• 20 MARCH 2020
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    Important Letter to our patients re COVID-19

    Important update regarding COVID-19 Dear valued Adelaide City Dental Care patients, At Adelaide City Dental Care, we seek to provide excellent care for our patients and support for the community we are part of.   We wish to assure you we are doing everything we can to protect you, our patients, our team and the wider

    • 2 MARCH 2020
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    Why is the Australian of the Year worried about sugar?

    Why is the Australian of the Year worried about sugar?

    It was wonderful news to hear the Australian of the Year, Dr James Muecke talk about joining forces with SA Health to publicise that sugar is bad.  His perspective is naturally on eye health, diabetes and obesity.  Ours would be on teeth and decay but we are happy to hear anyone champion sugar taxes, banning

    • 3 FEBRUARY 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

    • 24 JANUARY 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

    • 10 JANUARY 2020
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    Interesting dental problems caused by overseas dentistry.

    Interesting dental problems caused by overseas dentistry.

    We have attended to some really interesting dental problems of late, which have largely stemmed from treatment received overseas. It is a sad fact that some other countries haven’t quite the same level of training or expertise which dentists in Australia have undertaken. We are blessed to have some of the best dentists trained right

    • 9 DECEMBER 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

    • 11 NOVEMBER 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

    • 1 OCTOBER 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

    • 2 SEPTEMBER 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

    • 19 AUGUST 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