From the Blog

By Terrigal | May 24, 2017

P r e v e n t i o n! Is better than a cure!

Here at Terrigal Dental we are all about Prevention! Attending regular visits to the dentist prevents toothaches and wallet aches. Lets put it into perspective, lets say you skip your 6 monthly check up and by the time you get around to coming back it has been 2 or 3 years since your last visit and…

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By Terrigal | April 26, 2017

SPIT… Don’t rinse!

DID YOU KNOW … DENTISTS RECOMMEND ADULTS TO SPIT TOOTHPASTE OUT AFTER BRUSHING BUT AVOID RINSING WITH WATER AFTER WARD?? By spitting toothpaste out then not rinsing with water it ensures that the fluoride found in the majority of toothpastes will remain on the teeth and continue to be effective.  

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By Terrigal | April 20, 2017

The Latest Trends?

Coconut oil pulling or activated charcoal for your mouth? These are the latest trends that keeps popping up all over our social media feeds. We being asked on a regular basis by many of our patients and friends if it really works?! These alternative oral hygiene products claim many things from tooth whitening to internal…

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By Terrigal | April 5, 2017

Take Your Pik!

Everybody knows that brushing is important, BUT toothbrushes alone cannot get into all the gaps between your teeth where sneaky plaque can hide. That’s where inter dental brushes also known as ‘Piksters’ come in. Pikster’s are small rounded brushes designed to slide in and clean the spaces between teeth. It has tiny bristles on all sides…

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By Terrigal | March 29, 2017

What’s Your Flavour?

Tell us what’s your flavour? Flavour of tooth mousse that is! We all know how important it is for our bodies to get the right nutrients to stay healthy, but did you that certain minerals help to protect your teeth? While the most well known is fluoride, calcium and phosphate are also key ingredients in…

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By Terrigal | March 22, 2017

I just found out I am pregnant, how will this affect my mouth?

Pregnancy can affect your gums, in fact, some women who are pregnant can experience a condition known as pregnancy gingivitis where the gums become red, swollen and uncomfortable. The best way to avoid this is with thorough brushing and flossing and regular visits to the dentist for professional cleaning. Your gums can also affect your…

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