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11
sep
17

5 common medications that increase tooth decay

5 common medications that increase tooth decay

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29
aug
17

Diabetes and gum disease

People with diabetes are susceptible to periodontitis, a gum infection that can resultin tooth loss. New research helps explain why…

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18
aug
17

Stress and grinding

It may sound strange but many people don’t realise they grind their teeth. The habit can be very damaging to teeth and can have follow on symptoms you may not expect. 

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28
jul
17

Can estrogen therapy prevent gum disease

Osteoporosis treatment may lower the risk of severe periodontitis in women by nearly 50 %...

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27
jul
16

Jaw Pain

Your temporomandibular joint is the hinge connecting your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull, which are in front of each ear. It lets you move your jaw up and down and side to side, so you can talk, chew, and yawn.

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16
aug
16

Brush Bowel Cancer Away

Regular brushing not only keeps your pearly whites smiling bright, but could help to prevent bowel cancer.

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26
aug
15

Oral cancer - more common than you think

The World Health Organisation estimates oral cancer is the eleventh most prevalent cancer in the world.  Often associated with smoking, what is alarming is the incidence of oral cancers in non-smokers in Australia - 20% of cases affect non-smokers.

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12
jan
16

Snoring, more than just annoying!

 

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24
nov
15

Sleep Apnoea

Exactly how many Australians suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is difficult to tell, but it’s thought that around 9% of women and 25% of men in Australia have clinically significant OSA. As the waist lines of Australians increases, so too does the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnoea and the health issues that come with OSA.

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17
aug
15

Dry Mouth?

Does your mouth feel dry and sticky when you first wake up in the morning?

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05
apr
15

Whats the link between gum disease and diabetes?

Diabetes can lead to health complications such as heart, kidney and eye disease, and can also seriously affect the health of your mouth. Research has shown that people with poor diabetes control are more likely to develop oral infections.

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