Dental Treatment

Access Your Super for Dental Treatment

If you need dental implants or major dental work but have no idea how you’re going to pay for it, you could qualify for the Early Release of Superannuation. This has been made available to provide you with access to your funds when you need it most. Dental surgery involves numerous procedures, technologically advanced equipment…

Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom teeth appear at the very back of the mouth. They are sometimes called the ‘Third molar’ and usually erupt at around 18-25 years old but can present earlier or even later on in life. Wisdom teeth removal is a common procedure but not everyone with wisdom teeth needs to have them removed. The most…

Are you experiencing dental anxiety?

If you are feeling nervous or anxious when you think about coming to the dentist, you are not alone. Many people often put off their dental appointments and treatment or just avoid coming to the dentist altogether because of such severe anxiety. Unfortunately, this puts your oral health at risk. Many people experience anxieties due…

Ways in Which We Are a Covid Safe Dentist

During the COVID-19 pandemic additional guidelines have been brought in to keep yourself (our patient) and our team safe. These include looking at the whole practice and implementing measures to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19. Take a look at the ways we have implemented these additional safety practices. Magazines Magazines in the waiting room…

Recovery Advice following tooth extraction

Firstly, make sure you rest. It’s not only about letting your body heal but it can be mentally and physically draining too, especially if you experience anxiety when coming to the dentist. Make sure you do as little exercise as possible and put your feet up, keeping your head up to avoid unnecessary bleeding. For…

Oral Health and Overall Health

The mouth is a window into the health of the body. Recent research provides evidence that oral health and overall health are inextricably linked. Like other areas of the body, your mouth teems with bacteria — mostly harmless but your mouth is the entry point to your digestive and respiratory tracts, and some of these…

Dental Crowns

If your tooth has a small hole in it the treatment you would usually require is a filling. However, if the hole (cavity) has progressed to the point where there is too much damage or decay for a filling treatment to be successful but you still have sufficient healthy tooth structure – then a crown…

Dental Abscess

A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus that’s caused by a bacterial infection. The abscess can occur at different regions of the tooth for different reasons. A periapical abscess occurs at the tip of the root, whereas a periodontal abscess occurs in the gums at the side of a tooth root. A periapical tooth…

Use it or Lose it EOFY

The end of financial year is fast approaching and we want to ensure all our patients are getting the most from their private health insurance. Some health insurance benefits will expire on 30th of June 2020. This means you may lose any benefits you have left as they do not roll over to the new…