yellow teeth

Yellow teeth? Here’s why!

You brush and floss every day, yet your teeth look yellow. If you find yourself staring in the mirror wondering why your teeth are faded and yellow, read on. Check your diet Food and drinks can be the most significant cause of yellow teeth. Often drinking red wine, coffee, tea, and carbonated beverages regularly can…

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Sustain your sparkling smile over the party season

The summer holiday/ wedding season is upon us! Unfortunately, all the extra food and drinks will probably affect your waistline, but they can also affect your smile.  Here are some tips from our dentists in Penrith to maintain your sparkling smile throughout the party season. Keep brushing and flossing It may sound like simple advice,…

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Sleep issues keeping you up? Here’s how we can help.

Trouble sleeping at night? Do you wake up tired? You could have an underlying sleep issue!     Sleep issues Insomnia, snoring, bruxism (tooth grinding), and sleep apnoea are often considered the most common sleep issues. Luckily, if you have trouble sleeping, snoring, or grinding your teeth, your dentist may be able to help (or refer…

What happens at a dental check-up?

Often we have new patients call and ask what happens when they book a dental check-up appointment with us.    A regular dental check-up appointment usually consists of two parts:  1/ Examination of your mouth and teeth by one of our qualified Dentists 2/ Cleaning of your teeth by the Dentist   Dental appointment process…

Do not delay seeking treatment for emergency dental issues

When you experience tooth pain or suffer a dental injury it is essential that you seek emergency dental treatment as soon as possible. But how do you know what is considered a dental emergency? Read on to find out.    Dental emergencies in Penrith If you are experiencing the following issues, you have a dental…

tooth grinding

Why tooth grinding sucks more than going to the gym at 6 am

You might be a tooth grinder or jaw clencher and not even know it! Many people aren’t even aware they are grinding their teeth until a partner mentions it or they experience repetitive symptoms and accompanying pain that they can’t explain.   Teeth grinding occurs day and night Most people are unaware they grind or…

brushing your teeth

Surprising reasons to brush your teeth twice a day

Dentists in Penrith will tell you to brush your teeth twice a day. However, do you know why brushing twice a day is good for you?   Whiter teeth When you eat and drink, colours or pigments from the food and liquid absorb into your teeth. However, brushing twice a day helps remove the discolouring….

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Wisdom teeth – it’s time to go!

At Tindale Dental Centre in Penrith, we regularly treat dental patients experiencing toothache and other issues associated with the arrival of wisdom teeth. What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth are the teeth at the very back of your mouth (otherwise known as “third molars”). These teeth are usually the last teeth to come through the…

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Why does my tongue feel funny?

Does your tongue feel sore? Do you ever feel like your tongue is burning, tingly or prickly? Does the tip of your tongue look red, or do you have little bumps that seem bigger than your usual taste buds? Does your tongue look white and patchy? There are a number of different things that could…