oral health Archives - Corinna Dental Group

FAQ#9: Does Teeth Whitening Work For Everyone?

Despite the many strong advertising messages which suggest otherwise, not everyone’s teeth are suitable for whitening. Some teeth are too deeply stained, or are otherwise resistant to the effects of whitening gels. Other teeth may whiten a little, but fail to achieve the individual’s full expectations.

Expectant Mums And Oral Health

Pregnancy is very important time to take extra good care of your oral health. This is because the hormonal changes that occur during this time can make teeth and gums more susceptible to disease. Mothers-to-be need to maintain a good oral health routine as well as continue with regular dental check-ups to ensure their teeth and gums remain healthy …Read More

Sugar, Your Health And Your Teeth

What do we believe when it comes to sugar and our health? There are so many theories currently circulating in health circles, it’s hard to know what to believe! The one thing experts do agree on is that we need to limit the amount of sugar in our diets.

Identifying Hidden Sugars: Isn’t There A Simpler Way?

Most Australians would be familiar with the Heart Foundation Tick system that provides consumers with a quick way of spotting which products are low fat foods. While there is some debate as to how helpful this information really is (because foods given the ‘tick’ often turn out to have a very high sugar content), it’s clear that …Read More

Will Halitosis Spoil Your Valentine’s Day?

Love it or loathe it, February 14 is St Valentine’s Day. Some of us would consider this to be a purely commercial venture, designed to fill the retail void between Christmas and Easter. The Romantics amongst us might disagree, and defend the day as one worth celebrating and spending somewhere special with their significant other. …Read More

Interview With Dr Chris Hardwicke: Our Practice, People and Philosophies

  Corinna Dental Group has been a part of the dental landscape in Canberra for many years. Dr. Jim Granger opened the premises in about 1973 in Corinna Chambers in Corinna Street. Dr Chris Hardwicke joined the practice in 1989. Both dentists worked together for a couple of years before Dr Hardwicke bought the practice from Dr Granger. …Read More

Teeth and Longevity

Could having healthy teeth increase your odds of living longer? A recent study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, looked into the oral health of 73 centenarians and their offspring. In the study, this information was compared with a group sample of children born at the same time as the centenarians, but …Read More

Reducing Cancer Risk in Men

According to 2010 statistics of Cancer Australia, more than half of newly discovered cancer cases occurred in men. The most commonly diagnosed cancers were prostate cancer, bowel cancer, and lung cancer.

The Oral Health Connection: Asthma and Oral Health

It’s World Asthma Day today. It’s a condition that’s familiar to many Canberra families: in fact, there are around 2.3 million Australians who experience asthma on a regular or occasional basis.

Dental Care For Children With Autism

Today is Autism Awareness Day. Autism is a developmental disability that is characterised by difficulties in social interaction. Some individuals with Autism are able to live independent lives whilst some have accompanying learning abilities and may need assistance and support. In 2009 an estimated 64,600 Australians had Autism according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.