We have all heard the not so nice names for our good friend saliva, however if it weren’t for the production of this slippery form of moisture, we would really be up the creek without the stream! Here are some fun facts you may not know about this substance that’s almost entirely comprised of water…. Read more »
Posts Categorised: FAQ’s
After attending the Pandora Parent Group for a discussion on teeth the other day with a group of motivated mums I thought it would be great to write a blog article on the key teeth tips for parents to know. 1. Attend the Dentist Early On When the baby was born the doctor was there… Read more »
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 »
We understand that if you haven’t seen a dentist for a while, you may feel anxious or nervous about visiting us. But you needn’t worry – our dentists and hygienists at Australia Dental are always careful to be as gentle as possible. At your first examination with us, we will carefully assess your situation, and… Read more »
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 »
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.
Many of our patients feel self-conscious about their old-fashioned amalgam fillings, and want a natural-looking alternative. At Australia Dental we can replace your old fillings with durable tooth-coloured fillings, colour matching them to the exact shade and translucency of your natural teeth for a flawless new smile.
Using a soft bristled brush and fluoride toothpaste, brush your teeth up and down from gum to tooth around your mouth. Try not to scrub sideways, as this can cause your teeth to become very sensitive around the gum line over time. Try using an electric toothbrush with extra features like pressure sensors and timers,… Read more »
We suggest you bring your children to see us once all their baby teeth have erupted. It’s a great idea to have your kids accompany you to your regular check-up, so they can see your treatment and understand that it’s not a bad experience! Your child’s first visit is very simple, consisting of a fun… Read more »
If you have good basic oral health, we recommend you visit us every six months for a thorough examination and professional clean. At your regular visits to our friendly team, we’ll look for new signs of tooth decay, check for any broken fillings, and identify potential problems early, when they are easier and less expensive… Read more »