• APRIL 29, 2019
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    Alarming report on children’s dental care.

    Alarming report on children’s dental care.

    A new report by the Centre for Disease Control shows 81.3 percent of parents are not brushing their children’s teeth as early as recommended.  Researchers at the CDC studied data from over 5000 children and teens and compiled an alarming series of statistics.  It was found: 80 percent of parents were not brushing their baby’s

    • 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 28, 2019
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    Can teeth whitening improve my smile?

    Can teeth whitening improve my smile?

    Is teeth whitening safe, and is it easy? Given that Adelaide is celebrating Festival season, you might like to add a festive touch to your teeth as well! One safe and easy option to improve the look of your teeth is to consider whitening. It is a conservative treatment that improves the colour of your

    • 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