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Oil Pulling and Oral Health

Oil pulling for dental health is a practice originating almost 3000 years ago from traditional Ayurvedic and Hindu medicine. The practice involves swishing the oil through the mouth for approximately twenty minutes a day, the idea is that by swishing/ pulling the oil through the mouth the bacteria involved in causing plaque, gingivitis and decay […]

Links between Oral Health and your General Health

In today’s day and age there are more valid reasons why we need to brush, floss and see our dentist or hygienist on a regular basis (and that is not just for a healthy mouth). There are an increasing amount of studies that show the strong link between oral health and serious chronic diseases, these […]

Stress Awareness Day

In today’s crazy complex world stress is a common concern for most of us , stress is the human bodie’s natural response to any kind of demand or threat. With unexpected things happening around you all the time managing stress can be difficult, ultimately taking its toll on your body. Its clear that anything we […]

Blue September – Men’s Cancer Awareness Month

Blue September is a campaign aimed at raising awareness about cancer in men, the goal is to encourage men of all ages to take preventive action by improving life style choices and having regular checks with their GP. Statistics from Prostate Cancer Australia show that in 2017 16, 665 new cases of prostate cancer were […]

Jaw Pain

Jaw Pain! Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) pain is a disorder which effects a lot of us, particularly in the high stress lifestyles of the 21st century. People who experience TMJ or jaw pain often find it to be an on going problem with times where you may experience one or a number of the following symptoms: […]

Advanced techniques for cleaning teeth, introducing the EMS Air flow

Advances in technology today are inevitable and here at Riverside Dental Spa we are always striving to provide the most up to date techniques while looking at ways to make your dental visit as enjoyable as it can be. Our Hygienist are very excited to have this new technology available for our patients… So whats […]

What to expect when seeing a dental hygienist

Here at Riverside Dental Spa we are lucky to have a team that are dedicated to providing quality and exceptional care to our patients. Part of that team are our dental hygienists. Our dental hygienists are university trained and specialise in preventive dentistry, focusing on reducing the risk of tooth decay and gum disease. At […]

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Top Causes of Bad Breath Including Remedies!

1. Poor Dental Hygiene Habits A build up of food, plaque and bacteria can be a cause of bad breath. This can not only lead to bad breath but also to dental disease such as gum disease and tooth decay. The Remedy: Brushing twice daily, after breakfast in the morning and right be before bed in […]

3 Ways to Help Prevent Crooked Teeth

Here are three ways to help you prevent crooked teeth: 1. Brushing habits Keeping your teeth and gums healthy is the best way to avoid dental diseases which can lead to tooth loss. For adults this can reduce this risk of tooth movement and tooth loss, which is a common side effect of gum disease. […]

Toothpaste Guide

Toothpaste is an essential part of everyone’s daily routine but with so many to choose from its hard to figure out what suits you best. We have developed a list of toothpastes and their benefits to help make choosing a toothpaste a little easier. Conventional Toothpaste Our top pick is a toothpaste containing fluoride. Most […]

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