News 2017-09-26T12:38:10+00:00

Oral Health Therapists: Who Are They?

April 9th, 2018|Categories: General Dentistry|Tags: |

Your local dental clinic will have a team of dental professionals working to ensure clients are getting the best possible treatment and advice about oral health care. A team approach across different areas of expertise is how your dental practitioner [...]

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 not [...]

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 or [...]

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 frustrating [...]

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. What [...]

Is Relaxed Sedation Dentistry Safe?

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

A good number of the population have a fear or anxiety of going to see the dentist and oral health therapist. For some, even a simple routine clean can make them feel uneasy. This is called dental anxiety, which [...]

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 [...]

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? Here [...]

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 [...]

World Oral Health Day

March 17th, 2016|Categories: Family Dentistry, General Dentistry, Overall Wellbeing|

World Oral Health Day March 20th is the international day to celebrate World Oral Health Day. This year's theme is 'It all starts here. Healthy mouth. Healthy body'. There is growing research that shows the links between oral disease with other [...]

Where’s the wisdom in keeping your wisdom teeth?

January 5th, 2016|Categories: Dental Procedures|

Where's the wisdom in keeping your wisdom teeth? 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 [...]