Dental and Oral Health Archives - Corinna Dental Group

Good Oral Health- Flossing

Bacteria in the mouth can hide in those tight and narrow gaps between the teeth: the areas a toothbrush can’t reach.  It is very important to clean these areas, and one effective way to do this is by flossing. There is a learning curve to the process because floss can be fiddly stuff. You might …Read More

Diabetes and Oral Health Care

Diabetes is a complex condition that can affect the whole body—including the mouth. Diabetics can have high glucose levels in their saliva and this enables the bacteria in the mouth to thrive, causing thick layers of plaque to grow on the teeth. Resistance to infection may be low in people with diabetes. This puts the …Read More

Post Natal Care and Dental Health

It’s important to maintain good oral health during pregnancy. It is just as important to look after your teeth once your newborn arrives. If you experienced gum problems due to hormonal changes during pregnancy, or if you didn’t manage to see your dentist whilst expecting, a dental checkup must be a priority (as well as …Read More

New Season, New Toothbrush

It’s a new season, and dentists and dental hygienists across Australia are reminding their patients and communities that it’s time to retire their current toothbrush and to replace it with a new one. Have you ever wondered about the rationale behind the ‘New Season, New Toothbrush’ message? Does it really apply to everyone? And what …Read More

Australian Dental Health Week 2016

It’s Dental Health Week 2016! This important national health observance is coordinated by the Australian Dental Association and runs in the first full week of August each year. This year it runs from today, Monday August 1 to Sunday August 7. The aim of the week is to educate Australians about the importance of maintaining …Read More

30 Corinna Dental-Approved Tooth-Friendly After-School Snacks

It can be really difficult to know what to give hungry kids to eat after school. We know that they need something nourishing, and something that will keep them going until dinner time. But we’ve got another criterion that we think is really important, and it’s probably something that’s frequently overlooked by many of us. …Read More

New Year, Healthy Teeth

It’s a brand new year! The end of the year often triggers us to think about what happened in the year just gone. This is often accompanied by a desire to make some changes in the new year. It’s no surprise that New Year’s Resolutions are frequently focused on improving various aspects of our health. …Read More

Healthy Christmas Goodies and Gifts

When you think of Christmas, what sorts of things come to mind? Family and friends? Church and community? Gifts large and small? Decorations and trees? Christmas music? Credit card bills? For many Canberrans, a big part of Christmas every year is the special foods we prepare and share.

Wedding Smile Tip: Begin With Healthy Teeth And Gums

This is an excerpt from our special report, “A Canberra Bride’s Guide To A Beautiful Wedding Smiles”. Download the complete report here. It’s important to visit your dentist regularly to have your teeth, gums and mouth examined. This is the backbone of preventive dentistry, and one of the keys to enjoying lifelong good oral health. …Read More

Sugar- Perhaps It’s Not So Sweet

Sugar – sucrose, maltose, corn syrup,honey – these are just some of the names it can be called! Specific health issues and how they relate to this substance is very much on the agenda at the moment in popular media in Australia as well as in other countries like America and the UK. However, opinions about the impact …Read More