Dental Advice

Smile Store partner with CanTeen to support young people living with cancer

In April 2014 Smile Store partnered with CanTeen on a project to help young people living with cancer by providing them with oral health products that relieve dry mouth and prevent infection.

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Smile Store supporting the Wish for a Smile Trust

Smile Store support the Wish for a Smile Trust, an organisation that aims to make specialist orthodontic treatment available to young New Zealanders who would otherwise be unable to access orthodontic care.

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What is Gum or periodontal disease?

Periodontal [Gum] diseases range from simple gum inflammation to serious disease that results in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that support the teeth. In the worst cases, teeth are lost.

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Gum disease has Higher Risk of Causing Stroke than Diabetes

Oral health is one of the gateways to general health and well being and brushing up on your daily dental routine has never been more important according to recent findings.

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Oral Cancer - Facts & Figures

When detected early, oral cancer patients have an 80 to 90 percent survival rate. Unfortunately, 40% of those diagnosed with oral cancer will die within five years because the majority of these cases will be discovered as a late stage malignancy.

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10 Toothbrush Mistakes -- and How to Fix Them

Brush up on your skills with these easy-to-follow tips. 1. Choose the Right Tool Do you have the right toothbrush? Think about the size of your mouth, says Richard H. Price, DMD,

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