• FEBRUARY 3, 2020
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    Dental records: x-rays, photos and now an implant Registry.

    Dental records: x-rays, photos and now an implant Registry.

    We have recently become part of the Dental Implant Registry which is based in Adelaide but has a worldwide reach.  There are registries for joint replacement, heart stents and now we have one for dental implants. There are multiple different brands, sizes and screw heads requiring different screwdrivers for implants across the world. What this

    • JANUARY 24, 2020
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    Bushfire relief for wildlife and shoe-boxes of love.

    Bushfire relief for wildlife and shoe-boxes of love.

    It has been such a tough start for our patients, wildlife and the country as a whole.  Watching the devastation of the fires brings us together with our community in many ways as we pull together to provide relief in any way we can. Many of you may have seen our relief packages we provided

    • DECEMBER 9, 2019
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    ‘Tis the season for eating and drinking, but what if my teeth can’t take it?

    ‘Tis the season for eating and drinking, but what if my teeth can’t take it?

    The Christmas holidays can be a challenge for teeth with our more relaxed attitude, eating a variety of foods and consuming more soft-drinks and alcoholic drinks than perhaps normal.  This can leave teeth vulnerable to breakage, sensitivity, chipping, or at worst, tooth loss.  So, what do we do in an emergency situation?  Stop, take a

    • OCTOBER 1, 2019
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    Is sugar consumption really a problem?

    Dietary sugar consumption is a huge problem in most first world countries, Australia included.  Our personal experience as well as our training have found many health issues can be controlled, if not reversed with some really disciplined dietary changes.  We have seen blood sugar drop from levels which required Diabetes medication, to normal levels and

    • SEPTEMBER 2, 2019
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    Electric toothbrushes, vs manual brush?

    Electric toothbrushes, vs manual brush?

    “Electric toothbrushes, are they better than a manual brush?” After speaking to a patient recently about the pros and cons of electric toothbrushes, we thought we would share some of the hints and tips around electric and manual toothbrushes.  What do you use at home?  Patients report to us a mixed use of electric and