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Best Flossing Tools

Best Flossing Tools

Best Flossing Tools Flossing is a process that helps remove food particles and plaque from between your teeth and under the gum line, whereas toothbrushes alone cannot. Plaque is a bacterial biofilm that occurs on the surface of the teeth, it reacts with sugar and an acid is formed that can eat into the teeth, […]

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Dentures vs Dental Implants

Dentures vs Dental Implants

Dentures versus Dental Implants. In the past if you had missing teeth the only option available to replace them was a removable denture. But thanks to the advancements in dentistry, there are many options available. Today’s patients can choose removable dentures, bridges, dental implants or even implant supported dentures. This article will be focussing on […]

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Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) 2017

Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) 2017

Do I pay the dentist after the treatment? Check that your dentist is one of the 97% that bulk bills the CDBS through Medicare and you will not have to pay out of your pocket. Can I use Private Health insurance with the CDBS? No, you cannot claim benefits from both your private health fund […]

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Dealing with sensitive teeth

Dealing with sensitive teeth

  The good news is that there are many types of treatments to alleviate this, the type of treatment will depend on what is causing the sensitivity. Below is a list of some tips and tricks to overcoming sensitive teeth and includes a couple of home remedies:   Tips and tricks in overcoming sensitive teeth 1: […]

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Remember to brush your tongue

Remember to brush your tongue

  Tips: You can now buy specialised toothbrushes with a built-in tongue cleaner on the back of the head. For a more thorough clean of your tongue you can use what is called a tongue scraper (usually made of a flexible soft plastic) that will peel the thin mucus layer of debris from your tongue. […]

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Why are regular dental visits so important?

Why are regular dental visits so important?

One of the many reasons that our patients skip their regular visits is that they do not believe that they have any problems and that it is an unnecessary cost. Sadly, the majority of our population believe that pain is the only indicator that they need to see a dentist.  The bad news is that […]

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Why this practice will never become a corporate entity.

At The Dental Junction, we believe that the best person to provide your care is the dentist who is treating you. Only he or she can decide the time necessary to provide quality treatment. Having a corporate executive advising the fee and time that should be taken to provide a certain treatment is against the […]

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