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Should I Use Mouthwash? A Comprehensive Guide to Ingredients and Benefits

When selecting a mouthwash, consider your specific oral health concerns and look for ingredients like fluoride, antimicrobial agents, and soothing agents to address them effectively. Always consult with your dentist or dental hygienist for personalized recommendations tailored to your oral health needs. With the right mouthwash and a consistent oral care routine, you can enjoy fresher breath, healthier gums, and a brighter smile.

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Dental Flossing Benefits

In our practice, we find that around 75% of damage from gum disease occurs in between the teeth, where a toothbrush can’t reach. If you need a hand adding flossing into your routine, our friendly dentists at Glenhuntly Dental Clinic are here to help!

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Why am I getting yellow teeth?

Remember that preventing tooth discoloration starts with good oral hygiene practices and healthy habits. By being proactive and addressing early signs, you can maintain a radiant smile and prevent further staining.

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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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How to maintain dental implants

It is very important to have regular dental check-up and oral hygiene visits to ensure longevity of the dental implants. Dental Implant Infection is usually caused by harmful bacteria either following the surgery or sometimes even years later.

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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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Why you should keep your teeth clean

There are plenty of important reasons why you should always take great care in looking not only after your teeth, but your mouth in general. To start with, it marks the beginning of the digestive process, which is vital in keeping you nutritionally sustained – and alive! While many people may associate digestion with the

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