Root Canal Treatment Part 1: What Is It For?

Root Canal Treatment Part 1: What Is It For?

A root canal is a treatment that is often misunderstood. People associate it with fear and pain, but this is often far from the truth. A root canal treatment is performed to save a badly infected or decayed tooth. With modern dentistry, root canal treatments should be...
Have Healthy White Teeth for Life: 5 Oral Care Tips

Have Healthy White Teeth for Life: 5 Oral Care Tips

Everyone wants healthy, white teeth. Apart from improving your confidence, good oral health contributes significantly to your overall health and wellbeing. Luckily, achieving and maintaining healthy white teeth is an attainable goal. At Beaches Dental Mona Vale, we...
Children’s Oral Health: Why Parents are a Big Influence

Children’s Oral Health: Why Parents are a Big Influence

Raising a child can be hard – there are a million things to worry about, from head lice to bruised knees, and everything in between. If you can begin caring for your children’s oral health right from the very start, it can make life a whole lot easier as...
The Importance of Replacing Your Toothbrush Every Now and Then

The Importance of Replacing Your Toothbrush Every Now and Then

When was the last time you replaced your toothbrush? If you can’t remember, the chances are you’re due for a new one. We often neglect or forget to change our toothbrushes, but it is really important for our oral health. Changing your toothbrush regularly ensures you...
What Is A Dental Filling And When Do I Need One?

What Is A Dental Filling And When Do I Need One?

Dental fillings are one of the most common dental procedures. They are used to treat tooth decay by filling holes known as cavities or areas of missing teeth. Cavities can cause pain, sensitivity and only get worse over time. A dental filling is a relatively quick and...
Children’s Tooth Decay: Causes and Treatment Options

Children’s Tooth Decay: Causes and Treatment Options

Cavities (aka tooth decay) are fairly common in young children. With 4 in 10 non-indigenous and 6 in 10 indigenous kids having holes in their baby teeth. This is because children can be at greater risk of tooth decay than adults. The enamel (tough outer layer) is much...