Top 4 Dental Tips During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman’s life. There are many things to plan for and a multitude of details to take care of. But in all the excitement of pregnancy and childbirth a woman should be sure take care of their dental health and that of their babies.

Happily, though some treatments and medications are better avoided in the first three months, most routine treatment is perfectly safe during pregnancy.

To ensure safe dental treatment during pregnancy, let your dentist know you are pregnant.


10 Amazing Factoids About Your Teeth

The modern environment is kaleidoscopic and sometimes confusing. In this hectic world, it can be difficult to enjoy a few minutes of quiet amusements without being interrupted by phone calls, texts, or annoying advertisements.

To offer you a break, the professionals at Dr. Sachdeva’s Dental Surgery are here to give you a break with this short list of dental myths and folk-beliefs. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed putting it together.

Some of the myths that revolve around curing toothaches are more than a bit odd.

Dentist Wantirna South Tips: Don’t let December Damage your Dental Bliss

Infographic: Don’t let December Damage your Dental Bliss

At this festive time of year, when everything seems happy and joyful, your dental health can be put at risk for several reasons: stress from family, work, and limited time pressures, an increased about of less than healthy holiday food and drink, and weakened will power to resist unhealthy temptations.

Here is a little bit of unsolicited, free advice from Dr. Sachdeva’s Dental Surgery to help your get through December’s dental dangers. Sometimes our behaviour and will power can be influenced just enough to make a difference by hearing a bit of advice and encouragement.

Wantirna South Dentist Trivia: How Eating Disorders Affect Your Oral Health

How Eating Disorders Affect Your Oral Health

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are eating disorders that have many adverse, physiological consequences on the body including serious oral health problems.

Alterations in Oral Health


There may be inflammation, reddening, or ulceration of the gums


Decay (leading to cavities in the teeth)

Corrosion (from stomach acid or from acidic comestibles)

Gums and Bones

There is increased risk of gum disease and hence, bone susceptibility


5 Tips to Help You Get Ready for Dental Visits

Visiting the dentist can daunt some people, but if you follow these five tips you should be able to be – “Ready! Get set! Go!” to your visit.

Being ready helps you and your dentist make the most of your dental visits.

Whether your visit is a checkup, a cleaning, or a treatment, there are a few things you should do.

  1. Confirm your appointment. Check with your dental office 24 hours in advance of your appointment. This avoids any mix-ups, and makes sure that you and your dentist will be ready for each other at the same time.
  2. Arrive on time. Actually, a few minutes early won’t hurt. This helps you be more relaxed and at ease and also give you more time to fill in any forms that might be needed.