Tired of waking up tired?

Tired of waking up tired?

Did you know that 2 out of 10 Australian adults will snore at some time during their life? Usually snoring is a sign of sleep-disordered breathing in any age group ( children and adults) plus it annoys your partner and also affects their sleep quality. In addition for...
Toothbrush Tips

Toothbrush Tips

When I first moved to Queensland I was amazed to discover electric blankets for sale in retail stores. Surely one would never need an electric blanket in sunny warm Queensland?  However, over the past few weeks, I have had the odd occasion to pop on the electric...
The perils of being a wine judge

The perils of being a wine judge

All teeth experience some degree of wear as we age. Your dentist may tell you that your teeth show signs of dental erosion, and it has nothing to do with Maroochy River king tides! Erosion occurs when enamel is dissolved from tooth surfaces, and the teeth may appear...
Teeth Tips

Teeth Tips

Here are some practical and useful hints and facts about teeth hygiene that you may have pondered at some stage in your life. Consider, whilst you are aiming for or maintaining a healthy diet and body fitness routine, remember to also give some serious attention to...
Pain in the neck…

Pain in the neck…

Orofacial pain is described as pain experienced in any of the following sites; face, sides of head, mouth, jaws, ears or behind the eyes. In addition, orofacial pain includes aching teeth that are not decayed or in poor shape. People often describe orofacial pain as...
Osteoporosis and oral health

Osteoporosis and oral health

Medicines called bisphosphonates (pronounced biz –fos – fon -ates) are used to prevent bone fractures and in the treatment and pain control of some bone diseases. About 400,000 Australians take bisphosphonate. These medicines have been helpful in the treatment...