Teeth Whitening at home

While is may seem more convenient to whiten your teeth in the comfort of your own home and in your own time, there are some important facts to first consider. Safety of your dental health: It is essential to have a consult and a clean with your Adelaide dentist prior to whitening as not everybody…

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…

Dental Fillings in Adelaide

Dental fillings in Adelaide 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…

Wisdom teeth removal & Sedation Dentistry

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 your wisdom teeth removal as it may become a serious issue with infection. Are you anxious? Would…

Is sedation dentistry safe?

Many people are incredibly nervous when visiting the dentist, then the safety of sedation becomes another concern. We are particularly sympathetic to “dental phobics”, we care and have empathy for our Adelaide patients. Our principle dentist Dr. Elizabeth Chryssidis is a specialist in sedation dentistry, so we can provide safe sedation dentistry for people who…

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…

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: Odour…

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 more…