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  • Welcome.

    Hi! How do you like the site? There’s a story to this website: it’s something different to a lot of websites, certainly dental websites, because it responds to mobile devices like iPhones, iPads and other smart phones and tablets completely differently to anything you’ve ever …

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    A Stitch in Time Saves Nine

    This old saying doesn’t mean I want you to sew you up early, as one of my patients said to me recently! I don’t want you to have any stitches; it refers to a story about mending small tears before they become much larger problems. …

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    Is there ever a bad time to brush your teeth?

    Most of us believe that proper dental care means flossing and brushing often — at a minimum, twice daily, as the Australian Dental Association recommends. Those who are particularly diligent may brush more often, after meals, snacks or sugary drinks. But research shows that brushing …

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  • Easter Greetings

    We would like to wish all our patients and friends a very Happy Easter. Enjoy a safe and relaxing long weekend. The office will be closed Friday 30th march and will re open on Tuesday April 3rd. If any of our current patients have any …

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    Did you know there is a relationship between Vitamin D and Oral health?

    Vitamin D aids in the process of calcium absorption which is vital in the development of bones and teeth. Deficiency in vitamin D may result in bone loss and osteoporosis as we age. Vitamin D is produced when the skin is exposed to natural sunlight …

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    Understanding Veneers

    With advances in dentistry, you no longer have to settle for stained, chipped or misshapen teeth. Many people choose to improve their smiles with veneers. A veneer is a thin covering placed over the visible part of the tooth. Veneers are specially made to make …

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    Preventing Periodontal Disease

    People with periodontal disease have bacteria between their teeth and gums, usually hidden from view small nests. Most of the time this serious infection is painless, but these germs can become very active and are responsible for tissue inflammation that can lead to pain, bleeding, …

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    Relief of Dental Pain

    The withdrawal of over-the-counter medicines that contain codeine has been big news recently. I’ve noticed that our dental patients sometimes have a preference for a particular medication―they are sort of fans of one over the other and that’s just human nature. You might even feel …

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    Bleeding Gums

    You’re brushing your teeth and notice a bit of pink when you spit out the toothpaste. You might notice some bleeding when you floss. Although the smallest amount of blood might not seem like a big deal, if your gums are bleeding consistently, you shouldn’t …

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  • Happy New Year!

    Hopefully everyone is settling in to 2018 and what we hope is a safe and prosperous year. This week we are very excited to welcome back two special ladies from their maternity leave. Magdalena our Oral Heath Therapist will be here from Monday to Wednesday …

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    Stress and Your Oral Health

    After a lovely yet stressful time of year you may find that your body may respond to stress from an oral health point of view. Below could be some reasons: The habit of grinding or clenching your teeth, usually while you’re sleeping, is called bruxism. …

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