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How long does it take to fully recover from wisdom teeth extraction?

One of the questions you may understandably have regarding wisdom teeth extraction is, how long does it take for wisdom teeth to heal? And while this differs from patient to patient, it generally takes about two weeks to fully recover. A wisdom teeth healing timeline may look something like this: Within the first 24 hours,… Continue reading How long does it take to fully recover from wisdom teeth extraction?

Tips To Protect Your Brilliant Smile

Keep Your Teeth Healthy and Strong If you want your teeth to stay bright and white, it’s not that difficult to achieve. You can avoid dental decay, gum disease and damage to tooth enamel, and show off your beautiful white teeth for years to come. An attractive, bright smile can be yours for the rest… Continue reading Tips To Protect Your Brilliant Smile

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Ivanhoe Dental Clinic Fully Open For All Patients (press release)

Ivanhoe VIC, Australia – May 12, 2020 — One of Ivanhoe’s top-rated dental clinics is pleased to announce that their practice is now able to see patients for all types of treatment. In the wake of COVID-19, many dental practices were closed or could only offer emergency dental treatment. The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee… Continue reading Ivanhoe Dental Clinic Fully Open For All Patients (press release)

Myth: Gum disease is only a problem for your mouth [ video ]

Transcript: – Hi, it’s Dr. Shehan from Dentists of Ivanhoe and today I want to talk to you about the myth that gum disease is only a problem for your mouth. Gum disease is a systemic disease, meaning that it affects your whole body. So gum disease has been linked to diabetes, heart disease, stroke,… Continue reading Myth: Gum disease is only a problem for your mouth [ video ]

Myth: If my teeth don’t hurt, there’s nothing wrong with them [ video ]

Transcript: – Hi, it’s Dr Shehan from Dentists of Ivanhoe, and I want to bust the myth that if my teeth don’t hurt, there’s nothing wrong with them. Unfortunately, with teeth, no pain does not equal no problems. Early decay and early gum disease is usually painless process. It’s kinda like high cholesterol or having… Continue reading Myth: If my teeth don’t hurt, there’s nothing wrong with them [ video ]

Myth: If your gums bleed when you floss, best to leave them alone [ video ]

Transcript: – Hi, it’s Dr. Shehan from Dentists of Ivanhoe, and I want to bust the myth if your gums bleed when you floss, it’s best to leave them alone. Healthy gums don’t usually bleed when you floss. So if you find that when you’re flossing, that your gums are bleeding, it’s a sign that… Continue reading Myth: If your gums bleed when you floss, best to leave them alone [ video ]

Myth: It’s normal to lose your teeth as you get older [ video ]

Transcript: – Hi, it’s Dr. Shehan from Dentists of Ivanhoe, and I want to talk to you about the myth that it’s normal to lose your teeth as you get older. Look, the fact is, older people generally have more fillings and less teeth in their mouth. Now, this is because their teeth have been… Continue reading Myth: It’s normal to lose your teeth as you get older [ video ]

Myth: Looking after Baby Teeth isn’t as Important [ video ]

Transcript: – Hi, it’s Dr. Shehan from Dentists of Ivanhoe, and today, I wanna bust the myth that looking after your baby teeth isn’t as important. Look, it’s true that your baby teeth will get replaced by your adult teeth by the time you’re either 12 or 13 years old, but they do play a… Continue reading Myth: Looking after Baby Teeth isn’t as Important [ video ]

Myth: My parents have bad teeth therefore I will too [ video ]

Transcript: – Hi, it’s Dr. Shehan from Dentists of Ivanhoe and today I want to bust the myth that my parents had bad teeth, therefore I will, too. Guys, genetics play a very small role when it comes to your teeth and your gums. What has a much bigger impact is your diet, your oral… Continue reading Myth: My parents have bad teeth therefore I will too [ video ]

Myth: Only Sugar Causes Tooth Decay [ video ]

Transcript: – Hi, it’s Dr. Shehan from Dentists of Ivanhoe, and I want to bust the myth that only sugar causes tooth decay. It’s true, sugar is the main cause of decay. But there are other causes that I want you to be aware of, namely, acidic food and drink. Now acid can either come… Continue reading Myth: Only Sugar Causes Tooth Decay [ video ]