rawson dental

22

Jul

2020

Oral health and heart disease

Apart from the dental problems associated with poor oral health, it appears that poor oral health is related to heart disease – heart attack and stroke. This is of concern to the competent and friendly staff at your Epping Dentist too! They want you to have a healthy mouth and a healthy heart! Researchers don’t yet know the mechanism for this relationship, so they don’t know if it is direct, indirect, or merely an association. Is it something to do with the bacteria involved in gum disease moving to the heart? Is the heart also affected by the inflammatory processes…

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Plaque

12

Jun

2020

Plaque and calculus

If you attend your Dentist Epping, you more than likely know that you should be brushing and flossing your teeth daily. But what exactly are you trying to remove with that brushing and flossing? Knowing the answer will make it easier for you to carry out your daily cleaning more diligently – and help you remember to do it every single day as you should. Plaque is a soft, sticky coating of toxin-producing bacteria produced when you eat. Though unseen, plaque sticks to your teeth and along your gum line. It is removed when you clean and floss your teeth…

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rawson dental

19

May

2020

We are open again!

We are delighted to announce that we are open and we’d love to see you again! We are no longer restricted to dealing with dental emergencies only! The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPCC) eased the COVID 19 restrictions in all General Dental Practices from Level 3 to Level 1. As a result, RAWSON Dental, your Epping Dentist, has resumed practising this week and you can make an appointment to see us for your regular dental work. You can now receive the routine dental check-ups and care you deserve. We can care for dental health again. PLEASE NOTE: If you…

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rootFracture

07

Apr

2020

Horizontal tooth fracture

A blow to your face near your mouth in an accident or while playing a contact sport can be dangerous. If that happens, please come to see us at your Epping Dentist as soon as you can. One of our friendly dentists can then examine your teeth in detail to ensure there is no damage to any of your teeth – or their roots. The sooner we can diagnose a cracked tooth, the better, as there is more chance then that the tooth can be saved, rather than extracted. Sometimes, you may not realise that one of your teeth was…

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periodontal disease dentist epping dentist

12

Feb

2020

Obesity and Periodontal Disease

Are you overweight by any chance – or do you have periodontal disease? Researchers have found that people who are obese are more likely to have periodontal disease – and people who have periodontal disease are more likely to be obese. Apparently, they have this relationship as each of them causes general inflammation in the body, which then makes the other more likely. Unfortunately, they can each have highly undesirable outcomes long-term, so having both would be double the trouble. So, if you are overweight or obese, please come to see your Epping Dentist at Rawson Dental, so we can…

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