10 Common Dental Myths Busted!

At Somerset Dental, we understand that a trip to the dentist can be scary. That’s why our first priority is your comfort. However, this fear of oral care has led...


What’s ‘Normal’ in Oral Health When Ageing?

As we age, we tend to see a decline in our oral health, but many of these oral health issues are not related to ageing. Instead, they’re often caused by...


How do I know if I have bad breath? And what do I do?

Isn’t it better to know that you have bad breath, rather than be told that you have bad breath? There are a few ways to test the smell of your...


Finally, a dental surgery that says – ‘Walk ins are welcome’ – Even on a Saturday

You never can tell just when you might eat popcorn that results in a broken filling or a rouge ball in softball might knock out a tooth on a Saturday...


Dental filling or dental crown – Are they really that different?

Fillings and crowns are both highly effective dental procedures that can fill a cavity or repair a cracked tooth. However a tooth filling or crown can be recommended for different...


5 common dental problems in children

Tooth decay is Australia’s most common health problem and is described as the most common ‘disease’ in Australians. The largest group of tooth decay sufferers are children. According to the...


Bad Breath – What Causes It & How Can You Fix It?

At some point in our lives, we can all suffer from bad breath. Bad breath – which is known in the medical world as “halitosis” – is an unfortunate yet...


Common Tooth Brushing Mistakes You Should Avoid!

Brushing your teeth is great for keeping your mouth clean, fresh and healthy. But here at Somerset Dental Care, we hear about lots of tooth brushing mistakes and mishaps that...


How To Tell When You Need a Filling

Did you know that dental fillings have been around since about the 1500s? Ever since, they have gone on to save a lot of teeth! But how can you tell...


Acid Erosion and What Can Cause It

Did you know that tooth enamel is the strongest substance in the human body? However even the strongest of substances are susceptible to issues. Acid erosion, also known as dental...