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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.
The Smile Team Balwyn North dentist would like to thank all our existing patients for their ongoing support throughout 2014! We hope everyone enjoys this very special time of the year with family and loved ones.
The 2014 Dental Health Week from 4-10th of August, supported by the Australian Dental Association is quickly approaching. It’s always a good opportunity to bring a little added attention to dental care in the general community. This year’s theme is of dental health on Babies and Toddlers dental health.
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.
One of the ongoing controversies in dental care is the use of silver mercury amalgam fillings and restorations. Are these fillings any good? Are they harmful for your health?
In our last blog article we discussed how the amount of sugar in drinks can be surprising. Sports drinks in addition to having a high sugar content also are acidic, and are taken when the mouth is dehydrated with a lack of water to counter the sugar and acid. A real triple whammy for teeth. So what can you do to keep your teeth happy while you reach for your sporting goals?

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