Managing Periodontal Disease: 4 Things You Need to Know

Studies have shown that more than 20% of Australians suffer from periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is an infection of the gum tissue that surrounds your teeth. If left untreated it can lead to loss of teeth, loss of bone in the jaw, and can even cause issues with eating and speaking. There are also clear links between periodontal … Continued

Teeth Stains: How The Bondi Dentists Can Help You Get Your Smile Back

Are you insecure about your smile? If you find yourself hiding your smile because you don’t want people to see your stained teeth, it’s time to do something about it. There are several things you can do to reverse staining. Whether it’s your own personal care or a trip to the dentist, your discoloured teeth can … Continued

Are Veneers Worth It? 3 Things You Need to Know Before Getting Them

Do you have broken, discoloured, or missing teeth? Having an imperfect smile can take a toll on your self-esteem. Fortunately, veneers can protect the surface of your teeth from further harm and improve the look of your smile! You may have a few questions about getting veneers from a dentist in Bondi. So if you find yourself … Continued

4 Reasons Why Flossing Is Essential for Your Dental Care Routine

Did you know that only about half of Australians brush their teeth twice a day as recommended? Dental care isn’t something that can put off until later. Instead, it’s something you need to take the time to focus on daily. On top of brushing on a regular basis, you should also be flossing, too. Why is flossing so … Continued

The Best Vitamins for Healthy Teeth: Why You Need Vitamin D

When asked about the best vitamins for oral health, most people would likely place calcium at the top of the list. It’s a good answer—calcium is stored in your teeth and helps prevent decay, keeping them strong enough to chew your food. Calcium isn’t the only thing that keeps your smile in good shape, though. Despite many … Continued

What’s so Bad About Missing a Tooth?

Missing teeth are never fun.  But, you might just be tempted to slide by without replacing it, especially if it’s further back and not visible when you speak or smile.  After all, it only feels strange for a little while, right?  You can get used to it and everything’s back to normal after a while, … Continued

How Preventative Dentistry Saves You Money

Dental work is expensive, right?  So how exactly is dentistry going to save you money? Well, believe it or not, the answer is pretty simple.  The most expensive dental procedures are restorative treatments and other costly procedures like cosmetic dentistry that could have been avoided altogether with regular cleanings and examinations.  In fact, if you … Continued

What Causes Receding Gums?

You’ve probably heard it a thousand times before, and you may hear it another thousand times after this.  You’ve heard it from your parents, and from us here at The Bondi Dentists. What, you ask? Soft-bristled brushes are the way to go.  And there’s a really good reason for this.  The gums are delicate.  When … Continued

Wisdom Teeth – Do You Need Them Extracted?

Whether we like it or not, we all have to deal with wisdom teeth eventually.  Our wisdom teeth are a third set of molars that come in later in life, usually during the late teens or early twenties, right in the back of the jaw. When wisdom teeth come in properly aligned, they increase the … Continued

The Impact of Sugary Drinks of Your Toddler’s Teeth

Children don’t think of the effects that their drinks have on their teeth.  And while you may think that it’s not all that important to protect the baby teeth, that’s not the case.  Although the baby feet fall out, tooth decay can be problematic at any age. It’s no surprise that sodas are loaded with … Continued

Treatment and Prevention for Gum Disease and Gingivitis

Have you ever had those times where your gums bleed or swell up and get sensitive when brushing or flossing?  If you can relate to this, you just might have gingivitis.  But, before you start to worry, catching it early is the way to go.  And, since forewarned is forearmed, here’s the scoop on gum … Continued

What Problems Can Result from a Chipped Tooth?

Chipped teeth are common among both adults and children.  Although the enamel of the teeth is very hard, the hardest, most mineralised tissue of the body, they are also relatively brittle and prone to cracking. Teeth are commonly chipped when biting something hard, like ice, or bones, or an unexpected olive pit.  It can also … Continued

How Do You Know it’s Time to See the Dentist?

We all know how important our teeth are.  And, if you’ve been paying attention, you know that you should schedule regular checkups for yourself and your loved ones at least once a month, even when your teeth and gums are in peak health. But sometimes problems can creep in between our checkups, too.  Maybe you … Continued

Sensitive Teeth 101

It’s estimated that one in every eight people suffer from sensitive teeth.  If you find yourself avoiding food or drinks that are very hot or cold, you might be in this category.  With sensitive teeth, you’ll get a sharp pain when eating ice cream, for example, or drinking hot coffee. Since it’s so common, most … Continued

Regular Dental Check-Ups : Why and When

Why are they Important and How Often do You Need Them? It should come as no surprise that regular dental visits are one of the most important parts of your oral health care regimen.  They help to keep your teeth clean and your gums healthy.  Plus, when you see your dentist regularly, they will be … Continued

A Healthy Mouth Helps Maintain a Healthy Body: Here’s How…

We all know how important brushing, flossing, and rinsing regularly is for our teeth.  But it might surprise you to discover how closely it is linked to overall body health.  Not only can your oral health be a keen indicator of certain health conditions, issues with your teeth and gums can actually affect the rest … Continued

The Importance of Mouthguards for Young Athletes

It is a sad fact that a good number of young athletes don’t wear mouthguards.  It’s not all that surprising.  Mouthguards aren’t the #1 personal accoutrement for a young person trying to make a good impression on their peers.  But this can have lasting effects on their smile, and their health, for years to come.  … Continued

How to Combat Cavities and Tooth Decay: Six Great Tips

“Well, looks like you’ve got a few cavities.”  This is the last thing you want to hear when you’re getting your regular dental checkup.  We want to pop in, get a professional cleaning, and walk out knowing that our teeth and in great condition.  Cavities are one of the biggest challenges to oral health, so … Continued

Tooth Extraction – Recovery Basics

It’s probably putting it mildly that very few of us look forward to a tooth extraction.  That’s unless things get really bad and we really need one.  And then, it can’t come soon enough.  So, we at The Bondi Dentists wanted to offer a bit of an aftercare manual for those that have to go through … Continued

The Best – and Worst – Foods for Your Teeth

We all know that regular brushing, flossing, and rinsing are essential for keeping your teeth healthy and your smile bright.  Along with regular dental care, a solid regimen of oral hygiene is essential for maintaining your pearly whites.  But, what you might not know is that your diet can have a huge impact on oral … Continued

5 Tips for Whitening Your Smile at Home

We all want a white smile.  But one of the challenges we all face is the tendency for our teeth to stain or become yellowed.  This is natural with age, but there are a number of strategies we can use to slow or reverse the process, up to and including cosmetic dentistry.  Although most pharmacies … Continued

How to Brush Your Teeth the Right Way

We all know that regular dental visits are a key to oral health, but no one wants to go to the dentist more than they have to.  So, at The Bondi Dentists, we wanted to offer some key tips to help you avoid common mistakes and ensure your teeth remain healthy and strong. 1. Pick the … Continued

The Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

We all know that it’s important to take care of our teeth.  Proper brushing and flossing, regular visits to the dentist, these are a no brainer.  But there are a number of other steps we can take to keep our mouth healthy and keep our smile bright.  Cosmetic dental surgery can be scary for those … Continued

What is Restorative Dentistry?

So, what does restorative dentistry involve?  Is it the same as cosmetic dentistry? Not quite.  Cosmetic dentistry is focused on providing veneers, inlays or onlays, performing crowns or bridges, and whitening procedures.  These are the procedures that are not essential for your health and well-being, but contribute to a bright smile and better self-esteem.   Restorative dentistry, on the other hand, … Continued