• JUNE 7, 2019
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    Winter chills got your teeth on edge?

    Winter chills got your teeth on edge?

    Are your teeth on edge from the winter cold? Whilst it may be cold and wintery in Adelaide, spare a thought for Apsley Cherry-Garrard a 20th Century explorer whose teeth shattered from the cold.  Cherry-Garrard travelled to Antarctica in 1910 to obtain Emperor Penguin eggs for zoological study.  So many days in the intense winter

    • APRIL 1, 2019
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    Could I be making my own toothache?

    Could I be making my own toothache?

    Is it possible to make your own toothache? It is surprising how many times patients come in and report a toothache which our investigations determine is due to clenching or grinding the teeth.  The severity of the toothache is severe enough to prompt a visit and yet when we examine the tooth it is completely

    • MARCH 8, 2019
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    I’m a Dental Hygienist, but my daughter is scared of the Dentist

    I’m a Dental Hygienist, but my daughter is scared of the Dentist

    How we can overcome our dental anxiety? I have cared for many patients who are nervous and who have had bad experiences in the past which have left a lingering effect. I was surprised however, when my daughter (who has grown up in and out of the dental chair) began objecting to her routine dental

    • FEBRUARY 1, 2019
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    Why does my dentist want to use silver (amalgam) fillings?

    Silver (amalgam) fillings have been used for more than 100 years, they are safe, reliable, effective and hard wearing. There has been rumours over time about the safety of amalgam fillings, but like many rumours, these are unfounded and lacking scientific evidence. Should I have my amalgam fillings removed? A question we are often asked

    • JANUARY 7, 2019
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    Dry Mouth?

    Dry Mouth?

    Happy New Year!  We hope you all had a lovely Christmas time and had a chance to relax and chill.  Dr Stone had fun cooking and doing holiday jobs while Kylie pulled apart her kitchen and Emma went camping.  In between that there was family, fun and frivolity in the sun of course! One dental