• 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

    • NOVEMBER 11, 2019
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    What do you mean I need a crown?

    What do you mean I need a crown?

    What do we mean when we talk about a dental crown?  It is important to understand how they are made, and how it is going to fit onto your tooth without causing damage.  Whilst we feel we communicate well in the surgery, sometimes the information can be overwhelming.  We thought we would discuss further, what

    • 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

    • AUGUST 19, 2019
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    Dental injuries, can your teeth recover?

    Dental injuries, can your teeth recover?

    Dental injuries are a common occurrence, particularly during winter sport.  A knock to the face, mouth or jaw can be quite distressing, particularly after the adrenaline wears off and you begin to feel sore and sorry.  The most likely teeth to have dental trauma are the upper front teeth commonly 40 – 60% of the