Dental Crowns


Dental Crowns – A dental crown is a type of restoration that is used to strengthen and restore a tooth to its full functionality and appearance. In simpler terms, a dental crown is like a cap that protects a tooth and holds it together. When a dental crown may be needed – You may need … Continue reading “Dental Crowns”

Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth or your third molars grow in the upper and lower jaws at the far back of the mouth. They usually emerge in late teens or early 20s behind the existing adult teeth. The term ‘wisdom teeth’ is used because these teeth usually erupt at an age when people are considered to have become … Continue reading “Wisdom Teeth”

Teeth Grinding or Bruxism


What is bruxism – Bruxism is the habit of clenching or grinding your teeth. It is defined as ‘a repetitive jaw-muscle activity characterised by clenching or grinding of the teeth and/or bracing or thrusting of the mandible, which has 2 distinct circadian manifestations: during sleep (Sleep bruxism) and during wakefulness (Awake bruxism). Effects of bruxism … Continue reading “Teeth Grinding or Bruxism”

Diabetes and Dental Health

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Diabetes Diabetes is a condition where the body cannot maintain healthy levels of glucose in the blood. Glucose is a form of sugar which is the main source of energy for our bodies. When our body’s ability to control blood glucose levels is impacted, it can result in unhealthy levels of glucose in the blood. … Continue reading “Diabetes and Dental Health”

What is a Root Canal Treatment?

Root Canal Treatment

Have you been recently advised or informed by the dentist that you need a root canal treatment? It is very likely that you may have the following questions or concerns – Are you getting anxious or worries because you are not sure what to expect? Are you getting concerned if this dental procedure is going to … Continue reading “What is a Root Canal Treatment?”

In Chair or Take Home Whitening? What’s Better For Me?


Have you ever found yourself in a position where you want a brighter whiter smile but not sure which way to go? With so many different teeth whitening products available these days, it becomes really confusing which one to use. We would like to make it simple for you:- Over the counter whitening products – … Continue reading “In Chair or Take Home Whitening? What’s Better For Me?”

How to avoid Dental Emergencies on your next trip

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We all love spending quality time, having fun with family or friends, away from life’s daily hustle/bustle. Whether it is a family trip to Bali or a friend’s reunion at Fiji or a solo trip to New York, we want to have a good time and enjoy yourself. The last thing you want is a … Continue reading “How to avoid Dental Emergencies on your next trip”

Sip all day, Get Decay

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Are you one of those people who like to sip or drink soda or cola or fruit juices all day? If you are, then this Blog Post is for you! Carbonated drinks (soda weather regular or diet) are extremely acidic. They usually contain Citric Acid, Phosphoric Acid or Tartaric Acid as a common ingredient which … Continue reading “Sip all day, Get Decay”

Are you scared of the Dentist?

How many times have you said to yourself, or your family/friends that you HATE DENTISTS? If you are afraid of going to the dentist, you are not alone. So many people dread the thought/idea of going to the dentist so much that it stops them from getting the dental care they need. This results in … Continue reading “Are you scared of the Dentist?”

Welcome to our Practice

Who is Tooth Smart Dental? Tooth Smart Dental takes great pride in being a Dental Practice for the community. We are a family Dental Practice that was opened in 2016, and we have been looking after our lovely patients ever since. We love the support we get from the community and we like to give … Continue reading “Welcome to our Practice”

10 Oral Health Tips You Need To Know

10 Oral Health Tips You Need To Know

1) Brush your teeth: Brushing your teeth the right way will go a long way in keeping up with your oral health. Follow a 2×2 rule. Brush twice a day for 2 minutes preferably with a soft bristled brush. Position the bristles at an angle of 45 degrees near the gum line. Use soft gentle strokes … Continue reading “10 Oral Health Tips You Need To Know”

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule


Dental care doesn’t come cheap no matter the age. Children loose teeth frequently as they grow and trips to the dentist are common between the toddler and teenage years. The sting of the costs can be lessened, thanks to comprehensive insurance or a government initiative called the Child Dental Benefits Schedule. What is it? The … Continue reading “The Child Dental Benefits Schedule”

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