Bamboo toothbrushes

In Australia, we dispose of over 30 million plastic toothbrushes annually, resulting in approximately 1000 tonnes of landfill. Plastic toothbrush handles will not break down in our life time, nor in the lifetime of our children. If our use of plastic cont

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Gum Disease – Do I really need to floss?

Gum disease is the inflammation of gums caused by plaque, a sticky layer of bacteria that accumulates on teeth. Insufficient oral hygiene may lead to plaque hardening up to become calculus, also known as tartar. In the initial stages of gum disease, the g

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Oral side effects of smoking

It is well-known that smoking is detrimental for your oral health, but most people do not understand why. Smoking interferes with the immune system in the oral cavity; making it more susceptible to infection and disturbing the attachment of teeth and soft

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South Hobart Primary School visit

Dr Rochelle had an enjoyable time visiting South Hobart Primary School students providing informative tips on how to look after their oral health. An educational video explained the importance of brushing twice a day, eating healthily and maintaining bi-a

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Dental South Bayview grand opening!

The team at Dental South had a wonderful night celebrating the grand official opening of our Bayview location in Blackmans Bay! Thank you to all who attended this joyous occasion and to those who made Dental South Bayview possible; the architects, I.T and

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Teeth Grinding

Does your jaw feel strained and stiff when you wake up in the morning? Have you noticed your front teeth appear “flattened” or “worn down” on the biting surfaces? Have you experienced sensitive teeth? There is a possibility that you may be grindin

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