Since it’s now mid-April, you’ve hopefully filed your tax return for the past year. If so, you’ll likely receive a tax refund any day now! When you do, though, don’t use it on novelties and trinkets. Instead, try to spend your tax refund on oral health. This investment in your smile would have a lot of perks! To prove it, your Melbourne dentist is here with the evidence. Read on, then, to learn three major reasons to spend your refund on professional dentistry.(more…)
3 Reasons to Invest Your Tax Refund in Oral Health
April 14, 2023
3 Bad Habits that Could Damage Your Dentures
March 9, 2023
If you have dentures to replace missing teeth, you probably appreciate the way it makes you look and feel every day. With that in mind, you probably want your prosthetic to last for as long as possible.
To do that, you would do well to avoid certain bad habits that could potentially damage dentures if you aren’t careful. Here are a few examples.(more…)
How Dental Implants Can Prevent Facial Collapse
February 16, 2023
If you have gaps in your grin, this does more than just impact the way your beam looks. It can also make it difficult for you to feel confident in the way your smile looks, which can make social situations less enjoyable. Missing teeth can also lead to facial collapse. Continue reading to learn why this is as well as what dental implants can do to prevent it.(more…)
How to Protect Your Teeth During Your Fitness Journey
December 29, 2022
It’s a new year soon, so you probably have some New Year’s Resolutions — things like learning a new language, improving your job prospects, etc. Whatever else is on the list, though, chances are fitness is a goal too. In that case, you’ll need to ensure your physical activity doesn’t conflict with your smile. Your teeth could suffer otherwise! Thankfully, your Melbourne dentist can help you. Here’s a summary of four helpful tips on safely maintaining physical fitness and oral health.(more…)
Why Do I Have Morning Breath?
November 14, 2022
After waking up from a restful sleep, you go to have breakfast with your family. When trying to say, “Good morning,” you suddenly notice an unpleasant smell coming from your mouth. Although brushing your teeth and tongue helps, you might wonder why this started in the first place. Read on to learn the common causes of morning breath, several prevention tactics, and how your dentist can help!(more…)
3 Ways You’ll Save Money by Visiting Your Dentist
October 4, 2022
If you have dental insurance, you’ve wisely chosen to invest in your smile—but it’s completely up to you to take advantage of your benefits! After all, visiting your dentist always results in great things for your smile. But did you know that it can also greatly benefit your wallet? Here are three ways how!(more…)
4 Ways That Smiling Can Improve Your Overall Health
September 26, 2022
Your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you, so you should smile as often as possible! But according to research from Yale University, men smile an average of eight times a day, with women smiling around 62 times daily. That said, men and women alike should consider smiling frequently, as the habit actually comes with several awesome health benefits! Here’s more from your dentist in Melbourne about four of them.(more…)
Can Tooth Infections Be Fatal?
September 24, 2022
Few things in this world are as aggravating as a toothache! And almost everyone experiences tooth pain now and again—but can these pesky little aches ever become life-threatening? In some cases, the underlying causes for the pain can progress into serious or even fatal problems! Keep reading to learn more from your emergency dentist in Melbourne about toothaches and when they can potentially become deadly, along with some tips for safeguarding your smile.(more…)
Use It Or Lose It
September 16, 2022
Dear Chenet Dental Family,
It is hard to believe that we are at the end of the year already! Time has certainly gone by fast. You are receiving this letter because our records indicate you have dental insurance and you currently have a balance left in your “insurance account” that has not been used. Many of you also participate in a FSA “Flexible Spending Account” or HSA “Health Savings Account” with your employer as well. In most cases any benefits left in these accounts at the end of the year will be LOST.(more…)
Interproximal Cavities: How Do They Develop & How Can You Treat Them?
August 23, 2022
A survey published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2016 found that over 90 percent of adults in the nation have had a cavity. When people think about getting cavities, they often imagine opening their mouth and finding a dark splotch on the visible surface of their tooth. While this can be the most noticeable sign of a cavity, sometimes they can be sneakier and form between teeth, hiding from plain view. Read on to learn more about how cavities between teeth develop and what your dentist can do to treat them.(more…)