Dentures and caring for them

Have you ever wondered how best to look after your own, or a family members dentures? Many people think that once they have dentures they won’t have any more dental issues. On the contrary, dentures and gums that aren’t looked after properly can just as easily lead to infection.

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Kimberley Hayllar
Root Canal Treatment

Let’s be honest, root canal has a bad name! More than likely you’ve heard bad stories from “friends” about root canal treatment, but can you tell fact from fiction? Keep reading to learn the benefits of root canal treatment as we dispel some common misconceptions regarding dentistry’s most misunderstood middle-child.

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Kimberley Hayllar
The ins and outs of tooth discolouration and whitening

Have you ever been drawn to someone else's bright, white smile? Maybe you’ve wished your teeth were just a few shades brighter. It’s easy to get confused and overwhelmed with all the different whitening toothpastes, whitening strips and bleaching trays on the market.

Keep reading to learn about the benefits of professional tooth whitening, what works and what may not.


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Kimberley Hayllar
Diabetes and Oral Health

More than 280 people are diagnosed with diabetes every day and that number is increasing. The total annual cost of diabetes across the nation is $14.6 billion!!! There are up to 2 million people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.


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Kimberley Hayllar
Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is a very common condition that is affecting increasing numbers of patients that we see in the practice. Lack of saliva flow can lead to anything from mild discomfort to rapidly progressive tooth decay, bad breath and tooth wear.

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Kimberley Hayllar
Bad Breath

Worrying about having bad breath is a common social anxiety. Bad breath can be caused by poor oral health or by some medical conditions, so knowing when you have it and what to do about it are really important. In some cases fear of bad breath can lead to social isolation.

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Rosie Vickers
Improving Oral Health in Nursing Homes

Do you know someone that is house-bound or living in an aged care facility? Maybe someone with an intellectual disability that makes it difficult to be comfortable in strange surroundings? This is an important article that could make the world of difference to you.

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Cristy Houghton
Tooth Decay in Children

Tooth decay is bad news. It can cause your child pain and discomfort. It can also affect eating, speaking and sleeping. The good news is that tooth decay is pretty easy to avoid with good dental care and tooth-friendly eating and drinking.

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Cristy Houghton