Periodontitis – How important really are my gums?

How important are your gums? What kind of dental issues can you gums suffer from and how to dentists treat gum disease? Let’s take a look at periodontitis. Periodontitis and your Mouth The team at Fernvale Dental like to use an analogy of your mouth being like...

Hypomineralisation AKA chalky teeth.

Hypomineralisation (also known as ‘chalky teeth’) is a developmental condition that affects teeth as they are forming during the last trimester of pregnancy and the first four years of life. Enamel on these teeth has marked, chalky looking areas with less...

Halitosis – Chronic Bad Breath

Bad breath (also known as halitosis) can impact your life more severely than you’d think. It can make conversation unpleasant, ruin the taste of your food, and it can cause problems in relationships and friendships. So what do you do if your breath stinks? Read...

Flossing – Is it really worth the effort?

Do I need to floss my teeth every day? This is a good question and one our friendly dentists get asked very frequently. Obviously brushing your teeth is super important and you need to perform it correctly 2x a day, but what about flossing? Just brushing will never...

Does your child need a mouthguard to play sport?

Does your child need a mouthguard to play sport? If your child is over 7 years of age and playing a contact sport, we recommend using a mouthguard to prevent injury. Read more below! Does your child need a mouthguard to play sport? Mouthguards are special devices made...