3 Tips for Cutting the Cost of Dental Treatment

Posted on: 12 September 2016
Unlike most medical procedures, dental treatment in Australia is not covered by Medicare, the universal health insurance scheme available to all citizens and permanent residents. This means that for the 40% of Australians not covered by private health insurance, visiting the dentist for a check-up or procedure can be very expensive. Almost half the adult population delays or avoids visiting the dentist due to cost, despite the clear importance of keeping your pearly whites healthy and clean.
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How Nuts Can Damage Your Dental Health

Posted on: 23 August 2016
Nuts are a tasty snack which can be eaten as they are, roasted or added to other foods. According to the Dietitian Association of Australia, eating a handful of nuts is a great source of fibre, protein, vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. However, while nuts might taste great and be good for your general health, they can have a negative impact on your dental health. Below is a guide to why you should be careful when consuming nuts.
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Root Canal Therapy: Your Checklist for Post-Treatment Care After the Procedure

Posted on: 4 August 2016
Considering the immense work they do, your teeth are prone to infection and physical injury. The risks emanate from what you eat, using your teeth for the wrong purposes like opening bottle corks or according them an inadequate level of care. In the end, disease and tooth decay set in when the tissues in the teeth suffer severe damage. Thankfully, such teeth can be treated and restored through root canal therapy.
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Sensitive Teeth: 3 Treatment Options

Posted on: 19 July 2016
Enamel is the substance which forms the outer layer of your teeth. It has a very high mineral content which makes it very tough and helps it to protect the softer more vulnerable internal parts of the teeth. Because enamel doesn't contain any nerves or blood vessels, it isn't sensitive to changes in temperature or pain. However, enamel can be worn down and eroded. When this occurs it causes your teeth to become sensitive.
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