Brisbane Dental Blog

Top5 Most Common Dental Problems

Some people are too embarrassed to get their teeth checked if there is a problem. However, the truth is that almost any oral health problem you may have has been seen by the dentist hundreds of times before. Below are five of the most common dental problems dentists see in their clinics.

Tooth Implant, future or now?

In the media recently is a group of scientists growing a tooth implant from urine! A novel approach, and it go us at Smile Artistry thinking...

Could you have a tooth removed and just have a new one implanted?

The article read about how scientists have extracted gorwth potential from urine to grow tooth-like substances.  The substance was only one third as strong as tooth enamel and was only successful 30% of the time.

Is 'Root Canal' a bad word"?

Many patients don’t know what a root canal treatment really is, they just hear the name and think of all the bad press a root canal treatment gets. When really they are not bad at all, in fact they are great because they save your tooth from an extraction which no one wants.


Mouthwashes can be a great way to freshen your breath throughout the day as well as reducing plague. When choosing a Mouthwash to suit you it is important that you know what you are using it for as using the wrong Mouthwash can be ineffective.

Dentist: "A person qualified in the science of diagnosis and treatment of...

Dentist: "A person qualified in the science of diagnosis and treatment of...

... diseases and disorders of the teeth and gums.

And you thought a dentist just likes asking you questions when they have their hands in your mouth.

These days, a Dentist is trained to work as a part of the wider medical profession to look after your mouth.

Is fluoride safe and does it really help my teeth?

The use of fluoride is important for both adults and children in the prevention of dental decay. Fluoride acts to protect and strengthen tooth enamel making it more resistant to acid attack. Fluoride also helps to remineralise or rebuild teeth, preventing early decay from getting worse. 

Denture replacement with Dental Implants

Replacing your dentures with Dental Implants can give you a return to proper eating, chewing, function and smiling.

New technologies, techniques and materials now at Smile Artistry are allowing for you to have your full dentures replaced with dental implants and fixed-in bridges in a short few days.  To help prospective clients understand this treatment we have created a website all about it, Teeth on Implants at

Caffeine and Your Mouth

Many of us are aware that coffee and tea causes teeth staining and are concerned about the aesthetics, however most are not aware that caffeine, found in coffee, tea, soft drink and energy drinks, can have an adverse effect on your oral health.

Dental implants – the way of the future

Dentures used to be the only way to replace several missing teeth. Many people who are missing their top or bottom teeth have dentures, but they can be hard to maintain and uncomfortable for many. As technology has evolved, so has dentistry. The past decade has seen a big shift in tooth replacement and dentists now have other options, including the use of dental implants.

Mouthrinses - What mouthrinses are best for you?

Good oral hygiene is essential for maintaining health teeth and gums. Good oral home care includes twice daily brushing and flossing and the use of a mouthrinse. Choosing a mouthrinse can be confusing as there are many types of mouthrinses on the market claiming to do different things. It is wise to choose a mouthrinse that will help with any issues you may have with your teeth or gums.