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Mar 06

Dental care for people with physical or intellectual disabilities can be challenging. Many people who suffer from a disability find it prohibitively difficult to develop or apply everyday skills such as regular brushing and flossing. This explains why people with disabilities are more likely to develop caries, gingivitis and other periodontal diseases compared to the […]

Mar 06

Periodontal disease is a term that refers to any infections or diseases that affect the gums in your mouth. Insufficient brushing or flossing causes a build-up of plaque between the gums and teeth which, over time, leads to inflammation of the gums. If left untreated, this inflammation can cause the gums and surrounding bone structures […]

Mar 06

In recent years, research into fermented foods has yielded interesting revelations. The most significant of these is that the bacteria found in these foods can have a positive effect on your health. Despite popular opinion to the contrary, not all bacteria is bad for you. In fact, certain bacteria can be essential for maintaining optimal […]

Feb 27

Although an effective treatment option for cancer, chemotherapy can cause a wide range of side effects. Some of these can affect the health of your mouth, which not only results in discomfort but can also cause delay in cancer treatment. Scheduling an appointment with a dentist at a reputable dental clinic such as East Bentleigh […]

Feb 27

Burning Mouth Syndrome is a condition that causes a person to experience a burning sensation in their mouth. The condition has no obvious cause and can be difficult to diagnose. While recommending a treatment can also be difficult, as no specific treatment works effectively for everyone who suffers from the condition, a professional dental clinic […]