Five quick fixes for bad breath

Five quick fixes for bad breath

There’s nothing good about bad breath. If you are aware of it then it can restrict the way you interact with other people. If you are unaware of it, it can cause people to avoid or limit face-to-face conversations with you. Persistent bad breath can be a sign of serious health issues and should be… Continue Reading

How to manage sleep apnoea

How to manage sleep apnoea

Men and women in the 55-plus age bracket can often suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). It usually presents as chronic snoring, headaches and feeling of lethargy. It’s often just dismissed as a side effect of getting older and it can certainly be that. But if tiredness and lack of sleep is a result of… Continue Reading

Debunking the myths of adult orthodontics

Debunking the myths of adult orthodontics

If you’re anything near my vintage then chances are, when you were a kid, a significant number of your friends and family had orthodontics. But orthodontics isn’t just something for kids anymore. Adult orthodontics offers effective treatments for everyone. Teeth can be moved at any age. And orthodontics—which aid the treatment of irregularities in the… Continue Reading

The role for dads in kids oral health

The role for dads in kids oral health

Often the job of ‘teeth cleaning enforcer’ falls to Mum. But it’s important for dads to take an active role in encouraging kids oral health. Children form their dental hygiene habits at an early age. This can set them up for a lot less time spent in the dentists’ chair as adults. Instead of making… Continue Reading

Preparing oral health for travel

Preparing oral health for travel

Preparing oral health for travel overseas should be as much a part of your pre-trip checklist as checking your passport and booking the pet-sitter. A chipped tooth or crippling tooth pain easily rates alongside communication breakdowns or missed connections as some of the more trying of travel experiences. But while good oral health maintenance is… Continue Reading