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How Happy Are You with Your Smile?

Cosmetic dentistry is increasingly popular and can do wonderful things for your smile. We offer a comprehensive choice of treatments, custom-designed to achieve the results you desire. Treatments to Consider One of the most frequently requested treatments is a professional tooth whitening that is safe and effective. Choose from an in-chair treatment that can considerably […] Read more

Jul, 02, 2020

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How to Encourage Children to Priorities Their Oral Health

If you have kids, you’ll know it is sometimes hard to convince them to brush and floss regularly, but it is so important to instill healthy oral habits from very early on. We’ve listed a few easy steps to motivate kids to brush. Very young children want to brush on their own and can be […] Read more

Jul, 02, 2020

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How to Decline Those Tempting Sugary Snacks

Sometimes it can be tricky to stick to a healthy diet, and especially if you’re out and about with friends and family and are offered a sweet temptation. How do you say no without causing offence? How can you have the willpower to decline these sweet treats? Be Prepared Before you go out, make sure […] Read more

Jul, 02, 2020

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6 Things Your Dentist Wishes You Knew

1. Cavities aren’t only caused by sugar. Did you know starchy and carbohydrate-rich foods can wreck havoc on your dental health because they break down into simple sugars. Bacteria metabolise these sugars to produce harmful acid. Try to cut down on bread, crisps and crackers. 2. Foods that are good to eat include dairy products […] Read more

Jul, 02, 2020

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Our infection control change over procedure

Infection control is something we take very seriously, not only do we have stringent sterilization procedures that include a dedicated sterilization room that is apart of our practice and daily protocol. We also include strict procedure to be followed after every patient that has visited our Bundoora surgery. This includes removing all used hand tools […] Read more

Jun, 15, 2020

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Are Your Teeth Painful in Cold Weather?

If so, you’re not alone. An estimated one in eight people experiences tooth sensitivity during the colder weather. Sometimes increased tooth sensitivity is linked to other problems like untreated tooth decay or teeth grinding and clenching (bruxism). However, sometimes, there are other reasons as the temperature changes can affect your tooth structure. Although everyone is […] Read more

Jun, 12, 2020

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Why Does Dental Health Influence Surgical Treatments?

If you require extensive surgery your doctor may recommend you visit your dentist before hand because oral health and overall health are closely linked. People with poor oral health and who undergo surgery run the risk of oral bacteria entering the body and interfering with healing. Sometimes surgeons will require what’s called dental clearance before […] Read more

Jun, 12, 2020

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What Does Unhealthy Saliva Mean and How Can We Help You?

Saliva protects teeth and gums and is a natural disinfectant. It helps to prevent tooth decay, tooth enamel erosion and gum recession. Whenever we eat or drink something, acidity in the mouth increases, beginning the initial process of digestion. Once we finish eating, saliva helps to normalise pH levels, reducing acidity and increasing alkalinity. Problems […] Read more

Jun, 12, 2020

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Why We Believe CPD (Continued Professional Development) as a Practice is Vital

Did you know that health practitioners, including dentists, are obliged to participate regularly in CPD relevant to their practice? Every practising dental professional must complete a minimum of 60 hours of CPD every three years, most of which must be spent on clinical or scientific activities. Here at New Age Dental, we know CPD is […] Read more

Apr, 23, 2020

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What to Do in a Dental Emergency?

We know dental emergencies can be painful and often frightening, but we are here to help and make every effort to see people in discomfort or pain quickly. Some situations are more urgent than others, for example: Severe toothache Gum or facial swelling near the affected tooth Jaw injuries Knocking out or loosening a permanent […] Read more

Apr, 23, 2020

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