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WHEN IN DOUBT GET CHECKED OUT

Mouth Cancer Lips Cheek Roof of the mouth Tongue Floor of the mouth Head and Neck look for red and white patches Mouth Ulcers that don’t heal

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MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU – LASER TREATMENT IN DENTISTRY

MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU – LASER TREATMENT IN DENTISTRY Laser treatment is becoming more and more widespread in many sectors of health and beauty industry, including dentistry. Here at EDG we use a diode laser, which has many treatment benefits: • Replaces cutting with a scalpel in many cases • Virtually pain-free, with…

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HOW GUM DISEASE CAN AFFECT YOUR HEALTH

  HOW GUM DISEASE CAN AFFECT YOUR HEALTH  Gum (or periodontal disease) is an infection of gums and bone around your teeth. It is one of the main causes of tooth loss in adults. Gum disease is caused by bacteria found in plaque (deposits that accumulate daily around the teeth and gums). These attack the…

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REPLACEDENT-Implant tooth replacement

REPLACEDENT – Implant tooth replacement Have you got a missing tooth or a loose denture? Do implants sound daunting? Here at Elwood Dental Group we use a virtually pain-free, digitally perfected implant placement method called REPLACEDENT, developed by the local MOREDENT group right here in Melbourne. Here is how it works: . A CT (computer)…

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WORLD CUP FEVER

WORLD CUP FEVER With Football World Cup heating up and almost 50% of the world population being glued to the screens, we thought we’d bring you some interesting dental/soccer facts from around the globe: ICELAND – until recently Iceland’s coach Heimir Hallgrimsson was a dentist. He semi-retired 7 years ago to take on the role…

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Get Your Smile Back with Phillips Zoom

Latest generation of Phillips Zoom Whitespeed in-chair system is now available at EDG. How is it superior to other systems on the market (including those available over-the-counter, at beauty salons and shopping centres?) Your gums, lips and all other soft tissues are carefully protected during the procedure, minimising any chance of a burn Whitespeed LED…

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ARE YOU GETTING A GOOD NIGHT”S SLEEP?

ARE YOU GETTING A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP?   Do you often wake up during the night? Do you feel tired in the morning, even though you seem to have had plenty of sleep? Do you suffer from sore, chipping, cracking teeth, jaw, neck, tension headaches, especially in the morning? Does your partner complain of you snoring through the night? If you’ve…

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KNOCKED OUT TEETH

Knocked out teeth Do you know what to do if a permanent tooth is knocked out? If you follow these steps there is an excellent chance that the tooth will survive: Stay calm and act quickly Find the tooth and pick it up by the crown – the part of tooth that is visible in…

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5 Reasons Why Dentists need to take X-rays

5 Reasons Why Dentists need to take X-rays Look for decay in teeth. If there is decay hiding under an old filling, crown or deep between two teeth it will not be visible to the naked eye during a routine examination. For this reason X-rays are recommended every 2 years to make sure no cavities…

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New Year Resolutions and How to Keep Them

New Year resolutions and how to keep them So the holidays and all the parties are over and now it’s back to reality. Have we all overindulged over the last month? Have we all forgotten about our daily routines and regimes? Is it time to get back on track and carry through with those New…

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