1300SMILES Dentists Blog

Flossing – 1300SMILES Dentists

Back to basics with Flossing Why is flossing important? Here’s something you may not know - nearly half the surface area of your teeth lies between them. And no, we’re not...

Oral Health & Brushing – 1300SMILES Dentists

Brushing If you’re like most people, you probably don’t give much thought about your oral health and how you brush your teeth, beyond squirting on some toothpaste and scrubbing back...

A National Health Crisis

Did you know, the National Child Oral Health Study shows dental decay is the most prevalent oral disease in Australian children? Australian dentists are having to extract multiple teeth from...

Giving back to tune of $8m

The Cowboys Leagues Club has marked donations of more than $8 million to charities and comunity groups in North Queensland since opening in 2001. Chairman of the Cowboys Leagues Club...

Morgan Inks Five-Year Deal with Cowboys

STAR half Michael Morgan is set to become the first home-grown “Cowboy for life” after agreeing to a five-year contract extension with the club. The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys today...

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...

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