General Dentistry

How Do You Fix Worn Down Teeth?.

Worn teeth can have a number of complications. As tooth enamel wears down, teeth may feel painful or sensitive to temperature, be at increased risk of.....
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How Can I Get Over My Fear of the Dentist?.

Do you feel nervous or anxious about going to the dentist? As many as 1 in 7 Australian adults say they have dental phobia (high dental fear), which c.....
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Is Dental Care Free for Kids in Australia?.

Tooth decay in children is a growing problem in Australia. Regular dental visits improve the chance that decay can be spotted early before it causes s.....
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How Can I Stop My Teeth Wearing Down?.

Gone are the days when you could expect to lose your teeth as you got older, but a lifetime of wear and tear can take its toll. Worn teeth can be more.....
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Can I Change the Shape of My Teeth.

If any of your teeth are uneven, crooked or misshapen, this could affect your confidence and self-esteem. Misshapen teeth aren't only a cosmetic issue.....
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Full Mouth Implants vs. Dentures: What's the Best Way to Replace All Your Teeth?.

Dentures are no longer the only option for replacing all of your teeth. If your teeth are badly decayed and need to be extracted, or you're replacing .....
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Tips to Keep Your Teeth White and Prevent Stains.

Are you worried about yellow or dark teeth affecting your appearance? If your teeth are stained or discoloured, that doesn't always mean they're unhea.....
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7 Ways to Avoid Dental Problems over the Holidays.

When you're enjoying spending more time with family, you probably don't want to think about what might go wrong. But with the Christmas period being t.....
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5 Dental Christmas Gift Ideas for All the Family.

If you're wondering what to get for the person who has everything, why not choose a practical present? Dental gifts that help people to look after the.....
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What's the Best Way to Replace a Missing Tooth?.

Gaps in your smile don't just affect how you look. Depending on how many teeth are absent, they can also affect how you eat and speak, as well as incr.....
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4 Fluoride Myths and Why They're False.

Tooth decay and cavities are some of the most common health problems in Australia, affecting people of all ages but especially children. Decayed teeth.....
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How to Tell If Your Child Needs Braces.

Crooked or misaligned teeth don't only affect children's appearances and self-esteem, they can also put their oral health and general health at risk. .....
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Do I Need Dental Insurance?.

Regular visits to the dentist are important for maintaining good oral health, which impacts on your general health. Over a million dental prescription.....
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How to Choose the Right Sports Mouthguard.

If you or your kids don't wear a mouthguard for sports or other activities where there's a risk of collision or contact, you risk serious injuries tha.....
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How Can I Stay Calm at the Dentist?.

Many people feel nervous about visiting the dentist. This is sometimes related to negative experiences in the past, or to specific phobias such as nee.....
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What Age Should You Take a Child to the Dentist?.

At Swish Dental, we recommend that children have their first dental visit by the time of their first birthday or within 6 months of their first tooth .....
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How Do You Know If You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?.

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to develop in the mouth, usually in your late teens or early 20s. Many people grow their wisdom teeth without problems.....
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What Are the Side Effects of Dental Implants?.

If you have one or more missing teeth, dental implants offer a long-term solution for restoring your smile. Implants are made from strong titanium and.....
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Can I Go to the Dentist If I'm Pregnant?.

When you're getting ready for a new arrival, visiting the dentist could be the last thing on your mind. But it's even more important to keep up with y.....
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Look After Your Family's Teeth This Christmas.

When you're enjoying the festive season, the last thing you want is a toothache or chipped tooth ruining the holiday. But with so many sweet treats, C.....
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Do Dental Implants Hurt?.

If you're thinking about dental implants to restore one or more missing teeth, it's natural to be worried about the pain. Your dentist will make sure .....
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How Often Should You Go to the Dentist?.

Some dentists may recommend that you and your family see them every six months for your regular check-ups and teeth cleaning, while others may suggest.....
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Same Day Crowns vs. Traditional Crowns.

A dental crown can be used to restore a chipped or cracked tooth, to strengthen a weakened tooth or to modify a tooth's appearance.If you choose to ha.....
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What Is No Gap Dental Cover?.

Are you eligible to receive free dental care? Depending on your insurance and the cost of your treatments, you may be fully covered or you may have to.....
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5 Steps to Overcome Dental Fear.

Dental anxiety (fear of visiting the dentist) is common in Australia, affecting as many as one in six adults and one in ten children. Around five perc.....
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