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What should I do in case of a dental emergency?

None of us like to think of the worst case scenario when an unforeseen accident occurs. A dental emergency situation can potentially be not only physically painful, but it can also be a stressful time for those involved. With the right action plan, even if the worst should come to pass, yo... READ MORE

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Should I be worried about my snoring?

Sleep is one of the most important elements in keeping ourselves happy and healthy. After a long day with our minds stretched to their limit, sleep is the time for peace and quiet, when the body can relax and restore itself.  For adults, it's recommended that you get at least 8-10 hours o... READ MORE

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Say no to tobacco: What you should know about smoking and your oral health

Smoking, whether it's used as an outlet to deal with stress at work or at home, or it's just a 'social habit', can have a myriad of adverse effects which can not only impact your own health, but the health of others around you. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), aroun... READ MORE

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How can I get whiter teeth?

As we go through life we learn the importance of taking good care of our bodies. Whether it's by eating a balanced diet high in fibre and full of fresh produce or hitting the gym, every bit counts towards sustaining a healthy lifestyle.  The best part about taking care of ourselves is tha... READ MORE

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Why do I have to wear a mouthguard?

If you or your child enjoy participating in physical activities such as sports, dance or martial arts, you'll know how rewarding it is to give it everything you've got. A lot goes into performing at your best, including training hard and preparing as much as possible.  After all that... READ MORE

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8 things you should know about tooth decay

Tooth decay is a fully avoidable condition, yet it continues to affect many Australians both young and old.  According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), longer term trends concerning oral health appear to have improved over the last few decades.  The ADA estimat... READ MORE

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Should I upgrade from amalgam or mercury fillings?

When it comes to looking after your oral health, sometimes you can be your own worst enemy. The sugary sweet treats which may satisfy your cravings can unfortunately lead to plaque build-up and tooth decay, as well as being detrimental to your overall health. When we eat sugary foods, it can feed t... READ MORE

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An introduction to Invisalign: What you need to know

If you've always wanted to straighten out your teeth, but never got around to having braces or were put off by the look or the procedure itself, Invisalign may provide the answer. For those who have an overcrowded mouth, uneven gaps or crooked teeth, braces work to gradually encourage you... READ MORE

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Cosmetic Dentistry FAQs

Cosmetic Dentistry involves a range of dental treatments specifically designed to help improve the appearance of your teeth. People have many different reasons for wanting to undergo a cosmetic procedure – whether the cause is natural or accidental, a cosmetic dentist can help to remedy ... READ MORE

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Paediatric Dentistry and the Child Dental Benefit Schedule

Every parent wants their child to be happy and healthy, so it's fair to say that the physical development of a child is one of the chief concerns of parents everywhere.  When it comes to oral health, the formative years in a child's life can be critically important in supporting a high level o... READ MORE

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