What Is The Difference Between Invisalign And Retainers?

Posted on May 17, 2022

They both fit snugly over your teeth and are part of the tooth straightening process. It’s hardly surprising that people sometimes confuse the concept of Invisalign with that of retainers. Despite having such similar appearances, the differences between Invisalign and retainers are pretty major. To clear up any confusion, here’s what you need to know: So, Is Invisalign a retainer?  The two share similarities in how they look but the answer is a clear-cut no. There is no such thing … Continue reading “What Is The Difference Between Invisalign And Retainers?”

Why are Regular Dental Checkups so Important?

Posted on April 13, 2022

Like many people in Townsville, you are probably well aware of the 6-month check-up period recommended by dentists – but do you know why getting check-ups so regularly is important? If you answered no, you are certainly not alone. The simple answer is that it’s beneficial for patients. While there are numerous reasons why, here are five of the major ones. 1. Prevent Serious Conditions Most people would agree that it’s generally difficult to get a good, deep look at … Continue reading “Why are Regular Dental Checkups so Important?”

Are Dental Implants Safe?

Posted on March 29, 2022

When it comes to missing tooth replacements that look and feel the most like natural teeth,  Dental Implants are usually the best available solution. They are permanent, low-maintenance for patients, restore full function of your teeth and even prevent bones loss and gum issues that can arise from missing teeth.  It’s not a simple one-day procedure, getting dental implants requires a series of appointments, surgery and healing period which altogether takes months. This leaves many people wondering if they are … Continue reading “Are Dental Implants Safe?”

Do Cavities in Baby Teeth Need To Be Filled?

Posted on March 29, 2022

A relatively common question dentists get from parents of children with tooth decay is “Should cavities in baby teeth be filled?” We understand why this question comes to mind, baby teeth are not permanent so it may seem redundant spending time repairing an issue in  a tooth that will eventually fall out anyway.  While the answer may differ slightly on a case-by-case basis, one thing that’s certain is that it is for a dentist to determine. If a child or … Continue reading “Do Cavities in Baby Teeth Need To Be Filled?”

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Replace Missing Teeth Townsville?

Posted on March 29, 2022

Missing one or multiple teeth is more than just an aesthetic issue. It can leave you at risk of gum disease, tooth decay and misalignment as teeth may shift towards the space. It can even impact teh shape of your face over a long period time. Plus, on a daily basis it can cause sensitivity and difficulty with chewing or biting. If you’re exploring missing tooth replacements and wondering if cosmetic dentistry could be a solution – here’s what you … Continue reading “Can Cosmetic Dentistry Replace Missing Teeth Townsville?”

What is all-on-4 Implants?

Posted on March 15, 2022

All-on-4 dental implants are a permanent solution for a healthier smile for life. Suitable for patients missing several teeth, all-on-4 implants replace both the bottom and top row of your teeth with the support of just four dental implants. If you’re looking for dental implants in Townsville, you can rest assured that our experienced dentists will help you achieve the beautiful results you deserve. Keep reading to find out more about all-on-4 implants and how they can benefit you.  What … Continue reading “What is all-on-4 Implants?”

Are your children’s teeth ready for school? Get them checked today!

Posted on February 15, 2022

Good oral health starts at a young age, so taking your child to a children’s dental clinic is a must. By taking your child to the dentist at a young age, you are ensuring and instilling good oral hygiene habits, helping them avoid future dental issues and helping them to feel comfortable and familiar in the dentist chair.  With school starting, nobody wants their child to go onto school feeling self conscious of their smile or breath.  Are your children’s … Continue reading “Are your children’s teeth ready for school? Get them checked today!”

Start the year off brighter with Digital Smile Design!

Posted on January 10, 2022

Introduction Start the year off brighter with Digital Smile Design! With the new year quickly approaching, many of us will use this opportunity to make resolutions to whether it’s losing weight, getting organised or running a marathon. If there’s something you want to change or to accomplish, a fresh year seems like the perfect time to begin. At Dentists at Healthlink, we want to help you with whatever it is you want to achieve – starting with a brand new … Continue reading “Start the year off brighter with Digital Smile Design!”

6 Ways To Keep On Top Of Your Dental Hygiene For The Holidays

Posted on December 17, 2021

With the holiday season now underway, much of the festive joy comes from enjoying good food with the people you love.  In order to keep your teeth, your children’s teeth, and the teeth of your loved ones healthy as you eat and treat your way through the holiday season, there are several factors you can incorporate into your holiday routine in order to keep on top of your dental hygiene: Avoid too many sugary foods  There is nothing wrong with … Continue reading “6 Ways To Keep On Top Of Your Dental Hygiene For The Holidays”

Tooth Sensitivity After Filling – Is It Normal?

Posted on February 26, 2021

A filling is a treatment for a tooth damaged by decay. A filling restores the damaged tooth back to its normal function and shape while preventing further decay. It’s also the one of the most common procedures that takes place in the dental office. Fillings are safe and effective, but some people might experience temporary discomfort or tooth sensitivity after the procedure. In this article, we look at the reason why some tooth sensitivity after a filling can be considered normal and when to … Continue reading “Tooth Sensitivity After Filling – Is It Normal?”