pimpama dentist

Use it or lose it

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 2021. This means you may lose any benefits you have left as they do not roll over to the new…

Considering dental veneers to improve your smile?

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, dental veneers may be an option for you to improve your smile and restore confidence. Veneers can improve chipped and broken teeth, stained and crooked teeth, improve the shape/size of teeth and restore gaps in the smile. Veneers are a thin porcelain like shell that…

Sports Mouthguards – Protect your teeth

Dental injuries are common when playing sport for both children and adults. To protect your mouth against impact, it is important to consider purchasing a custom-fitted sports mouthguard. A sports mouthguard is an oral appliance made of soft plastic used to protect your teeth and gums from sustaining injuries during sport. Many sports-retail stores and…

What causes teeth staining

Have you noticed your teeth aren’t as white as they used to be and maybe not as white as you’d like? There are many things that can make your teeth lose their brightness and it’s clear in Australia, how healthy and white our teeth are is something we care about. Here are some common reasons…

How to clean your dentures

The purpose of wearing dentures is to enable patients who have lost some or all of their teeth to speak, smile and eat naturally. These things are only possible, however, if their dentures are comfortable and well-maintained. Learning how to clean dentures is important to maintaining good daily hygiene, but occasionally you may find it…

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…

Tooth Decay in Children

Tooth decay is caused by bacteria in the mouth that feed on sugars contained in food and drink. These bacteria convert sugars into acids that can damage the outer layer of the teeth known as enamel. Over time, this can cause teeth to weaken and form cavities. Children may be more prone to tooth decay…

In Chair Whitening

Here at Pimpama City Dental Centre we use Zoom whitening. This is a specialized product made by Philips to ensure the best possible results for our patients. In case you weren’t aware, teeth whitening is a treatment that uses bleaching products to lighten the colour of your teeth. It can also create a whiter appearance…