Why Have Regular Dental Examinations?

Have you ever wondered why we strongly suggest six monthly check-ups for most people? It’s because regular preventative dental care is the simplest way to maintain healthy teeth and gums. If you have any issues or ongoing dental problems, we might suggest seeing you more frequently. In between your visits to The Avenue Dental, it […]

Tryptophan the Sleep Nutrient and Other Tips for Getting a Better Night Sleep

Specific foods have a reputation for helping you to sleep more soundly, and especially foods containing tryptophan like dairy products. Other good sources of tryptophan are nuts, honey, eggs, and bananas. In fact, if you have trouble sleeping, you can indulge any cravings for carbohydrates. Follow these tips to help you sleep more soundly. Eating […]

Know the Basics of Wearing Braces

Girl with retainers

Braces are excellent for straightening teeth but wearing them and looking after them takes a little more dedication. They take a bit more effort to keep clean, and you do need to avoid certain foods, but your reward is a beautifully straight and healthy smile. Brushing with Braces Tooth brushing is even more essential while […]

Baked Salmon with Sumac and Pomegranate

This salmon salad is healthy and easy to cook and is great for family get-togethers. Ingredients 1 skin-on whole salmon side approximate 1.5kg with pin bones removed and at room temperature 2 cloves peeled and minced garlic 1tsp sumac 2tsp finely grated ginger 3tbsp olive oil 75g pomegranate seeds or 1 pomegranate 1tsp ground cumin […]

The History Behind Toothpaste

Did you realise people have been cleaning their teeth since 5000BC? In fact, the earliest form of toothpaste was created by the Egyptians and contained mint, dried iris flowers, crushed rock salt and pepper. The ingredients created a powder that although quite abrasive, was as effective as most of the toothpaste used even just a […]

Simple Tricks for Making the Most of Your Holiday

Your holiday is a chance for a well-earned rest, so follow these tips to make the most of your time. Slow Down. Lots of people try to fit into many activities, planning a packed itinerary. If this rings a bell, slow down and plan to spend more time exploring fewer destinations and remember less is […]

Top Tips for Healthy Teeth This Holiday Season

Nobody wants to have a dental emergency, and especially not over the holidays when you could be far from home. Follow our simple tips to maintain healthy teeth this holiday season. Use the nutcracker, not your teeth! Trying to crack nuts with your teeth could prove costly. Hard nuts can damage or crack tooth enamel […]

Thai-Style Turkey Salad

If you’re wondering what to do with all that leftover turkey, this is a great recipe to try! Ingredients 2 finely chopped and deseeded long red chillies 200g rice vermicelli noodles 1 chopped garlic clove 80ml fish sauce 2tsp grated fresh ginger 1 carrot cut into matchsticks 100ml lime juice ¼ cup brown sugar or […]