1300SMILES Dentists Blog

What is Temporomandibular Joint Disorder?

Do you suffer from headaches, have pain or difficulty chewing? Or maybe you just have a constant stiff or locked jaw? If so, you may suffer from Temporomandibular joint disorder,...

Why do some people snore?

Have you ever wondered why some people snore or wake up constantly during the night? The strange noise that some of us make when we sleep at night is commonly...

The troubling truth on teeth whitening

Did you know that more and more Aussies are whitening their teeth than ever before? In fact, over 22% of Aussies are now whitening their teeth - that’s an increase...

Which sports require a mouthguard?

Football, hockey, and soccer – just a few of the sports that come to mind when we think of sports that require facial protection including the wearing of a mouthguard....

What is the Child Dental Benefit Schedule?

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) covers some, or the total, cost of certain essential dental services for eligible children. These eligible children need to be aged between two and...

1300SMILES Dentists is joining Abano Group

This week it was announced that 1300SMILES Dentists, founded and led by Dr Daryl Holmes, is joining Abano Group as a new brand beside Maven and Lumino. 1300SMILES Dentists has...

What are dental crowns?

Your guide to dental crowns: What are they, and when would you need them If you have a cracked, broken or damaged tooth, a dentist may recommend you get a...

What are my teeth-straightening options?

Do you feel yourself hiding your teeth during photos? Maybe your dentist is concerned about your bite and has recommended braces. After all, having straighter teeth goes beyond appearances. Teeth...

When should I take my child to the dentist?

Many parents may delay their child’s first dental visit until their little one has most or all of their baby teeth. However, the Australian Dental Association (ADA) recommends that children...

What are fissure seals?

A  fissure seal – or fissure sealant – is a preventative measure where a dentist applies a protective layer into deep grooves and pits (fissures) on your chewing teeth (your...

The perfect smile for your perfect day

The wedding day countdown is on! Whether you’re tying the knot in just a few weeks, months, or years the team at 1300SMILES Dentists can help you get your smile...

DIY Teeth Whitening

Raise your hand if you have ever thought about trying one of the countless DIY videos on social media. There seems to be a DIY hack for almost anything, including...

Wedding Day Teeth Whitening

Wedding season is here! With many couples choosing this time of year to tie the knot, the final wedding day preparations will be well and truly under way. Since you’ll...

Teeth Straightening for your teenager

Not all adult teeth grow in how they should and having a straight and beautiful smile can be a very contentious issue for some teenagers as it can affect self-esteem...

How to take care of your Dentures

If you have a set of Dentures you would understand the integral role they play in your day-to-day life. Not only do they assist in jaw functionality and help with...

Teenagers and their oral health

Between the ages of 10 to 14 can be a very challenging time for your teen/pre-teen, with lots of things changing around them like the transition between primary and high...

What is Tooth Mousse?

Does just the thought of eating or drinking something hot or cold make your mouth hurt? Well, you are not alone, tooth sensitivity is common and can be caused by...

Innovation with a smile

After beginning his professional career in the RAAF as a dental officer, BGS Old Boy Daryl Holmes OBE ’81 went on to change the face of dentistry in Australia through...

How to maintain a white smile

If you have had your teeth professionally whitened this year with one of our Take-Home Teeth Whitening kits or In-Chair Teeth Whitening you’re going to want to note down the...

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