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How Can I Calm My Nerves Before Going to the Dentist?.

If you feel nervous about visiting the dentist, you're not alone. As many as 1 in 6 Australian adults and 1 in 10 children have some form of dental anxiety, with 1 in 20 people having more severe dental phobia.[1] Most d.....
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Category: General Dentistry

Smoking Does More Than Stain Your Teeth.

When people think about what smoking does to their teeth, they probably think of the stains left on tooth surfaces by nicotine and tar. This discolouration is a common reason why people choose teeth whitening treatments......
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What Happens If My Dentures Don't Fit?.

If you need to replace a damaged or missing tooth, your dentist can discuss the pros and cons of dentures and other teeth replacement treatments. Dentures are designed to look and feel like natural teeth and are custom-m.....
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Do Dental Implants Hurt?.

Dental implants are a permanent solution for replacing missing teeth. Once placed in the jaw, an implant can support one or more prosthetic teeth that can look, feel and function like natural teeth. Placing a dental impl.....
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Visiting the Dentist with Sensitive Teeth.

If your teeth hurt when you eat or drink something hot, cold, sweet or sour, you should tell your dentist. Some people naturally have more sensitive teeth than others, but if your teeth have become more sensitive suddenl.....
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Category: Oral Health

Does Teeth Whitening Really Make a Difference?.

Teeth whitening has become a popular cosmetic treatment to cover up stained or discoloured teeth, but it's not suitable for everyone. While some people expect a gleaming white smile, most bleaching treatments only lighte.....
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Why Kids Shouldn't Use a Store Bought Mouthguard.

Sporting injuries such as chipped, cracked or knocked-out teeth, cut lips and broken jaws can be prevented or minimised by wearing a mouthguard, but not all mouthguards offer the same level of protection. Organisations l.....
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Category: Children's Dentistry

What to Expect When Getting Dentures.

If you need to replace all of your teeth or just a few teeth, your dentist may suggest full or partial dentures. Removable dentures can be a convenient way to restore the appearance and function of missing teeth, but the.....
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Do Root Canals Hurt?.

If your dentist recommends a root canal, you might feel nervous about the pain. In fact, as root canal procedures are carried out using local anaesthesia to numb the pain, they're usually no more painful than getting a f.....
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Category: General Dentistry

4 Myths About Dental Veneers Debunked.

If your teeth are stained or discoloured, slightly chipped or crooked or have gaps, your dentist may discuss the pros and cons of dental veneers with you. This cosmetic treatment fits thin coverings over the front of tee.....
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