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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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At-Home Guide for Keeping Your Dental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In an uncertain world, there is one thing that you can control, and that is your preventative dental care routine. Practising good oral care is key to avoid emergency dental appointments for toothaches and other problems. Tooth Brushing and Flossing Remember to brush your teeth at least twice a day for two minutes each time, […] Read more

Apr, 23, 2020

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Our Top Tips for Staying Active while Self Quarantining

The pandemic is disrupting every area of our lives are currently, including physical activity. We can no longer simply go for a walk, visit the gym or play team sports, while the temptation is to sit at home and spend more time on the couch. However, physical inactivity is a major risk factor for developing […] Read more

Apr, 23, 2020

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Keeping Your Breath Sweet and Not Just during February!

Valentine’s Day tends to focus people’s attention on their breath a little more, but here at New Age Dental, we’d like you to enjoy fresh breath year-round, and with it excellent dental health. Sometimes persistent bad breath is a sign of something more worrisome. Potential causes can include dry mouth, untreated tooth decay or gum […] Read more

Feb, 10, 2020

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Give Your Kid a Gift for Life – Establishing a “Dental Home”

One of the best gifts you can give your child is excellent oral health, and this is where the concept of a “dental home” is extremely useful. It refers to the ongoing relationship between a dentist, the child and their parents and includes a regime of comprehensive preventive oral health care that begins no later […] Read more

Feb, 10, 2020

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Which Are the Best Vitamins and Minerals for Healthy Teeth?

You already know you need a nutritious diet for a healthy body, but there are four vitamins and minerals that are essential for good dental health. These will help to strengthen your tooth enamel and your gums and jawbone naturally. Calcium Calcium is one of the most important minerals for good dental health because it […] Read more

Feb, 10, 2020

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Why Mouthguards Are So Important to Protect Your Teeth

Every year, thousands of people have sporting injuries resulting in chipped, broken or knocked-out teeth. These injuries can also affect the cheeks, lips and tongue, and your jaws. The consequences can be devastating, and the cost of restorative care can mount up quickly. If you participate in any sports where you could take a blow […] Read more

Feb, 10, 2020

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