1300SMILES Dentists Blog

Dry Mouth

By Dr Mohammed Yusuf B.O.H, Dip of Dentistry Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, is the subjective feeling of dryness in the mouth. It affects approximately 10% of the general...

Halitosis, Oral Malodour or Bad Breath

By Dr Bindu Kayala B.D.S. Halitosis, oral malodour or bad breath is a common complaint in adults, although few mention it. Halitosis is most commonly caused by: Poor oral hygiene,...

Quick Straight Teeth

By Dr Alastair McGregor B.D.S. Short term orthodontics with Quick Straight Teeth is a new concept that I use now to address the adults of the community who have some...

Smile Makeover

By Dr Dinesh Gunasinghe B.D.S. A cosmetic smile makeover is the art of designing a new enhanced and aesthetically improved smile. Smile makeovers use a combination of porcelain veneers, composite...

I’ve have to lose a tooth! What now?

By Dr Jannen Tan B.D.Sc (Hons) (Melb) The consequences of tooth loss “Just rip ‘em out doc!” a heartbreaking phrase we Dentists hear all too frequently. Ever wondered why it...

YWAM Outreach Program

New YWAM Patrol Tender proudly sponsored by 1300SMILES (Oct’16 onwards) – with more than double the previous Zodiac carrying capacity, this new Tender allows healthcare volunteers access to more remote...

How to get a whiter, brighter smile

Do you want a whiter, brighter smile before your formal event? 10 Teeth Whitening Questions Answered with Dr Maddison 1.  Why should I get my teeth whitened? If you want a...

Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease or Gum Disease is a common condition affecting about 47% of the population and has been present for millennia. Early humans also suffered from this debilitating condition. There...

Bon Voyage MV YWAM PNG!

MV YWAM PNG is on her way to Papua New Guinea for an 8-month deployment. Youth With A Mission (YWAM) is a worldwide Christian movement operating in more than 1,000...

Dental Implants

A Dental Implant is an artificial tooth root that is placed inside the jaw bone. Dental Implants are used to replace missing teeth when a patient has lost one or...

Teeth Whitening 101

As the name suggests, this treatment is all about lightening stained or discoloured teeth. While you can purchase over-the-counter DIY toothpastes and strips, only your dentist is best qualified to...

YWAM in Kivaumai Village

Daryl Holmes Managing Director of 1300SMILES Dentists, is proud to have worked with the YWAM Medical Ship in Kivaumai Village.

Keep Your Teeth Strong and Healthy!

Do you want to keep your teeth strong and healthy? Follow these ten tips to keep your teeth strong and healthy and improve your overall health. 1. Eat well What...

Dental Health Week 2016

This year Dental Health Week runs from 1-7 August and is focusing on Women and Oral Health. Hormones can play havoc with a woman's oral health and in a recent...

How to floss like a boss!

Did you know that nearly half the surface area of your teeth lies between them? If you’re solely relying on brushing alone then you’re not cleaning a large portion of...

YWAM in Marobe Province

Youth With A Mission (YWAM) is a worldwide Christian movement operating in more than 1,000 locations in more than 180 countries. 1300SMILES Dentists are proud to support YWAM with supplies...

Are you suffering from tooth sensitivity?

Do your teeth twinge when you eat or drink certain things? You could be suffering from sensitive teeth. In most cases, the sensation occurs when the fluids within dentine, the...

YWAM and 1300SMILES Dentists

Youth With A Mission (YWAM) is a worldwide Christian movement operating in more than 1,000 locations in more than 180 countries. 1300SMILES Dentists are proud to support YWAM Townsville. 1300SMILES...

1300SMILES grow

1300SMILES Ltd has completed the acquisition of Dentalplus, a long established (15 years), multi-dentist practice in the northern Brisbane suburb of Brendale, Queensland. Located close to the 1300SMILES operation in...

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