Dentists of Ivanhoe

Myth: Flossing isn’t necessary anymore [ video ]

Transcript: – Hi, it’s Dr. Shehan from Dentists of Ivanhoe, and I want to talk to you about the myth that’s been floating around recently that says flossing isn’t necessary anymore. Recently, the recommendation to floss was removed by the Dietary Guidelines of Americans based on a lack of strong evidence to support the practise.… Continue reading Myth: Flossing isn’t necessary anymore [ video ]

Myth: Have a Baby, Lose a Tooth [ video ]

Transcript: – Hi, it’s Dr. Shehan from Dentists of Ivanhoe, and I want to bust the myth, have a baby, lose a tooth. It’s a fact that when you’re an expecting mother, you’re at increased risk for tooth decay, gum disease and infections, and this is due to the hormonal changes that you go through… Continue reading Myth: Have a Baby, Lose a Tooth [ video ]

How to Brush your Children’s Teeth [ video ]

  Transcript: – Hi, it’s Dr. Shehan from Dentists of Ivanhoe, and I want to talk to you about how to brush your children’s teeth today. So, if your child is between the ages of 18 months and six years old, you wanna be using children’s toothpaste, not adult toothpaste, because it has half the… Continue reading How to Brush your Children’s Teeth [ video ]

Myth: I need to see my dentist every 6 months [ video ]

  Transcript: – Hi, it’s Dr. Shehan from Dentists of Ivanhoe. I wanna talk to you about the myth that you need to see your dentist every six months. Now, it’s sort of a myth. It really depends on how often you need to see the dentist. The large majority of the population will need… Continue reading Myth: I need to see my dentist every 6 months [ video ]

The importance of Flossing

How many times have you been to the dentist and been asked: “Are you flossing?” You probably ask yourself “why is it so important” and “what’s the point of doing it every day”? Flossing removes food and plaque caught in between the teeth that if left there can harden into calculus (aka tartar). Calculus can… Continue reading The importance of Flossing

How do I know if my teeth and gums are healthy? [ video ]

Hi, it’s Dr. Shehan here, from Dentists of Ivanhoe Central. One of the biggest misconceptions out there is that if I don’t feel any pain from my teeth and gums, that they’re healthy. Sounds logical, right? But the reality is that there could be a number of things that’s going on in your mouth, like… Continue reading How do I know if my teeth and gums are healthy? [ video ]

Are diet soft drinks bad for my teeth? [ video ]

Transcript: Hi, It’s Dr. Shehan from Dentists of Ivanhoe Central. Today I’d like to talk to you a little bit about diet soft drinks versus regular soft drinks. Now, over the last decade or so there’s been a huge shift in people having diet soft drinks, or zero sugar soft drinks, versus having normal soft… Continue reading Are diet soft drinks bad for my teeth? [ video ]

3 Types Of Teeth Whitening You Should Know About

Let’s see those pearly whites! Have you ever thought about whitening your teeth and wanted to know more? Well then, read on! There are many benefits to whitening your teeth. Having a brighter smile can give the impression of vitality, youth, happiness, warmth and radiant health. In general, a nice smile is perceived to be… Continue reading 3 Types Of Teeth Whitening You Should Know About