• 1 FEBRUARY 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

    • 7 JANUARY 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

    • 13 DECEMBER 2018
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    Treats during Christmas and New Year can really stress teeth out

    Treats during Christmas and New Year can really stress teeth out

    Christmas time in the city December is such a busy month! December is such a busy month for all of us.  Christmas is rapidly approaching for most of us, deadlines need completing prior to the end of the year and party invites increase with the warmer weather.  Don’t forget to stop and take time out

    • 19 NOVEMBER 2018
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    Dental care for you and our environment

    Dental care for you and our environment

    We must maintain many standards in Dentistry, however, we choose to maintain an environmentally friendly standard for all of us.  We want to keep our beautiful city of Adelaide pristine and available for future generations. We use totally degradable barriers for draping the surgery.  Once in landfill, the microorganisms break it down to Carbon Dioxide,

    • 16 OCTOBER 2018
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    I have cracks in my teeth, what do I do now?

    I have cracks in my teeth, what do I do now?

    Last month, we discussed the impact of cracks on our teeth. We can treat many teeth problems with fillings and simple care.  What happens when our tooth is so vulnerable it is at risk of splintering?  In this situation, we can: do nothing and see what happens; we can try larger, more encompassing fillings; or

    • 10 OCTOBER 2018
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    October 2018 Newsletter

    Welcome to the Adelaide City Dental Care Clinic Newsletter October sees us welcome Elle back from her 3-week European adventure. She had a wonderful time away and has lovely stories to tell anyone who asks. October the 14th is World Cavity Free Future day. This is another exciting day in the dental community, with the

    • 3 SEPTEMBER 2018
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    A Cracked Tooth From A Gift Of Nuts May Be More Than Dad Bargained For

    A Cracked Tooth From A Gift Of Nuts May Be More Than Dad Bargained For

    We hope you enjoy the Father’s Day celebrations this weekend. Please be careful as you munch away on those delicious treats, as things like nuts, pork crackling, olive pips and bones in meat are some of the most likely suspects to create a cracked tooth. A cracked tooth is different to just chipping off a

    • 3 AUGUST 2018
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    Dental Health Week, Oral health is teeth, gums and oral cancer screening too.

    Dental Health Week, Oral health is teeth, gums and oral cancer screening too.

    We are pleased to report that the lift is back in action, to the detriment of our fitness! Thank you for your patience as we waited for the repair. This month we are marking Dental Health Week in the first week of August. This year it’s back to basics – tooth brushing, flossing, diet, and

    • 2 JULY 2018
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    Jaw pain? Headaches? Neck pain? Dental care could be your solution.

    Jaw pain? Headaches? Neck pain? Dental care could be your solution.

    Our teeth serve us well to smile, laugh, chew and drink.  Sometimes though, we cause pain if we clench or grind them.  Jaw pain, headaches and neck pain can be the result of clenching and grinding too.  Clenching and grinding can be stress release that then becomes a habit.  It may make noise while we do

    • 7 JUNE 2018
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    What do gums have to do with good health?

    What do gums have to do with good health?

    Winter is here and thankfully it is warm and toasty inside at Adelaide City Dental Care.  The trees along King William Street are almost bare and the tram works are nearing completion-thank you for your patience.  Gingival health is so important for maintaining general health as the mouth is an entry point for the rest