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Is Breezecare Brisbane’s Most Effective Halitosis Cure?

Posted by on December 15, 2018 in Dental Tips, Sandgate | 0 comments

Robert Duhig Dental are proud to be one of the only, if not THE only, local dental surgeries to offer Breezecare. Brisbane has been shouting out for positive, proactive dental care that focuses on BREATH – and here it is! Self-Analysis: Could Breezecare in Brisbane work for you? There are a few simple ways to figure out if this innovation could be a positive influence in your life – as well as the lives of your family and friends. This is a potential halitosis solution that could be the cure to what ails you (if what ails you is bad breath!). Self-Check: what are my dental habits? Taking a close look at your current dental habits could be an indicator of the causes of bad breath that you may be experiencing. Regular brushing? Flossing? If the answers to those questions aren’t a resounding yes then the question about where...

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Can My Teeth Be Whitened? Teeth Whitening Or Cosmetic Veneers

Posted by on November 30, 2018 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

Can My Teeth Be Whitened? Teeth Whitening Or Cosmetic Veneers

Considering teeth whitening? Brisbane is full of people just like you who are wondering if it really works. Effective treatments for discoloured teeth are readily available but not all smiles will respond well to teeth whitening treatments. But don’t despair! There are alternatives including cosmetic veneers. Read on to learn what is involved with each option and which is the right one for you. When to book a treatment for teeth whitening Certain foods, lifestyle choices and age can cause teeth discolouration. Foods such as coffee, red wine, tea and soft drinks are known causes. Smoking is also a common problem for extrinsic staining – this is when the outer layer of the tooth (the enamel) is stained. Such discolouration problems can be minimised with teeth whitening treatments such as “in-chair” Zoom Teeth Whitening. Zoom Teeth Whitening is a clinic dentistry treatment. The appointment involves the use of an...

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What YOU Can Do in Childhood to Avoid Teeth Braces in Teens!

Posted by on November 15, 2018 in Dental Tips | 0 comments

What YOU Can Do in Childhood to Avoid Teeth Braces in Teens!

Aristotle famously said, “Give me a child until he is 7 and I will give you a man” and the same can be said for the care of teeth. Braces are an unfortunate reality that many of today’s parents are facing – but there are preventative measures you can take when they’re little to shape the face of gums to come! Childhood preventative measures Clinical x-Rays carried out when children are little can identify potential problems that may come to light when their adult teeth grow in. Preventative measures – such as the removal of problematic teeth – can be carried out in order to prevent teeth braces being necessary once the child grows. Removing teeth allow for growing gums to be given the space they need to yield lovely, straight teeth that don’t crowd in on each other. Were the procedure to be put off until they grow,...

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How to choose the RIGHT Brisbane Dentist

Posted by on October 29, 2018 in Dental Tips | 0 comments

How To Choose The RIGHT Brisbane Dentist For You – Where The Time Is Never Tooth-Thirty Searching for a dentist? Brisbane has many but finding the right fit can be tricky. Not all dental clinics are created equal, and for the nervous patient, it can be difficult to find one who suits the needs of you and your family. Whether you’re single, in a couple or you’ve got a whole lot of baby teeth along for the ride; you need quality care and you need it now. Here’s what to look for. How are they with nervous patients? Robert Duhig Dental isn’t known as the Gentle Dentist for nothing. If you’re a bit jittery in the chair, you can take comfort in the knowledge that you’re in caring hands here. You’ll be offered service that goes at a pace that you’re comfortable with. Instead of being rushed into the...

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6 Bad Dental Care Habits You Need To Change RIGHT NOW

Posted by on October 15, 2018 in Dental Tips | 0 comments

Dental care seems straightforward for most of us. Brush twice a day. Visit the dentist twice a year. If anything seems out of the ordinary, ask your partner to look in your mouth and then compare the problem area to gross photos on Google Images. Easy peasy. But what you DIDN’T know is that there are six MAJOR things that you’re probably doing wrong right this second when it comes to the health of your teeth, gums and mouth. Dental Care Disaster: The Toothbrush Terror Some of you may believe that pain is gain when it comes to dental care. But brushing very hard, using a hard bristle brush or even following the old wives’ tale of brushing with abrasive materials (think baking soda) can have a negative impact on the health of your teeth and gums. Engaging in this kind of rough touch hygiene can see the precious...

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Something Borrowed, Something Zoom – Teeth Whitening For Your Special Day

Posted by on September 30, 2018 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

Something Borrowed, Something Zoom – Teeth Whitening For Your Special Day

  Something Borrowed, Something Zoom – Teeth Whitening: The Finishing Touch To Your Special Day Your wedding day promises so much, the start of the rest of a happy life together. Put your best teeth forward on the day with Zoom Teeth Whitening at Robert Duhig Dental! A Smile To Stop Time You’ll look back on your wedding photographs years from now and smile. A wry smile at a crazy hair-do or fashion choice, perhaps reminiscing about older family members no longer with us. And your biggest smiles will be saved for the photos of the happy couple together. Having lovely, white teeth in your wedding photographs will remind you of the time in your life when you were so happy and poised on the verge of wonderful shared adventures: the start of your family’s journey together, the next step into the big, bold world of adult responsibilities. A...

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Why We’re The Go To Sandgate Dental Clinic For Nervous Nellies!

Posted by on September 15, 2018 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

Why We’re The Go To Sandgate Dental Clinic For Nervous Nellies!

Why We’re The Go To Sandgate Dental Clinic For Nervous Nellies! Dental anxiety and nervousness is not only common but understandable, too. There are a lot of variables outside of your control and the idea of having instruments (let alone fingers!) shoved into your mouth can be enough to make even the toughest amongst us break out in a cold sweat.  Selecting a Sandgate dental clinic who will have the best interests of you (and your family) in mind can go a long way to allaying those fears and turning your regular dental check-ups into a positive experience. Yes, the right dentist can make all the difference! Here’s what to look out for. Signs of dental anxiety Your dental anxiety is nothing to be ashamed about. People with dental anxiety often experience: Racing heartbeat or palpitations Fainting (or feeling like fainting) Crying, panic, shaking Withdrawal or accidentally becoming aggressive...

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Your Dental Health Checklist from Robert Duhig Dentist Sandgate

Posted by on August 30, 2018 in Dental Tips, Sandgate | 0 comments

Robert Duhig Dentist in Sandgate provides top quality care for patients of every age. If you’d like to book a consultation appointment you can do so here. Timeline for teeth Parents are confronted by the reality of painful teething early on in their children’s lives but they are often confused by the best way to care for those tiny chompers. Here is an easy-to-follow timeline for your children’s tooth care by age. Dental health timeline for children • Prior to the eruption of teeth, try to gently wipe your baby’s gums with a wet cloth a few times a day. You can time these around feedings. • Brushing will begin when the first tooth arrives. Speak with your dentist about the best brush and paste combination. This is also when you should have your first visit to the dentist to check that teeth are coming in appropriately. • When...

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HELP! My Child Is Getting Braces – What To Expect The First Week

Posted by on August 15, 2018 in Sandgate, Uncategorised | 0 comments

The first few days after getting braces are tough. Your child will likely experience some discomfort and sleepless nights but it isn’t forever. The first week is all about the mouth adjusting to the brackets, hooks and wires and getting used to the pressure on the teeth. The pressure is what will eventually make the teeth move into the right spot. Follow these tips for a much easier and comfortable first week. What to do in the first week of getting braces Offer pain relief New braces have to be adjusted and with this comes discomfort so try to have some mild pain relief on hand. There may also be instances where the cutoff point at the back of the braces moves and can poke the gum or the mouth. If this happens, bring your child back to the dentist to have it snipped and offer pain relief. Keep...

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Loose Teeth In Adults! What To Do When You’ve Got The Wiggles!

Posted by on July 15, 2018 in Dental Tips | 0 comments

Loose Teeth In Adults! What To Do When You’ve Got The Wiggles!

Loose teeth in adults is cause to speak to your dentist or doctor straight away. Involve your trusted dental practitioners as soon as possible to ensure you receive the best care. What Causes Loose Teeth In Adults? Usually we associate loose teeth with celebrations. When they happen to children, they’re an indication of growing maturity as well as an impending visit from the Tooth Fairy. When they present in adults, however, there may be cause for serious concern. Below are some of the reasons why an adult may experience loose teeth. Only a visit to your trusted dentist will reveal the root cause (pardon the pun). Injury or Accident There are a wide range of ways you could accidentally loosen a tooth through misadventure. Your dentist may find that there is some disruption of the tooth that forms as a result of dental trauma. A thorough examination will determine...

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