Dental Anxiety & Your Options

The following article about dental anxiety has been written by Perth psychologist Rebecca Glorrie. Rebecca is a registered psychologist and qualified Gestalt Therapist.  What symptoms define dental anxiety? Does the mere mention of the word ‘dentist’ make you feel faint? Do needles, drills and other dental equipment trigger anxiety symptoms such as an increase in heart rate

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Invisalign vs Braces: What is The Difference?

When researching how to get straighter teeth it can be hard to know what the different options are and which is best suited to you. Two common options to choose from are whether to get traditional braces or Invisalign. But what exactly is the difference between the two? Up until fairly recently, braces have been

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Teeth Whitening: What You Need to Know

With summer coming up, teeth whitening can be a great option to achieve a more dazzling smile for special events and to give you more confidence by reducing discolouration. There a variety of options available to whiten your teeth which are customised to suit your teeth and personal needs. With so many different products and

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How to Speed Up Wisdom Teeth Extraction Recovery

Wisdom teeth will often start developing in your teenage years or early twenties. For some people, they may not cause problems. However, for many people, wisdom tooth removal is necessary, as they can lead to issues such as overcrowding or impacting as the roots develop. As wisdom tooth extraction is a form of major surgery, it is normal for pain, swelling, and discomfort after the

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Why Do My Teeth Feel Sensitive?

Does the thought of biting into a cold ice-cream send shivers up your spine? You may find your teeth feeling sensitive or painful after hot or cold food and drinks, after eating certain foods and sugary sweets, or even from being exposed to cold air. Tooth sensitivity usually occurs when the outer layer of enamel

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Why Stress is Bad for Your Teeth

Whether from deadlines, financial troubles, arguments or work issues, for many of us, stress is a part of our daily lives. But have you considered how your stress may be impacting your oral health?  Bruxism (teeth grinding) There are a number of factors that can cause teeth grinding, with stress being one of the most

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