Lack of Wisdom Teeth

Our wisdom teeth are the third molars that usually emerge when we are in our late teens or early twenties. Not all people develop wisdom teeth. Genetic makeup means some populations and some individuals only have two molars. This is can be a blessing in disguise as wisdom teeth often cause problems when they do…

Mouthwash Controversy

Mouthwash has caused some controversy in several ways. Oral Cancer risk Over the past few years some media reports have linked mouthwash with an increased risk of cancer. This link is very misleading. And as some of the more accurate accounts point out it only the mouthwashes with alcohol that appear to cause this problem….

Braces

Braces Oatlands Dentist Braces have been used to straighten teeth and correct bite problems for the past few generations. There are now many different types of modern braces that have many advantages over more traditional metal wire braces. Metal Wire Braces Telopea These are stainless steel braces, a metal wire that runs through a bracket…

TYPES OF BRACES

Traditional braces are no longer the only option for those needing orthodontic work. And even the traditional braces are now better than they were in the past. Modern technology has made the options less intrusive, less noticeable, and often physically smaller than old fashioned braces. Yet they deliver impressive results for our teeth. Traditional Braces…

Ginseng Cosmetics

Over the last few thousand years Ginseng has been linked to countless health benefits. The legitimacy of these claims is often a little exaggerated, but as ginseng is such an effective adaptogen there is usually a something to what is being said. Ginseng improves overall health, so any problems benefit from this improved functioning.  …

Some frequently asked TKD questions.

Will Taekwondo encourage Children to be more aggressive? No. If anything it has the opposite effect. Discipline, progressive skill development and personal insight will help to make people more balanced, and less likely to provoke aggression. Taekwondo will not promote aggression any more than other sports, perhaps even less. Even individuals initially attracted to the…

Cancer Evidence In Scans

North Ryde Medical Imaging The long used theoretical model that purports to predict the risk of cancer from radiation exposure looks to be obsolete. The many decade old LNT model predicted there was a small but significant cancer risk from low level radiation exposure. But this looks to be false. In fact, there has never…

Fertility Acupuncture

Fertility Acupuncture Sydney Exactly what effects out body’s functioning is never completely certain. Today’s advice may turn out to be an old wives tale. But for the moment we can look at some of the issues being considered when it comes to fertility.   Technology – There have been rumours and speculations for years over…

Some Self Defence Comments

We will take it as understood that it is always best to avoid physical conflicts, and to try to resolve conflicts without violence. There will always be injuries in a physical fight; even the person throwing the punch feels pain. There are often legal problems for all involved.   If the other person is looking…

Self Defence

Some things are necessities, some are luxuries. A basic law of business says you sell luxuries to those who can afford them. Necessities are sold to everybody, because we cannot live without them.   Self Defence Self-defence tends to fall through the gap of this type of thinking. We couldn’t consider it a luxury, but…