The Floss-ophy

A platform to explore and learn about your mouth through tips, advice, and recommendations.

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Podcast - 6 min

How does pregnancy affect oral health?

There are a lot of things to think about during pregnancy and, unfortunately, an increased risk of oral health problems is one of them!

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Podcast - 7 min

How do you care for cold sores?

Dentist Kaejenn Tchia stops by to shed some light on the different kinds of cold sores, and what causes them to pop up at the worst times.

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Podcast - 10 min

How do our voices influence each other?

Did you know that when you can hear someone smiling, you are much more likely to feel happier and empathetic?

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Podcast - 6 min

Why are we scared of the dentist?

For many people, the prospect of a dental appointment can turn into a debilitating fear. So, what is dental phobia and how do we overcome it?

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Podcast - 17 min

What is the biggest barrier to good oral health?

Did you know that only 50% of Australians brush their teeth twice a day?

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Podcast - 7 min

What does it mean to have bad breath?

Dentist Kaejenn Tchia is here today to talk to us about what bad breath is, how you can tell if you have it, and what the best tools are to keep it at bay.

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Podcast - 12 min

What makes a voice?

Have you ever listened to a podcast, and been able to tell that someone is smiling without even seeing them? It's fascinating how much our voices can reveal!

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Podcast - 9 min

What really happens when you lose a tooth?

You've lost a tooth...what's next? Leif Svensson, a dental prosthetist and founder of Everything Dentures, is here to give us all the facts on filling the gaps.

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Podcast - 10 min

Dr Som-Ling Leung & Strong Island Foundation

Dr Som-Ling Leung is no ordinary dentist. Since 2012, she has been volunteering in Namuga, a remote community of the Solomon Islands.