Valentine’s Day has a very long history. Ancient Romans celebrated a feast day on February 14th, in honour of Juno, the goddess of love and marriage. In 1537, the English king, Henry VII, declared February 14th as the official day to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Besides Australia, other countries such as the United States Canada, Mexico,…Details
Of course, your regular dental checkup is part of optimal dental health, but it is also a crucial part of your general health.
Why? Because research discovers that nearly 90 per cent of general diseases show some symptoms in the mouth, and sometimes these symptoms become evident in the mouth even before they are visible to you or cause any pain.Details
A missing tooth may seem like a minor issue that can be looked past, but in fact, they negatively impact your life in many different ways.
Here are five effects of missing teeth that EK Dental Surgery thinks are good arguments for immediately replacing them:Details
Now that the holiday season is fast approaching, it’s that time when a lot of people make New Year’s resolutions.
It is quite common that people make new resolutions such as eating better, getting more exercise and losing weight, which are all good resolutions to make!
However, have you considered your dental health as an objective for the new season? Good dental health habits not just stimulate hale and hearty teeth and a beautiful smile, but contribute to your general wellness.Details
For a number of people, holiday gift shopping begins the day after Thanksgiving. With this year’s holiday fast approaching, there are plenty of gift-giving opportunities coming up.
While you are shopping for your friends and family, think about getting some gifts to inspire them to maintain oral health.Details
Odontophobia, also known as dental phobia, is the fear of dentists and dental treatment.
Dental phobia can range from slight unease to a paralysing fear that keeps you entirely away from the dental office.
Unfortunately, avoiding the dentist is terrible for both your oral and general health.Details
Invisalign can be an excellent alternative to metal braces for those who wish to straighten their teeth, regardless of their age.
Unlike conventional “train-track” braces, Invisalign has no food restrictions, less discomfort, and no unsightly metal brackets.
You can achieve straighter teeth, almost without anyone noticing, as Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible!Details
It is not uncommon to clench your teeth from time to time.
Occasional grinding, scientifically known as bruxism, does not always cause damage, but when it occurs regularly, teeth can be damaged, and related oral health complications may arise.
Because grinding often takes place while we sleep, many are unaware that they grind their teeth.Details
Take a look outside and it becomes obvious – spring is here!
Sunny, warmer days, birds in the air, blooming flowers, and the idea of a new start dominates the season. As a part of clearing out the old and dusty and ringing in the new and sparkly, spring cleaning begins.
We all know this is an excellent time to deep clean your house, reorganize, and re-design.Details
We don’t much think about fractured jaws, but they are the second most common fracture on the human head (behind only the nose) and the 10th most common fracture on the entire body. And because the jaws are important in breathing, eating, and talking, when they break it can be terrible news.Details