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Bruxism: What it is & How it Destroys Your Teeth

September 27th, 2018|Categories: Preventive Dentistry|Tags: |

Affecting 10% of adults & 15% of children, bruxism is a disorder that most people don’t even know that they have until someone else points it out and quite often that someone is the one who lies beside you [...]

Haven’t Been to the Dentist in Years? Here’s What to Expect

August 27th, 2018|Categories: Dental Hygiene|Tags: , |

If you’ve been hiding out from the dentist, we guarantee you certainly are not alone. Many people who haven't been to the dentist in a long while are reluctant to go back because they're embarrassed of their teeth and some [...]

Teeth Whitening: Over-the-Counter vs Professional Treatment

July 4th, 2018|Categories: Cosmetic Dentisty|Tags: |

A walk down the toothpaste aisle will tell you how keen manufacturers are to fulfil everyone's desire for whiter, brighter teeth. From bleaching pens to whitening strips, there's a full range of products that promise to get you closer to [...]

Beat the Pre-Dental Panic with These Essential Oral Health Care Steps

May 24th, 2018|Categories: Dental Hygiene|Tags: |

Looking after your oral and dental health is important to your overall well-being and in making sure you catch any dental and oral health issues early, before they become big issues. To save you from panicking just before your [...]

Early Orthodontics: What’s the Best Age to Take My Child for Braces?

May 24th, 2018|Categories: Pediatric Dentistry|Tags: |

As your child grows and permanent teeth come in, they may experience crowding of the teeth, which can change your child’s smile and facial shape, cause discomfort, or pose trouble with their gums and bite. Below, we’ve answered important [...]

Introducing Dental Implants: What You Need to Know

April 30th, 2018|Categories: Dental Procedures|Tags: |

Dental implants are a permanent, durable, and completely natural-looking solution to missing teeth. When created well, dental implants cannot be distinguished from natural teeth at all. Find out all about dental implants below, from what they are, to who [...]

Sugar vs. Teeth: The What’s What of a Sweet Epidemic

November 29th, 2017|Categories: Preventive Dentistry|Tags: , |

We all know that eating sugary foods adversely affects our teeth and can cause decay. We even teach our children about sugary foods and drinks in order to help their teeth stay healthy. But did you know that it’s [...]

How to Confidently Handle the 5 Most Common Dental Emergencies

November 29th, 2017|Categories: Dental Emergencies|Tags: |

Ouch! Got a pain in your tooth? Don’t take any chances and read on to find out how you can handle 5 of the most common emergencies we encounter here at Coburg Hill Oral Care. Knocked out teeth Broken [...]

Why Do We Need to Have Regular Dental Visits?

November 27th, 2017|Categories: Preventive Dentistry|Tags: , |

Many people are guilty of only visiting a dental professional when they have a problem of some sort. Sometimes it’s a filling that fell out; sometimes it’s a lot more serious and a lot more costly. This can be [...]

What is Cracked Tooth Syndrome? Its Causes and Treatments

November 7th, 2017|Categories: Dental Procedures|Tags: , |

One day you’re chewing your food when suddenly you feel a sharp pain on one of your teeth. While there may be a number of causes, there is a good chance that it’s a case of cracked tooth syndrome. [...]

Getting Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth: Dental Hygiene Made Easy

October 12th, 2017|Categories: Pediatric Dentistry|Tags: |

A national study by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2016) revealed that over 40% of Australian children aged 5-10 years had some form of tooth decay. In fact, preventable hospitalisations from dental conditions is the most common cause [...]

Wise About Wisdom Teeth? Get to Know the ‘Tooth’ About Your Pain

October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Dental Procedures, General Dentistry|Tags: |

Wisdom teeth have been long thought of as a rite-of-passage for many, with pain and removal of teeth on the agenda. However, did you know that wisdom teeth don’t have to be an expensive and painful part of life? [...]

Teeth Whitening: More Than Just a Cosmetic Makeover

August 25th, 2017|Categories: Cosmetic Dentisty|Tags: |

Many people are becoming more and more passionate about having whiter teeth. In the US alone, people are willing to pay top dollar for dental work, and here’s why. According to a survey conducted by the American Academy of [...]

Where’s the wisdom in keeping your wisdom teeth?

January 5th, 2016|Categories: Dental Procedures|

Toothache and pain associated with wisdom teeth remains one of the most common presentations at a dental emergency. The reasons to leave or remove them have been intensely debated by dental practitioners and academics alike. Patient's preference to keep them [...]