Author Archives: Castle Dental

Mouthguard

Mouthguard

Protect your kids this footy season with custom mouthguards for only $85. Save $55 Feel safe knowing the teeth are well protected from the risks of contact sports. Custom-made mouthguards from your dentist offer – better protection for those who play contact sports – highly durable material – a custom fit so that wearing the… Continue Reading

What can I do about my stained teeth?

What can I do about my stained teeth?

Stained teeth can be embarrassing, making people feel too awkward to smile or even talk to others. In this article we’ll tell you about what causes teeth staining and what you can do about it. What causes stained teeth? Stained teeth are most often acquired by drinking coffee and tea, wine, and smoking. If a… Continue Reading

Are you brushing your teeth correctly?

Are you brushing your teeth correctly?

Using proper technique when brushing your teeth is important. There’s much more to brushing your teeth than loading up your brush with toothpaste and sawing rapidly back and forth. What is the right technique? First of all, that sawing action is a no-no. It will damage your enamel and miss the debris between your teeth.… Continue Reading

How to keep children’s teeth healthy this holiday season

How to keep children’s teeth healthy this holiday season

Children are more susceptible to cavities than adults. Even in children with healthy teeth, the enamel in their primary, or baby, teeth is not as hard or dense as that in adults.   Protect Your Children’s Teeth During the Holidays Holiday treats and foods that are not part of the child’s normal diet can increase… Continue Reading

What can I do about a missing tooth?

What can I do about a missing tooth?

Losing a tooth can be extremely traumatising. Of course no one likes the idea of missing body parts, after all. You’re constantly reminded of that empty space in your mouth when you try to chew or smile. It’s no wonder you’re upset. Missing teeth are not just a cosmetic issue, they can affect your oral… Continue Reading

The top 3 myths about teeth you need to know

The top 3 myths about teeth you need to know

Teeth myths abound in the world. They include the legend that soda will dissolve a tooth overnight — it won’t, at least not overnight and — the story about George Washington’s wooden teeth — they were really ivory and gold. Unfortunately, teeth myths, mostly misleading and sometimes harmful, can affect your long term dental health. Here… Continue Reading

Why it’s so important to look after your gums

Why it’s so important to look after your gums

Why are gums important? Your gums consist of pink tissue called gingiva. Covered with a mucous membrane to keep them clean, they provide the sockets that support your teeth. Fibers from the periodontal ligament work with the socket and gum to hold the teeth in place. Gums also help absorb shocks that could damage your… Continue Reading

Use it or Lose it

Use it or Lose it

Use It or Lose It Make the most of your health fund membership, use your dental limits before they run out. Did you know most annual health fund rebate limits expire at the end of the year? If you have outstanding dental treatment to complete, call us now to plan your appointments to maximise the… Continue Reading

The five most important things you can do for your teeth

The five most important things you can do for your teeth

Taking care of your teeth isn’t a sprint – it’s a long distance goal. That means creating the right daily habits and getting help when something may not be quite right. Here are the five most important dental health tips to keep your teeth healthy and happy: Brush your teeth: This one may seem obvious,… Continue Reading