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Chances are you’ve blamed your period for a bloated belly, a chocolate craving or an emotional outburst after watching a dog commercial but have you ever thought of holding your hormones responsible for changes in your mouth? There are definitely specific times in your life when you need some extra TLC for yourself. Throughout a woman’s life changes such as puberty, the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and the use of birth control medications can all cause hormonal fluctuations. These hormonal fluctuations can cause significant changes in your mouth. Let’s have a look at what happens at these times and what can…
To kick start a happy healthy 2016 year The Smile Team Balwyn North dentists will be posting answers to some of the most common questions we get. Our first question leads to a topic that relates to a very exciting stage of life for many of our patients albeit sometimes a nervous time.
Did you know that a lot can be known of the condition of a horse by checking the mouth of a horse? The same holds true for us humans. What are the dental signs that give the most clues to your age? What are the things that make you appear dentally younger?
Sporting manufacturers are constantly improving technologies to give you more boost in your run, or power behind golf swings in an ongoing pursuit to gain that few extra percentage points of performance. Read on to find out why wearing a customised mouthguard is not only smart but can actually improve your performance.
According to a Match.com survey of nearly 35,000 men and women, one of the biggest turnoffs on a date is bad breath. eHarmony.com also names it as one of 3 Dating Deal Breakers by both men and women. No wonder then that it’s the source of relationship anxiety, and therefore kind of a big deal.
We're big on electric power toothbrushes at The Smile Team. It comes from regularly seeing some patients make big improvements to their cleaning simply by moving to an electric toothbrush from a manual one. In the past year, Colgate have introduced a product called the Colgate Omron Proclinical toothbrush. We share our experience with this toothbrush over the past few months.

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