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How Neuromuscular Dentistry Can Help with TMJ

Your temporomandibular joint connects the lower jaw, and when this joint is misaligned, it causes unwanted responses in the nerves and muscles around the joint, creating a problem called TMJ syndrome. Symptoms of this syndrome include teeth grinding and clenching (bruxism), tinnitus, a clicking jaw, tooth sensitivity, migraines or persistent headaches, or feeling pain behind […] Read more

Nov, 11, 2019

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Why Does Dental Health Influence Surgical Treatment?

If you need surgery, it’s often quite normal for your surgeon to request dental clearance as your dental health can greatly affect your general health. When you have good dental health, it reduces the number of bacteria in your blood, improving blood chemistry so your body can more easily heal and fight infection. If you […] Read more

Nov, 11, 2019

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Sticky Sweets and Your Braces This Halloween

It’s impossible to stop children enjoying sweets at this time of year, but a few simple precautions can help avoid damage to teeth and braces. Avoid Sticky Sweets Licorice, caramels, taffy, bubblegum, and gummies can damage brace brackets or wires. These sticky sweets are difficult to remove from brackets and wires, and the longer they […] Read more

Oct, 11, 2019

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

When your saliva is healthy, it helps to protect your oral health and keeps your mouth clean and comfortable. When you cannot produce enough high-quality saliva, it can cause significant problems for your dental health. Here at New Age Dental, we offer a saliva test that only takes a few minutes, and which is entirely […] Read more

Oct, 11, 2019

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Crown Lengthening: What Is It Used for and Is It Right for Me?

Crown lengthening is a surgical procedure removing gum tissue or bone, or both, exposing more of your tooth. We may suggest this procedure if you have a tooth that needs restoring and where we must expose more of the tooth to support a filling or crown, for example, if the tooth has broken off near […] Read more

Oct, 11, 2019

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Are You Going to Bundoora Preschools Twilight Halloween Market?

Are you going to the Bundoora Preschool Twilight Halloween Market? It’s taking place on Thursday, October 31, between 6 PM and 9 PM, and this community event will entertain adults and kids alike. There is a colouring competition for kids and face painting, as well as loads of free activities. Adults can relax in the […] Read more

Oct, 11, 2019

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Four Easy Tips for a Healthier Mouth This Spring

  It’s that time of year when many of us will deep clean our homes in time for spring. It is also an excellent time to reassess your oral care products. Welcome Spring with a Shiny New Toothbrush You need to change your toothbrush every three months or sooner if it begins to look worn. […] Read more

Sep, 11, 2019

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Let’s Talk About Seasonal Allergies

Spring is in the air, but for some of us, that means a season of sniffles and sneezing as we battle allergies. Allergies can cause an itchy nose, eyes or throat, and fits of coughing and sneezing, but did you realise they can also affect your oral health? Seasonal allergies can irritate your gums, tongue […] Read more

Sep, 11, 2019

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How Does Age Impact the Health of Your Teeth – The Life of Your Smile?

Many people are living longer and healthier lives, but as we age, we do need to take better care of our bodies and our oral health. As we get older, our susceptibility to dental disease increases. Higher Risk of Tooth Decay The risk of tooth decay can increase with age because of dry mouth. Saliva […] Read more

Sep, 11, 2019

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What Is the Child Dental Benefits Schedule?

Here at New Age Dental, we want to ensure children receive the very best preventative dental care and the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) is an excellent government initiative. Children aged between two and 17 years who qualify for the CDBS can receive up to $1000 in dental services over two calendar years. Children need […] Read more

Sep, 11, 2019

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