Australian Dental Journal Archives - Corinna Dental Group

Body Piercing and Dental Health

Body piercing is becoming more and more popular, especially among young people. Types of body piercing that is thought to have destructive effects on the teeth, gums, tongue and lining of the mouth are Lip and Tongue Piercing. Dr A. Plessas, who is a dentist in private practice in Kielbirnie, North Ayrshire, Scotland and Dr …Read More

Dental X-rays And How Dentists Must Act To Minimise Radiation Risks

The Australian Dental Journal’s March Supplement (ADJ 2012; 57: (1 Suppl): 2-8 ) contained an article titled “Update on the biological effects of ionizing radiation, relative dose factors and radiation hygiene”. The authors of the  article were SC White and SM Mallya, both from the Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, School of Dentistry, The …Read More