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Ready for a Fresh New Look? Here's How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help

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Many years of teeth clenching and grinding, also called bruxism, can destroy teeth and gum health. The jaws exert an enormous amount of pressure, especially unconsciously while you sleep.

Bruxism is not the only way to damage teeth, sporting accidents, auto accidents and other forms of trauma may break teeth, which can cause inability to chew comfortably and lead to jaw dysfunction.

We offer full mouth reconstruction in our Chatswood, NSW dental clinic to address oral health and appearance in a comprehensive way. Using quality restorations and our dentists’ knowledge of occlusion (the bite) and jaw function can have you looking and feeling great again.

Cosmetic Dentistry – More Than Aesthetics

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3 Reasons Why People Love Teeth Whitening

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Cosmetic dentistry can seem daunting when you first start researching your options.  Many patients opt to begin with teeth whitening because it is one of the easiest ways to improve your smile without requiring restorative dental procedures.

Many patients who opt for restorative dentistry often begin by whitening their teeth, so that the final shade for their restorations will be lighter, giving them an overall brighter look.

Teeth Whitening Is Safe for Most Healthy Patients

If you are free of periodontal disease and decay, teeth whitening is likely safe for you. We will perform a full evaluation before beginning teeth whitening treatment in our Chatswood, NSW dental clinic to make sure your ...

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Cavities, Bacteria, and Fungi

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Missing one or two nights of brushing and flossing your teeth may not seem important until you take a closer look under a microscope. A recent study authored by Denis Bourgeois, PhD of the University of Lyon, France, took a closer look at young adults who were caries-free to determine the microorganisms present in a healthy mouth. The findings might surprise you and motivate you to brush and floss your teeth without fail.

Even in healthy young people, two bacteria appeared in 100 per cent of subjects – streptococcus and lactobacillus. Enterococcus came in at a close second, appearing in 99 per cent of subjects’ mouths. A fungi species called candida ...

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Don't Believe These Misconceptions about Dental Health!

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Myths and outdated information can put your oral health at risk. As your dentist in Chatswood, NSW, Dr Poe Lim prioritises staying on top of the latest developments in dentistry and delivering vital information to you and your family. This type of preventive approach to dentistry helps many people avoid common dental conditions before they start.

Myth #1 Rinse Immediately after Brushing

False. It is better to wait at least 30 minutes before rinsing your teeth to extend the benefits of fluoride toothpaste in avoiding dental decay. Not all toothpaste varieties on the market contain fluoride. If you have a history of dental decay, you might choose a toothpaste with fluoride for ...

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Baby Teeth - Cute for Pictures, Necessary for Development

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As dental practitioners, we often hear parents say, “But they are only baby teeth!”

We want you to know that when we are protecting and restoring primary (baby) teeth, it is with the intention of protecting your child’s oral health now and in the future.

Primary teeth play an important role in children’s oral health and wellness. Here are a few reasons we emphasize keeping them healthy and comfortable:

Allow Children to Eat and Chew Properly

Nutrition is important at every life stage and is integral to supporting childhood development. Prematurely missing, painful, or decayed teeth can limit your child’s diet and put their health at risk.

Assist in Normal Speech Development

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