Why 6 monthly dental visits are important

Starting from the age of about 18 months, a 6 monthly dental visit is recommended for the maintenance of healthy teeth and gums. A Dental and Oral examination includes: Examining the head, neck, face and joint (Temporomandibular Joint) for anything out of the ordinary. Checking for any dental decay, damaged fillings, broken teeth or any [...]

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Bad Breath [Halitosis]

Dental Matters, your Adelaide dentist, can help freshen your smile and breath. Halitosis is a condition of having offensive smelling breath which can cause psychological distress. It affects 25% of people globally. There are a number of potential causes, though the most common cause is due to oral hygiene.   Common causes of bad breath: [...]

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Adelaide Pregnancy and Dental Care

Pregnancy is a unique time in a woman’s life, accompanied by physiologic and hormonal changes that can affect oral health and how it can be provided. Some considerations : Pregnancy gingivitis. The surge in female hormones is associated with an increase in gum disease. Many pregnant women find that their gums bleed easily and are [...]

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Bruxism & Grinding

Adelaide dentist can help stop tooth wear and grinding at Dental Matters Torrensville. We can provide nightguards. Our Upper and Lower teeth should only come in contact when chewing or swallowing. If it is happening any other time, it is called clenching or grinding of teeth which is also termed as  Bruxism. Almost 50% of [...]

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Dental Fillings in Adelaide

A tooth needs a filling when it has decay, is broken or the current filling is failing because it has cracked or the tooth has developed decay around it. Call Dental Matters in Adelaide to schedule an appointment! Dental decay occurs when acid produced by certain types of bacteria destroy the enamel and the dentine. [...]

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Oral Health – General Health

Oral health: A window to your overall health Your oral health is more important than you might realise. Here are the facts about how the health of your mouth, teeth and gums can and they affect your general health. Did you know that your oral health can offer clues about your overall health or that [...]

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Dental amalgam and why dentists still use it

Dentists and patients today have several choices when it comes to selecting materials for fillings. Nevertheless, this does not eliminate the appropriateness of traditional dental materials such as amalgam, which is strong, durable and less expensive. Resin is a popular filling material due to its aesthetic properties, however the life span of a resin filling [...]

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A mouthguard at play keeps the injuries at bay

Wear a mouthguard at play to keep the injuries at bay One of the most common causes of dental injury are caused by sporting accidents. Thousands of people every year, including children are treated for dental injuries that could have been minimised or even avoided if they had worn a custom-fitted mouthguard. Did you know? [...]

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Wisdom teeth removal & Sedation Dentistry

Have you ever been to the dentist and been told “You should have your wisdom teeth out!”? Now that your wisdom teeth need to be removed, choosing the right dental professional to deal with wisdom teeth removal is the first step. There are a few considerations to decide on and sometimes you cannot put off [...]

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Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom Teeth - Not so Wise Welcome to the Dental Matters wisdom tooth information page, where you’ll find information about wisdom teeth treatment and wisdom tooth removal. You might be forgiven for thinking that all your dental problems are over once you have reached your late teens or early twenties as long as you practice [...]

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