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Do you ever get a fuzzy feeling when your tongue brushes against your teeth? If your answer is yes, chances are you have plaque or tartar. Left untreated, these silent troublemakers can erode the enamel and even cause dental problems such as gum disease and tooth decay, making it important to keep your teeth free […]

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With fixed orthodontic appliances (braces), it’s important to be able to clean around wires and brackets. Otherwise, they’re like a magnet for plaque build-up on a day to day basis. If you don’t clean plaque away properly, it can lead to demineralization around the brackets, permanent white spots in your enamel, unwanted cavities, and gingivitis. […]

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Are you noticing your teeth looking shorter or flatter than they used to? While some natural wear is normal with time, there are instances where flat teeth are due to other factors. If not intercepted, aggressive tooth wear, damage, or TMJ problems are likely to develop.  What causes Flat Teeth / Worn Teeth? Here are […]

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Think you’re familiar with everything there is to know about what causes cavities? You may be surprised to learn that it’s not necessarily linked with how many lollies you eat. It turns out, healthy people with seemingly healthy lifestyles can also be prone to a higher level of tooth decay if they’re not careful. Here […]

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Is your child getting braces? Here are a few ways to make the process easier on everyone: 1.Make Mealtime and Snacking Easy for Them Eating with braces is one of the biggest changes that our Wantrina South patients have to adjust to. In the beginning, choose softer foods that are easier to chew, especially since […]

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If you take an honest evaluation of your dental care routine would you admit it’s lacking a bit?  Most people would, especially when it comes to flossing. Growing up we were told by our parents and  dentists to brush twice a day (best after every meal), and floss daily.  But how many of us really […]

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Dental cavities, also known as tooth decay or dental caries, develop when your tooth enamel (the outermost layer of the tooth) gets eroded by acids. These acids come from the breakdown of sugars in your mouth. If left untreated, the cavity, which looks like a dark hole in your tooth, grows larger and deeper.   […]

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You just got a brand-new porcelain dental crown. Before that, you had a large filling or maybe no restoration at all. To help your new investment last as long as possible, our Wantrina South dentists have several suggestions on how to care for your new cap: Floss Daily Many people have a fear that flossing […]

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Is Halitosis a problem that you struggle with? Chronic bad breath can be embarrassing on both private and social levels, whether we’re aware of it or not. It’s usually a sensitive subject for our patients to discuss, but at Studfield Dental Group we’re happy to help you determine the underlying cause of breath malodour and […]

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Maintaining good oral hygiene goes beyond just brushing your teeth. Flossing plays an important role in keeping your pearly whites in great condition. At Studfield Dental Group, we want our patients to understand not only the importance of flossing but also how to do it correctly. What is flossing? Flossing is a dental hygiene routine […]

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