Category: King Street Dental Education

Braces Vs Invisalign

February 26, 2021 By ksdm

Dental patients have more options to straighten their teeth than ever before. Going back 30 years ago, traditional metal braces were the only choice for straightening your teeth. Today, however, the rise of clear aligners like Invisalign has given us new options to consider.  There is no one right way to straighten your teeth, and […]

4 Ways Smoking Effects Your Oral Health

January 21, 2021 By ksdm

When most of us think of the risks associated with smoking, we largely think about heart disease or lung disease. But smoking can be just as damaging to your oral health. As the gateway to the rest of your body, your oral health significantly affects your general health, with the risks associated with smoking going […]

Top 10 Questions Parents Ask The Dentist

January 21, 2021 By ksdm

It’s completely normal to have questions about your child’s oral health. Being informed and following the recommended dentistry guidelines will set your child on the right path towards a healthy and beautiful smile. As an adult, you should be asking their dentists the questions that your child might not be able to communicate yet. As […]

How Oral Health Affects Overall Health

January 18, 2021 By ksdm

Your oral health is about so much more than your teeth, gums, and mouth. We all know that poor oral hygiene leads to oral health issues like tooth decay and gum disease. But did you know that poor oral health could negatively affect your overall health? Your Mouth Is A Window Into The Health Of […]

Do I Really Need To Floss My Teeth?

January 15, 2021 By ksdm

When it comes to practicing good oral health habits, flossing is often viewed as an optional addition to brushing your teeth. While it is a separate action, it should not be viewed as optional. Over half of your tooth’s surface area lies between them and is hard or impossible to reach with a toothbrush.  The […]

Do I Need To Wear A Mouthguard For Sport?

January 12, 2021 By ksdm

It’s no secret that Australians love their sports. It is estimated that over half of Australian kids up to age 14 play some type of sport at least once per week. Many of the most popular sports are high impact and contact sports such as rugby, football, cricket, netball, and basketball.  As a result of […]

8 Simple Tricks To Reduce Your Fear Of The Dentist

December 15, 2020 By ksdm

If you have fear or anxiety about visiting the dentist, you’re not alone. 16-20% of Australians avoid the dentist until they experience severe pain. Regular dental visits are an essential part of good oral preventative care. If your fear of the dentist (aka Dentophobia) is preventing you from going for regular checkups or receiving the […]