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What are mouth ulcers, and how can they be treated?

One of the most common oral complaints of all is the humble mouth ulcer, with up to one in five of us suffering from them. Also known as canker sores, these uncomfortable occurrences seem to strike at the most inopportune of times, and may sometimes seriously affect our day-to-day life when they ... READ MORE

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More information on MAC Credit: Don't put off your dental treatment

There are a number of expenses that accompany our regular household spending, from car repairs to buying kids new running shoes. Some of these additional costs are things we can plan for, but others can sneak up unexpectedly, making it difficult to squeeze into the weekly budget. Thrifty consumer... READ MORE

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The daily grind: Are you experiencing bruxism?

Are you feeling stressed? If you've been feeling the pressure, you aren't alone. According to the Australian Psychological Society, one in four of us reportedly experience "moderate to severe" levels of stress. Take a look around your office or your social circle, and you'll realise just how ... READ MORE

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Why should I choose a QIP accredited dentist?

When you choose any health care professional to support the wellbeing of you and your family, you want to find a practitioner you can trust. Whenever there is a breach in this trust, either through a personal experience or hearing of one from a family member or friend, it's understandable to dema... READ MORE

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3 Invisalign FAQs

In the not too distant past, having misaligned teeth meant that you may have had to endure wearing unsightly overhead devices or metallic braces to ensure that your pearly-whites grew straight and true, but thanks to the advances of dental science, this is no longer the case. Indeed, the deve... READ MORE

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What you need to know about Oil Pulling

Oil pulling is an Ayurvedic alternative treatment that has been generating a lot of buzz on the Internet of late. Simply type in the Google search for “oil pulling” and you will get millions of results, many of which are recent postings. The alternative names for this traditional Indian ... Continue reading

Tags:  Bad Breath,  Oral Hygiene,  Teeth Whitening,  tooth decay

How can 3D printing revolutionise the dental industry further?

The world of modern dentistry is in a constant state of advancement, a trend that looks set to continue.  Whether it's the innovative design of near-invisible teeth aligners, or further ingenious ways in which the ergonomics of the humble toothbrush can be improved, the dental industry conti... READ MORE

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Invisalign vs Clear Correct: Which is right for you?

If your teeth are in need of alignment, but the idea of traditional wire dental braces has caused you to hesitate over seeking treatment, you may be interested to know that there is another way forward. Thanks to advances in dental and orthodontic technology, clear aligners custom made to fit you... READ MORE

Tags:  Braces,  Invisalign,  Orthodontics

Is it important where you store your toothbrush?

When you finish cleaning your teeth each morning and evening, do you pay attention to where you store your toothbrush in between cleans? Perhaps you have on old mug by the sink that acts as container for all of your family's brushes, or maybe you place it back in the bathroom cabinet, a... READ MORE

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Dental Health Month reminds us of the importance of taking care of our teeth

Far too often, our oral health takes a back seat in our quest for overall wellbeing. It's something many of us take for granted, but when we neglect our oral hygiene, the effects can be serious. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare estimates that 30 per cent of adults aged 25-44 ha... Continue reading

Tags:  Bad Breath,  Brushing & Flossing Tips,  Dental Health Month,  Oral Hygiene

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