My filling fell out, what do I do?

It happens. There’s that moment when you’re chewing something and you start to question. What’s that? What’s that big hard thing in my food? And then you manage to spit out whatever it is (discreetly, because you can be sure it will happen at a meal when good manners matter). And, sure enough, you know…

Can I whiten my teeth if I fillings at the front?

The simple answer is, no. Since fillings are made of materials that don’t respond to whitening, they unfortunately won’t change their colour. If you’ve ever thought, ‘I really want to whiten my teeth but I have fillings at the front of my teeth’, you’re not alone! This is a common concern among those seeking a…

Child Dental Benefit Scheme

Did you know the Australian Government provides eligible families with support for basic dental treatment valued at $1095.00 over 2 consecutive years for children aged 2–17years. Here at Pimpama City Dental Centre we offer Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) services only as a non-bulk billed service provider. These benefits available under the Child Dental Benefits…

The Effect of Acidic Drinks on Your Teeth

Acidic drinks are loved by many but can have damaging effects in your teeth if consumed regularly.  A drink’s acidity level is determined by how much acid it contains from citrus or other additives. Enamel is the strong outer layer that protects your teeth. Acidic drinks can wear enamel down, weakening it and causing long-term…

Child Dental Benefits Scheme

Here at Pimpama City Dental Centre, we can treat both children and adults and are always available to help you get your best smile. We also offer bulk billing through the Child Dental Benefit Scheme for eligible children. What is Bulk Billing? When we bulk bill, it means we submit your dental bill directly to…

Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is a common habit amongst children generally around the ages of 2-4. It usually goes away on its own, however if it goes on longer it can cause issues with the teeth and jaw.   Oral problems for your child associated with chronic thumb sucking can include; misaligned bite, palate issues, speech problems…

Importance of Regular Checkups

Your oral health has a big impact on your overall health so it is important to keep on top of your oral health, not just through maintenance at home. Dental checks and cleans are recommended every 6 months where your dentist will check for cavities, perform a thorough clean and scan for any oral cancers….

Making the Most of Your Private Health Insurance

With the end of the 2022-2023 financial year approaching, some private health funds start a new year of dental entitlements. Unfortunately, these benefits do not rollover to the next financial year, they just reset meaning you will lose them. You have until June 30th 2023 to make the most of your dental benefits.   Coming…

Introducing Invisalign with our iTero Scanner

Here at Pimpama City Dental Centre, we keep up with the latest technology to ensure your treatment is as efficient, accurate and enjoyable as can be!   Our brand new iTero scanner allows us to take 3D digital impressions of your teeth and bite to deliver you a more accurate and flexible treatment plan catering…

Bulk Billing for Children

Here at Pimpama City Dental Centre we offer bulk billing through the Child Dental Benefit Scheme for eligible children. What is Bulk Billing? When we bulk bill, it means we submit your dental bill directly to Medicare and we accept the Medicare Benefit Fee for the treatment we provide you. This means you will not…