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

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..... Read more

Category: General Dentistry

Do Root Canals Hurt?

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..... Read more

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Is Fluoride Bad for You?

Is Fluoride Bad for You?

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral found in many water supplies and in some foods. In Australia, most public water supplies have small amounts of fluoride added to help strengthen teeth against plaque and lower ra..... Read more

Category: General Dentistry, Oral Health

What Are the Most Common Dental Problems for Seniors?

What Are the Most Common Dental Problems for Seniors?

Many oral health risks increase with age. Seniors are more likely to experience certain dental diseases and related problems than people in younger age groups, due to a combination of age-related risks, health factors ac..... Read more

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Gentle Dental Treatment with High Technology

Gentle Dental Treatment with High Technology

For all of the changes Dr Malcolm Duff of Face Value Dental has seen in his past 40 years in dentistry, there are two that stand out. One has been the exponential growth in technology, backed by both scientific and digit..... Read more

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Bupa Members First Platinum

Bupa Members First Platinum

We're now part of the Bupa Members First Platinum network At Face Value Dental, we believe that quality dental care should be as affordable as possible. That's why we've joined the Bupa Members First Platinum network, s..... Read more

Category: General Dentistry, Dental Emergencies, Special Offers

Are Dental X-rays Safe?

Are Dental X-rays Safe?

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Can Your Dentist Help Your Sleep?

Can Your Dentist Help Your Sleep?

A good night's sleep is important for overall health and wellbeing. Sleeping disorders can cause tiredness and affect concentration during the day, as well as increasing health risks.[1] If you have trouble sleeping, you..... Read more

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Why Is My Mouth Dry?

Why Is My Mouth Dry?

If your mouth often feels dry, and you have bad breath, a bad taste in your mouth or difficulty swallowing, you might have a condition known as dry mouth syndrome (xerostomia). This condition is a result of reduced or ab..... Read more

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What Dental Myths Do You Believe?

What Dental Myths Do You Believe?

Do you know how to care for your teeth?Even with so much knowledge available today, misconceptions and misinformation still persist about oral health and dentistry. These can have a negative impact if they prevent people..... Read more

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