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Common Symptoms of Tooth Decay

Think you have a cavity? Here are four common symptoms of tooth decay to be on the lookout for.   Feeling Something Rough If decay is large enough, you may be able to feel the rough surface when you run your tongue over it. Your tongue is very delicate and can pick up on these minor differences. Compare one side of your mouth to the other to see if there’s a difference.   Sweet Sensitivity Having a tooth that’s sensitive to anything sweet almost always means there’s a cavity. Sweets can be anything from diet soda to your favourite coffee … Continue reading

Benefits of Getting Braces as an Adult

A couple of decades ago, most people would have thought that getting braces was only something you did if you were in high school. Not anymore! In fact, adult orthodontic patients are becoming increasingly common in Brighton and Ferntree Gully. There are several reasons why. Not only do adults tend to have more access to quality dental and orthodontic care than what might have been available when they were children, but the health benefits of straighter teeth make getting braces a smart investment at any age.   Prolong the Health of Your Teeth  Properly aligned teeth tend to suffer less … Continue reading