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Are Kids Free at the Dentist?

Are Kids Free at the Dentist?

When it comes to taking care of your kids' teeth and oral health, you don't want to have to worry about the cost. Fortunately, most parents and guardians in Australia can receive help easing the financial burden thanks t..... Read more

Category: Children's Dentistry

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

Smoking Does More Than Stain Your Teeth

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...... Read more

Category: Restorative Dentistry

Visiting the Dentist with Sensitive Teeth

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..... Read more

Category: Oral Health

Why Kids Shouldn't Use a Store Bought Mouthguard

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..... Read more

Category: Children's Dentistry

What Are the Most Common Dental Problems for Children?

What Are the Most Common Dental Problems for Children?

Dental care for children should begin as soon as their first teeth erupt. Taking good care of your children's teeth, and teaching them how to take care of their own teeth when they get old enough, will lower their risk o..... Read more

Category: Children's Dentistry, Oral Health

Easy Sugar Swaps to Save Your Teeth

Easy Sugar Swaps to Save Your Teeth

If you or your kids consume too much sugar in your diets, you could be putting your oral health at risk.[1] Sugar feeds bacteria living in plaque on the teeth, which can cause tooth decay and gum disease among other heal..... Read more

Category: Oral Health

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

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

Category: General Dentistry

How Oral Health Can Affect Overall Health

How Oral Health Can Affect Overall Health

You probably know that taking good care of your teeth and gums helps you to avoid oral health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease. But did you know that oral health problems can also affect your overall health a..... Read more

Category: Oral Health


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