Regular Dental Check-ups

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It is essential to have regular dental check-ups to maintain strong teeth and gums.  You should visit your dentist at least once a year, after all we all know that prevention is the key to long-term oral health! Introducing children to the dentist at an early age is important so that any problems can be… Read more »

Sugar & Dental Health

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Sugar & Dental Health

Most of us would be aware that sugar is bad for our teeth, but exactly why might be a little more complex than we realise. There is no doubt that sugar is a key factor in tooth decay, but certain factors can affect the severity of it’s destruction. For instance, if sugar is eaten with meals,… Read more »

Dentists Are Here to Save Your Smile!

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Dentists Are Here to Save Your Smile!

Regular dental check-ups are essential to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Prevention is better than cure in the long-term. Our Redcliffe dentists here at Clontarf suggest having a check-up at least once a year. If there is a problem, this may help avoid expensive root canal therapy and prevent gum disease also. Regular check-ups are… Read more »

Dentist’s approach to Oral Care during pregnancy

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Healthy teeth and gums are extremely important during pregnancy. Sickness, hormones and food cravings can greatly affect your oral health which can also in turn, effect your unborn child. Gingivitis is common during pregnancy and up to 70% will suffer with this condition due to hormone changes. The condition causes gums to become red and… Read more »

What should I do if my tooth is knocked out?

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Phone the Australia Dental team immediately. For your tooth to be successfully reinserted, you must see a dentist within 30 minutes. Pick up your tooth by its crown, and be sure not to touch the tooth root as this can mean we cannot reinsert it. Bring your knocked out tooth to us in the groove… Read more »

What treatment do you recommend for erupting wisdom teeth?

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If your erupting wisdom teeth cause a large infection, we may prescribe you antibiotics and wait until the infection has cleared, before we can assess the difficulty of removing your wisdom teeth. Depending on your situation, your wisdom teeth may be removed in our dental chair under local anaesthetic. Or, if your wisdom teeth are… Read more »

Is getting a filling painful?

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Today’s dental technology has made dentistry as quick and pain-free as possible. Our gentle and caring dentists will do everything they can to make your visit to Australia Dental a pleasant experience. With the help of local anaesthetic, we can make having a filling a pain-free, comfortable experience.