?

We always think it won’t happen to us. But if you were faced with a dental emergency, would you know what to do? Whether you’ve had a tooth knocked out or you need one pulled as soon as possible, dental emergencies can be stressful and traumatic. That’s why Oasis Dental…


Cheap Dental Work Overseas – You get what you pay for!

Before you make the choice for an overseas dental holiday you might want to consider what’s involved. Is it worth the risk? How far would you travel to visit the dentist? Would you fly overseas? Many people are considering just that, visiting countries such as Thailand and Malaysia looking for…


Three ways cosmetic dentistry can get you smiling again

Is the appearance of your smile getting you down? Do you want to transform you smile, but don’t know where to start? We’ve compiled a list of three ways cosmetic dentistry treatments from Oasis Dental Studio can get you smiling again. 1. Cosmetic dentistry improves your overall health Many aesthetic…


Are you looking for a revolutionary and cost effective way to replace missing teeth?

Dental implants have changed the way we replace our teeth; traditional dentures and bridges have various disadvantages which have been overcome with this revolutionary procedure. Our smile is a key part of our confidence, and losing a tooth may put a dint in this. Furthermore, the gap created by the…


Free Cosmetic Dentistry Consultation!

Are you considering teeth whitening, dental veneers, orthodontics or dental implants? Here at Oasis Dental in Oasis Shopping Centre, Broadbeach, we are offering a free initial cosmetic dental consultation for patients interested in updating their smile. Since integrating state-of-the-art technology into our dental practice, Dr Andrew Firgaira and his team…


Prevent the need for dental treatment down the track

We are experts at keeping your teeth healthy At Oasis Dental Studio in Broadbeach we are committed to helping our patients keep a healthy set of teeth that can last a lifetime. Brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing once daily will help keep your teeth healthy. Despite this, these…


What do you know about Porcelain Veneers?

Living long and prosperous lives with expendable income is quickly becoming a reality for many. The prospect of looking as young and as beautiful on the outside as you feel on the inside can now be achieved with a set of flawless porcelain veneers. It’s no secret! With a few…


The facts about teeth whitening you need to know

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments available today. It can provide one of the quickest, most effective ways to enhance the appearance of your smile. However, there seems to be a plethora of rumours about teeth whitening, so here at Oasis Dental in Broadbeach, we have compiled…


The power of a smile

A smile a day can help improve your mood health and overall happiness…. We understand that many of our patients who are suffering from over exposed gum line tend to hide their smile. This is quite unfortunate given the plethora of benefits associated to a big healthy smile. Don’t let…


Tips on dealing with a dental emergency

If you get a burn or a cut or even sprain your ankle; generally, you know what to do.  However, what if the emergency is actually in your mouth?  Most people don’t know what to do in a dental emergency, and are not aware of even the most basic dental…


What parents should know about child tooth decay

Your child could potentially showing signs of early childhood tooth decay, by noticing discolouration of their front teeth, avoiding solid foods and suffering from minimal sleep. Dental caries is the the most common infectious disease in children, dental caries is the breakdown of teeth caused by the activities of bacteria…

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