Our team at Greenland Dental would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a safe and happy new year.
Our practice will be open between Christmas and New Year, closing for week-ends and public holidays only. We feel we have a duty of care to our community to be open for emergency care during this period. If you need an appointment, please call early in the morning as we may close earlier than usual depending on our bookings.
You can also reserve an appointment through our online booking system. If an appointment isn’t available online, please call our practice on 07 5495 4266.
Don’t use teeth to open your presents Christmas morning.
Sip water throughout the day as we tend to snack more often and overindulge on sugary foods and drinks during this period.
Keep up your normal oral hygiene routine of brushing twice daily and hopefully flossing too.
Changes to your mouth occur over time, however the most common reason for a loose dentures is bone resorption. This is a slow natural process where the gums and bone begin to shrink because they are no longer required to hold teeth in place.
Gum disease is a slow and often painless process which can lead to tooth loss. Inflammation of your gums will occur if plaque is not removed regularly from along the gum line. Plaque that is not removed on a daily basis will set hard turning it into tartar also known...