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Going on Holiday? Don't Forget Your Toothbrush!

don't forget your toothbrush on your holiday

With the Christmas holidays coming up, many Aussies are looking forward to getting away from it all. While you might be excited about taking a break from work and other responsibilities, there are some things in life that never have time off. That includes looking after your teeth! Whether you're ... Continue reading

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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, so we can offer eligible Bupa members even better value on check-ups and treatmen... Continue reading

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Are Dental X-rays Safe?

are dental x-rays safe

Dentists can tell a lot from looking at your teeth, but not everything is visible to the naked eye. By taking an x-ray of your mouth, your dentist can get a more complete picture of your teeth, jaws and other structures. This can help them to diagnose problems with greater accuracy and to plan treat... Continue reading

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Can Your Dentist Help Your Sleep?

do you have trouble sleeping?

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 snore, or you have other symptoms that could be caused by a sleep disorder, yo... Continue reading

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3 Fluoride Myths and Why They're Wrong

fluoride myths

Fluoride is a naturally occurring substance found in rocks, many plants and water supplies that helps to protect teeth against decay. For this reason, it's also included in toothpaste, applied to teeth during dental check-ups and added to many drinking water supplies, a process called fluoridation.[... Continue reading

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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 absent saliva flow in the mouth.[1] Dry mouth is believed to affect about 10 perc... Continue reading

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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 from giving their teeth and gums the care they need. This Dental Health Week... Continue reading

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Back to School: How to Keep Your Kids' Teeth Safe

keeping your child's teeth healthy

When your kids are at home, it's not too difficult to control what they eat and drink and make sure they take care of their teeth. But what about when they're not under your supervision? Fortunately, there are still ways that caring parents can continue to look after their children's oral health ev... Continue reading

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Recipes That Are Great for Your Teeth – and They're Delicious!

Cheesy Spinach Bake

A balanced diet is important for your overall health, as well as for your teeth. If you or your children consume a lot of sugar in food and drink, this can cause plaque to build up on your teeth and increase your risk of developing dental diseases such as tooth decay.[1] Cutting down on sugar doesn... Continue reading

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Top 3 Jaw Dropping Facts about TMJ

elderly man holding side of head in pain

If your jaw is often painful, it locks or clicks when you open your mouth or you have frequent headaches, neckaches or earaches, you might have TMJ dysfunction (TMJD) [1]. Your TMJ (temporomandibular joints) are the two joints that connect your lower jaw to your upper jaw. If these joints are damag... Continue reading

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