General Dentistry

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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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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5 Remedies for Your Toothache

We’ve all been there—whether it comes on in an instant or slowly creeps up on us, a toothache is no fun to deal with. Typically caused by decay, receding gums or even a broken or loose filling, it’s important that the root cause of your toothache is addressed—making a visit to our practice a priority.

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Overcoming Dental Fear and Anxiety

Dental anxiety refers to the stress, fear and anxiety people may experience when going to the dentist. It can lead to avoiding regular checkups, holding off on necessary treatment or just not seeking dental health care in general or ever. Dental anxiety can affect anyone at any age, and is relatively common. A Superior Smiles,

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