Dental Tips

What do you know about children’s tooth decay?

Tooth decay is caused by bacteria in the mouth that feed on sugars contained in food and drink. These bacteria convert sugars into acids that can damage the outer layer of the teeth known as enamel. Over time, this can cause teeth to weaken and form cavities. Children may be more prone to tooth decay…

Oral Hygiene Tips

Taking care of your teeth every day is crucial to achieving healthy teeth. There are many steps you can take in order to achieve this which will assist with prevention of any problems. These steps can be as simple as brushing your teeth twice a day and incorporating flossing into your daily routine. Brushing your…

Management of TMJ with Occlusal Splints

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders refer to a complex and poorly understood set of conditions, manifested by pain in the area of the jaw and associated muscles and limitations in the ability to make the normal movements of speech, facial expression, eating, chewing, and swallowing. For individuals who experience these symptoms it can prove to be…

Why Flossing Everyday Could Change Your Life

It’s no surprise to dentists to hear from patients that flossing isn’t happening on the daily. However, this is a cause for concern considering that if you rely solely on brushing to clean your teeth you are missing cleaning a large portion of your teeth and this leads to gum disease, tooth decay and even…

Thumb Sucking

It’s normal for babies to suck their fingers and thumbs as they are born with a reflex to suck any object placed in their mouth. This behaviour helps during the first few months of establishing feeding and disappears at around four months. There are usually no long-term ill-effects from thumb sucking in early childhood and…

Are you experiencing dental anxiety?

If you are feeling nervous or anxious when you think about coming to the dentist, you are not alone. Many people often put off their dental appointments and treatment or just avoid coming to the dentist altogether because of such severe anxiety. Unfortunately, this puts your oral health at risk. Many people experience anxieties due…

Covid-19 Dental Restrictions

We understand during this time of uncertainty people still would like to see us here at Coomera Dental Care for dental treatment. We are currently open but with shorter hours as we have some restrictions from the government in place due to Covid-19. These restrictions change quite frequently for us but at this stage we…

boy with baby teeth

Why It’s Important to Look After Your Teeth When You’re Young

If you’re looking for a Gold Coast dentist, look no further than Coomera Dental Centre. We specialise in dentistry for all ages, including children’s dentistry, with many services available to help you get the best smile you can. Taking care of your teeth ensures a healthy and beautiful smile your entire life. That means you…