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Dental health cover – use it or lose it!

Dental health cover has yearly benefits which recharge every year. So as well as saying goodbye to 2018, you may also be saying goodbye to your private health insurance dental benefits for the year. Read on to make sure you are not missing out on your health fund bene

Top tips for healthy teeth at Christmas

Healthy teeth at Christmas may not be your main concern, but having a dental emergency can spoil your Christmas holidays. You may have already begun your Christmas preparations - decorating, shopping and cooking up some delicious and tempting treats.  Read more

Dental Implants

Dental implants are becoming more popular. They look more natural, function like your own teeth and can last many years. With implants, you can smile again and feel more confident about your appearance. 

What is a dental implant?

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Looking after your teeth during pregnancy

Looking after your teeth during pregnancy involves maintaining good oral hygiene. Pregnancy causes changes to your body which can affect your oral health. Regular check ups, daily brushing, and flossing will keep your teeth and gums healthy. [caption id="attachment_808" align="alignnone" width="2

Do whitening toothpastes make teeth whiter?

When it comes to colour, everyone's teeth are different. Most of us would love a bright, white smile. However, teeth are naturally off-white and usually darken over time. Diet, lifestyle, and genetics contribute to the colour of our teeth. If you are thinking of white

Dental fear and anxiety

Fear of the dentist is based on different reasons. Common dental fears include:
  1. Bad dental experiences - If you have experienced pain during or after dental treatment, you may avoid dentists because you are worried that having treatment will hurt. Our team will explain what to expect du

Causes of dry mouth

Dry mouth may not be as painful as a toothache but a constant feeling if dryness is uncomfortable. Some people with dry mouth find eating or talking difficult and report feelings of nausea. But the biggest concern associated with dry mouth is that it can cause oral he

How much should a dental check up cost?

There has been a lot of coverage in the media about the cost of dental treatment. Just in the last month, we heard stories about people being charged huge amounts for emergency work and routine check ups. There are also some tales of people resorting to diy dentistry as they cannot afford to go to t