gum disease

How to maintain oral health during pregnancy

Congratulations on your pregnancy! As you embark on this beautiful journey, it’s crucial to prioritise your oral health for the well-being of both you and your baby. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can increase the risk of gum disease and gingivitis, making regular dental care a vital part of your prenatal routine. By maintaining good oral hygiene practices, seeking professional dental check-ups, and addressing any concerns promptly, you can protect your oral health and reduce the potential risks associated with poor oral hygiene during pregnancy. Remember, a healthy smile contributes to a healthy pregnancy, so make sure to prioritise your oral health every step of the way.

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Maintaining Healthy Gums: A Guide to Preventing Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common oral health condition that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. If left untreated, gum disease can lead to tooth loss and other serious health problems. In this blog post, we’ll explore the causes, symptoms, and stages of gum disease, as well as practical tips for preventing it. Whether you’re looking to maintain good oral health or have concerns about gum disease, this guide from a Melbourne dental expert has everything you need to know.

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Ask GDC: What toothbrush do dentists recommend?

With the correct brushing technique, both manual and electric toothbrushes are both adequate at removing plaque, but electric toothbrushes with oscillating heads are the best for cleaning and protecting teeth from gum disease.

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Is There a Relationship Between oral health and overall health?

Did you know that your oral health offers insight into your overall health? There is a very strong connection that exists between general medicine and dentistry. In order to properly treat patients, all dentists should recognize this link and understand how to treat patients who suffer from various conditions. Here at GlenHuntly Dental Clinic, we

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wisdom teeth removal

Wisdom teeth extractions

The removal of wisdom teeth, or third molars, is one of the most common procedures carried out in our Melbourne dental clinic. The wisdom teeth grow at the back of your gums and are the last teeth to come through. Most people have four wisdom teeth – one in each corner of the jaw. These teeth

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