Beginning of the sports season means it’s time for a new mouthguard. So how do you pick the right one? Here is all you need to know about over-the-counter vs. custom-fit mouthguards:Over-the-counter mouthguards• Can be bought at pharmacies and sports stores• Predominantly boil-and-bite: generic mould that softens in hot water, allowing you to bite into…

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Summer holidays are almost over, so together with organising new school uniforms and lunches we need to get out kids mouths in order as well! Here are some back to school dental tips 1. Book regular dental check-ups. Aim for twice a year – easy way to remember is summer holidays around Christmas time and…

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Are you stressing about your Christmas shopping? Are you looking for something a bit more unique this year? Here are some tooth-friendly options putting a twist on the usual gifts: Electric toothbrush – these come in a huge price range, from $30 to $300+, including kid’s themes, blue-tooth connectivity, pressure sensors etc. Electric brushes provide…

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4 REASONS TO LOOK AFTER YOUR DENTAL HEALTH Have you been postponing that phone call to the dentist? You are definitely not alone! Here are 4 reasons why you should book in ASAP:1. AVOID PAINRegular check-ups will help prevent serious dental issues that may later cause severe pain and impact your everyday life. A sore…

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During the recent National Nutrition Week we were encouraged to eat more veggies. This message comes in the wake of figures that showed that less than 4% of Aussie adults and less than 1% of children are eating their recommended 5 serves of vegetables a day. Why is it so important to eat veggies? Vitamins…

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DENTAL MYTHS – FACT OR FICTION? This month we’d like to look at some dental myths that are floating around and we get asked about regularly by our patients. Rinse you mouth after brushing – FALSE Rinsing with plain water or mouthwash washes out the active ingredients in toothpaste that protect teeth (such as Fluoride)…

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Earlier this August we celebrated Dental Health Week, so just before the month finishes we thought we would remind you of our important oral health messages: Brushing Brush for 2 minutes twice a day Use Fluoridated toothpaste to strengthen your enamel Hold brush to gumline to remove all plaque Don’t press hard Replace toothbrush every…

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6 REASONS WHY INVISALIGN ARE STILL NO.1Over the last couple of years the demand for clear aligners to straighten teeth has skyrocketed, and with it the number of different systems and brands of aligners that are following in Invisalign’s footsteps. So what’s the difference between these systems?1. Whereas Invisalign has been available since 1997, many…

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School holidays are almost here again, and what better time to book your kids in for their dental visit! Be it their first ever dental appointment or a routine 6-monthly checkup, remember to make it a positive and a fuss-free one. 1. Don’t let your own fear show! If you had a bad experience at…

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Have you been deferring your dental visit? Have you had a bad experience in the past that has put you off seeing a dentist? Are you unsure of what to expect when you come in? Rest assured you are not on your own! Here we’ll give you some tips on how to overcome those fears…

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