Health

Do Bad Genes Cause Bad Teeth?

You may attribute your height, skin colour, dimples and freckles to genetics. But can you blame genes for bad teeth? Tooth decay is one of the most common health problems among adults. In Australia, for example, 3 in every 10 adults, aged 25-44, had untreated [Read More]

Acid Attack: Managing Tooth Enamel Erosion

Enamel is the mineralised substance that covers the outer layer of the teeth. It is the hardest substance in the body, and is50 per cent as scratch resistant as diamond. This semi-translucent layer is responsible for protecting the teeth from wear and tear caused by [Read More]

Dealing with Pre-Surgery Stress and Anxiety

The very sight of white linen and the thought of wearing an operating gown is more than enough to make you cringe. Fear, in every sense of the word, causes stress and anxiety, which are not going to be helpful during your surgery. As someone [Read More]