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What to Remember in a Dental Emergency

2017-09-18T20:19:09+00:00

A visit to an after hours dentist can be expensive and it’s not a trip anyone really wants to make. So how can you tell if your dental problem is an emergency one or not. This quick guide of the most common problems will help you determine how to act. It’s important to know whether [...]

What to Remember in a Dental Emergency 2017-09-18T20:19:09+00:00

Beware of Unethical Dental Practices – When Dentists Overcharge

2017-03-27T14:15:48+00:00

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is the regulatory body for dentistry in Australia. The board provides guidelines, policies, registration standards and codes which focus on the quality of dental care services. However, the standards do not cover pricing. In fact, dental treatments in Australia do not have a standardised fee structure. This is [...]

Beware of Unethical Dental Practices – When Dentists Overcharge 2017-03-27T14:15:48+00:00

What Happens When People Delay Visiting the Dentist

2017-03-27T13:47:47+00:00

If you don’t go to your local dental clinic when you need a tooth filling, you risk losing your tooth or undergoing an expensive root canal treatment. Putting off a visit to a dentist has its consequences, and in extreme cases, it can lead to death. You may think that a toothache will not kill [...]

What Happens When People Delay Visiting the Dentist 2017-03-27T13:47:47+00:00

Dental Stories Designed to Scare You

2017-03-27T13:39:35+00:00

  You may think that putting off a visit to a dentist can only lead to tooth loss. However, dental neglect can actually lead to situations that can be considered as scary. And, in some cases, dental neglect can kill you. Scary Story 1 A patient who underwent a root canal treatment gave a dentist [...]

Dental Stories Designed to Scare You 2017-03-27T13:39:35+00:00

Do you Need Dental Insurance?

2017-03-27T13:30:44+00:00

  Getting proper dental care should not be taken for granted. Aside from tooth loss, dental neglect can lead to health problems, including some pretty serious scenarios that can be easily avoided. One way to make sure you get proper dental care is to buy an insurance plan - there are options for all budgets, [...]

Do you Need Dental Insurance? 2017-03-27T13:30:44+00:00

Finding the Right Teeth Whitening Services for you

2017-03-27T13:17:37+00:00

  If a smile is a best accessory you can wear, you should be making sure that the it is always in good condition. Brushing your teeth is one good way to have a bright smile. There are many ways to improve your smile, from orthodontic treatments to teeth whitening services. Teeth whitening services are [...]

Finding the Right Teeth Whitening Services for you 2017-03-27T13:17:37+00:00

Are Mercury Fillings a Serious Health Threat?

2016-12-08T15:08:42+00:00

Dental fillings have been helping patients save their teeth from rotting away for more than 150 years. One common type of dental filling is silver filling, which uses the material dental amalgam that consists of copper, tin, silver, and mercury. A dental amalgam can have around 50 % mercury. While silver fillings have been used [...]

Are Mercury Fillings a Serious Health Threat? 2016-12-08T15:08:42+00:00

Should Our Water be Fluoridated?

2016-12-08T14:58:43+00:00

Public water supplies have been fluoridated to reduce cavities, but there are experts who believe that fluoride in water does nothing to solve tooth decay problems of communities. These experts, who include dentists and other medical professionals, maintain that fluoridation in water can even have harmful effects. Supporters of water fluoridation hold the view that [...]

Should Our Water be Fluoridated? 2016-12-08T14:58:43+00:00

What to do if you Chip a Tooth

2016-12-08T14:49:26+00:00

A chipped tooth is a good reason to go to an emergency dentist, especially when you want the chipped tooth restored. There are many possible way to chip your tooth. Contact sports usually cause accidents that break a tooth. You can also chip a tooth when you accidentally bite on a hard food or object, [...]

What to do if you Chip a Tooth 2016-12-08T14:49:26+00:00

Dental Checkups Don’t Need to Be Stressful

2016-12-08T14:37:49+00:00

The fear of going to dental clinics is real to some people. There are people who have an aversion to dental procedures such as drilling and filling. However, thanks to advances in dental technology, many of the procedures have become non-invasive, accurate, and quick. Regular dentistry and emergency dentistry are now offering treatments that are [...]

Dental Checkups Don’t Need to Be Stressful 2016-12-08T14:37:49+00:00