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12 Dental Tips

12 Dental Tips

12 Dental Tips for Healthy Teeth During the Holidays. Holidays are for family, friends, and fun. So, have a great time and remember to keep your dental health in mind. This way, you can begin your new year with healthy teeth and gums. To help keep your smile bright and healthy during the busy and […]

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Dental Myths Busted

Dental Myths Busted

Dental Myths Busted. At “The Dental Junction” we understand that a trip to the dentist can be a little scary. That is why our main priority is always your comfort. Unfortunately, the fear of oral health care has led to many dental myths being spread around! Here are just a few of the common dental […]

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dental sealants

dental sealants

Dental Sealants for Children, Teens and Adults. Dental sealants also known as pit or fissure sealants are thin protective coatings that are painted onto the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (premolars & molars) that can prevent cavities (tooth decay) for many years. The sealants protect the chewing surfaces from cavities by covering them with […]

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Health conditions your Dentist can spot

Health conditions your Dentist can spot

There are numerous serious health conditions your Dentist can spot at a dental check-up that you may not have realised. They say your eyes are the window to your soul, however your teeth and gums say a mouthful about your physical health! During a routine dental check-up, a good dentist can spot a wide range […]

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Mouth Guards

Mouth Guards

Over one hundred years ago a dentist from London by the name of Woolf Krause developed the first type of Mouth Guards (called a gum shield) to protect a boxers’ mouth. Fast forward a hundred years and we now use mouth guards in a multitude of ways. This protective device covers the teeth and gums […]

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Dental Insurance

Dental Insurance

Finding the right Dental Insurance: Most private health insurance funds by default have a basic element of dental insurance built into them. However, as our circumstances change we need to revisit those health funds to make sure that they are meeting our health care needs. An example would be a young adult who is fit […]

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TMJ Syndrome

TMJ Syndrome

Professional Diagnosis Your dentist will look for a limited range of movement in the jaw and listen out for clicking / popping sounds when you move your jaw. They will also examine your bite and may take x-rays or even refer you to an Oral (Maxillofacial) surgeon for treatment. Summary: In most cases the prognosis […]

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Mouth Ulcers

Mouth Ulcers

Mouth Ulcers: Causes, Symptoms, Types, Treatments and Prevention. Mouth ulcers are sores that appear within the mouth, often on the inside of the lips or cheeks. The person suffering from a mouth ulcer can find it difficult to eat, drink or even brush their teeth. Most mouth ulcers are usually harmless and will clear up […]

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Oral Health Issues In Children

Oral Health Issues In Children

Oral Health Issues in Children. Even though your child’s infant teeth will be supplanted with permanent teeth, keeping the infant teeth healthy is essential to your child’s general health & wellbeing. There are numerous issues that affect the oral health of children; including tooth decay, early tooth loss, tongue thrusting, lip sucking and thumb sucking. […]

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Dental Care Tips for Caregivers

Dental Care Tips for Caregivers

Dental Care Tips for Caregivers Dental care is important at any age. However, certain members of the population require special oral hygiene care: These include people who are sick, elderly, mentally and physically challenged or medically compromised. In Australia more and more family members are taking up the role of caregiver, this is quite a […]

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