How often should you visit the dentist?

This is a question we get asked frequently, "How often should you visit the dentist?" Even if you take great care of your teeth at home—by brushing every morning and night, and never forgetting to floss each day—you still need to see a dentist regularly. Your dentist can check for problems that you may not see or feel. Many dental problems don’t become visible or cause pain until they are in more advanced stages, examples include: CavitiesGum DiseaseOral cancer Frequent visits…

Continue Reading

Why are my teeth sensitive?

Are your teeth sensitive to hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods or drinks?   Does tooth brushing or breathing in air through your mouth make your teeth feel uncomfortable and painful?   You are not alone with more than 50% of Australians reporting frequent tooth sensitivity.   Tooth sensitivity is caused by exposure of the soft inner dentine layer of the tooth.   Dentine is made up of tiny fluid filled tubules that run directly to the nerve.   When the…

Continue Reading

Tips for Children’s Oral Care

When it comes to dental hygiene and oral health, the quicker you can instil good habits into your little ones, the better their chances of having great teeth in the future are going to be.   Here at Smith Street Dental Practice, we are passionate about preserving the oral health of the future generations.   The hard work starts at home, so here are some great tips for the upkeep of your child’s oral care, straight from the mouth of one…

Continue Reading

What causes the need for teeth whitening?

Are your teeth looking a little yellow and dingy? We are the experts at Smith Street Dental Practice for all treatments and procedures involving your mouth. Whitening your teeth is just one service you can take advantage of, however like anything else, if you’re considering the procedure, it’s a good idea to learn more about it and why it’s done so you can be sure it’s a good choice for you and your Darwin dental needs. Here are the most common…

Continue Reading
Close Menu
Call: 08 8981 9149