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Aug 19

Anaemia is a blood disorder characterised by a low red blood cell count and a lack of haemoglobin in the red blood cells. An iron-rich protein that gives blood its red colour, haemoglobin helps red blood cells carry oxygen throughout the body. With anaemia, your body may fail to get an adequate supply of oxygen-rich […]

Aug 17

Sinusitis is a common affliction where the sinus tissues in the skull become inflamed and swollen. This is typically caused by infections and allergies such as hay fever and the common cold. Symptoms can include congestion, watery eyes, headache, fatigue, coughing, fever, and even toothaches. A sinus toothache affects the upper back teeth, with severity […]

Aug 15

General myths are usually harmless, but they can become harmful when they involve health issues. Oral health myths in particular can encourage poor dental hygiene, potentially leading to problems that may only be discernible years down the road. At East Bentleigh Dental Group, we want to make sure people recognise common oral health myths so […]

Aug 13

Did you know that the common cold can cause toothache? This can occur when your cold or flu results from a virus that also causes a sinus infection. Also known as sinusitis, this painful infection occurs when your nasal cavities become swollen and inflamed. Symptoms include a bad headache, severe aching in the area of […]

Aug 10

Tooth staining is a natural part of the ageing process that’s often unavoidable. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to remedy any staining that has occurred, as well as ways to minimise future damage DIY Teeth-Whitening Superficial stains can often be removed with simple at-home treatments such as teeth-whitening kits, toothpastes, strips and rinses. […]