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Dental Implants, Bridges or Dentures: Which is Right for Me?

If any of your teeth are missing or too badly damaged to repair, it's important that you get them replaced as soon as possible. Your dentist can help you decide whether a dental implant, bridge or denture is the right option for you. Why do I need to replace missing teeth? Gaps in your teeth ... Continue reading

Tags:  Damaged Teeth,  Dental Implants

How To Maintain Dental Implants?

Most patients do not realise that dental implants, like any other natural tooth, can get infected. As bacteria can collect on implant surfaces, and this can lead to peri-implant mucositis and/or peri-implantitis. Peri-implant mucositis is a reversible inflammatory reaction within the soft tissues ... Continue reading

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Am I Grinding My Teeth?

WHAT IS BRUXISM Teeth grinding is an under-diagnosed condition for good reason – it frequently occurs during sleep. Unless they have been otherwise informed by a spouse or bed partner, most people with the condition would not be aware of their nocturnal habits, hence many cases of teeth gri... Continue reading

Tags:  Damaged Teeth,  Health and Hygiene

Pregnant or Trying to Conceive? Your Oral Health Is Imperative!

Pregnancy And Dental Treatment Prenatal care involves many aspects at different stages of pregnancy. Among the new age options that promote well-being amongst expectant women – including prenatal nutrition, exercise and vitamins – oral hygiene is one of the most overlooked aspects, ev... Continue reading

Tags:  Health and Hygiene,  Preventive Dentistry

How Safe Are Dental X-Rays?

Learn More About Dental X-Rays Before you can assess whether or not dental x-rays are harmful to the human body, you would first need to understand what the real concern is. As x-rays are a type of electromagnetic radiation, its perceived risks stem from the amount of radiation that a dental or m... Continue reading

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When Should I Take My Child To The Dentist?

Dental care starts at a young age. Good oral hygiene habits established early would normally develop into lifestyle habits that extend into adulthood. Besides daily brushing and flossing, a child’s oral care maintenance program must also include regular visits to the dentist. That’s be... Continue reading

Tags:  Baby Teeth and Gums,  Preventive Dentistry,  Teeth Decay

Dental Anxiety

Overcome dental anxiety at North Sydney Dental Practice

I'm Anxious about Visiting the Dentist. What Can I Do? Overcoming Dental Anxiety Do you postpone or avoid visiting the dentist? Do you dread the thought of undergoing a dental procedure? If you do, you could be suffering from dental anxiety. Dental anxiety is one of the main obstacles that stan... Continue reading

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A Dentist Offers Muscle Relaxants?

This is a common reaction we get from patients when they find out that we provide ANTI-WRINKLE injections AND MUSCLE RELAXANTS. So firstly, what ARE MUSCLE RELAXANTS? And why on earth would your dentist be interested in using it? Muscle Relaxants are actually a purified protein derivative f... Continue reading

Tags:  Dento-Facial Aesthetics

The First-Hand Lowdown On Invisalign

Are you unhappy with the alignment of your teeth but don’t want to have metal braces? Treatment Co-Ordinator Maria Landayan has given us an insight into what it’s like to have invisible braces! The Treatment Process When I tell my friends I’ve decided to go for my third cours... Continue reading

Tags:  Orthodontics

How Safe is Fluoride and Should My Children Be Using It?

Have you heard the buzz about fluoride being toxic? So have we, but then again anything is toxic in high levels- even water!Fluoride is one of the building blocks of teeth, along with other minerals such as calcium phosphate. It makes teeth strong and helps fight cavities. Fluoride can aid in rep... Continue reading

Tags:  Health and Hygiene,  Teeth Decay

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