What is a dental crown?

What is a dental crown?

You may have heard of dental crowns and wondered what they are. Dental crowns are artificial caps that are fitted over the top of teeth, to replace or repair them. They're also used to help improve the appearance of a tooth by changing its shape, size, colour, or...

A Closer Look at Dental Veneers

A Closer Look at Dental Veneers

When you’re unhappy with the appearance of your smile, you may notice yourself avoiding smiling or showing your teeth on any occasion. Not being happy with the way your teeth look can have detrimental impacts on your confidence. However, there are easy ways you can...

5 Signs You Need Tooth Fillings

Tooth fillings are one of the most common dental procedures completed in Australia. When asking people about tooth fillings you’ll find that everyone you speak to has had at least one in their lifetime. Fillings are a simple yet effective way to repair teeth that have...

3 Ways to Stop Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a dental issue that thousands of people sufferfrom. The majority ofpeople find that teeth grinding occurs at night whilst sleeping but insome cases, people find themselves consistently grinding and clenching their jaw...

Your Complete Guide to Composite Veneers

In recent years, dental veneers have become one of the most popular options to transform a smile. Veneers are a fantastic option for any smile transformation whether you want to make a subtle change or completely transform your teeth’s appearance. Dental veneers are...

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Fear a Root Canal

Although there’s no reason to, many people fear a visit to the dentist at the thought of having to face tooth decay or cavities. Unfortunately, these fears often spiral into dread at the mention of the words ‘root canal’. Over the years the term has been associated...

6 Tips for Caring for Your Dentures

Taking the step to getting dentures, whether they are brand new or replacements, can be challenging. It’s a delicate process that requires getting used to new habits like talking and eating. At Mermaid Smiles we ensure all our dentures are perfectly customised to each...

Fillings: Everything You Need to Know

Visiting the dentist can make a lot of people feel nervous, especially if a dental procedure like a filling is needed. Despite usually being a minor procedure many associate fillings with pain and avoid getting them done, even if it’s necessary for the ultimate health...