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Back To School Means It’s Time For A Dental Checkup

It’s the beginning of 2018, and you know what that means: it won’t be long before the kids have to get back to school and out of your hair. Before they get on the bus or you drop them off, make their way to class and hit the books, think about the best way for…

Have you recently moved location?

If you have recently made the move to beautiful Sydney, we would like to welcome you to our Penrith community. It can be overwhelming moving to a new area and we would like to help make this transition easier for you. Our centre has been a practicing Dental Practice since 1994 in Penrith. Our Dental Centre is equipped with…

Suffering a dental injury is never fun.

Whether you’ve got a cracked tooth, fractured tooth, broken tooth, or split tooth, it may be able to be saved! It’s important to look after your dental health and see a professional as soon as possible. Just remember, the faster you act, the better the outcome will be! Most dental trauma is a result of…

Dental Anxiety Is Nothing to Be Ashamed Of

Dental anxiety can affect anyone. A lot of people will put up with all sorts of oral and gum pain in order to avoid making an appointment with their dentist. Infections, periodontal disease, loose teeth and even broken teeth can go years without treatment. Avoiding regular checkups might mean that you miss the chance to…

Use Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year

Did you know that you lose private health fund benefits each year? Most of our patients are unaware of this, so we thought we should let you know. now is the time to use your entitlement before it’s lost forever for treatment in our practice! Choose to use your health fund entitlement today. Most health funds allow…

Preparing To Travel These Holidays?

Traveling out of the country is an exciting and eye-opening experience. Unfortunately, dental problems can occur when you least expect them. Our team at Tindale Dental Centre want to make sure that you’re prepared if a dental emergency arises when you are abroad, as well as give you some general travel tips for your oral…

Sensitive Teeth

Is eating ice cream or sipping a cup of hot coffee painful for you? The answer is a resounding “yes” for people who suffer from sensitive teeth. Many adults experience hypersensitivity when they eat, drink or touch their teeth. Fortunately, dentistry can offer simple and effective treatments for this uncomfortable condition. Possible causes of tooth…

Fluoride

Fluoride has proven itself to be a valuable ally in the ongoing fight against dental caries. As far back as 1909, when a U.S. dentist Frederick McKay commenced a 15 year study with fellow dentist A. V. Black to determine if the decay-resistant teeth of residents in one Colorado town were the result of fluoride in…

Child Dental Benefits Schedule

In the wake of an urgent discussion in early February between ADA President Dr Hugo Sachs and the Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt, which was precipitated by the decision of a cross section of Senators to oppose cuts made by the Australian Government to the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) cap, the Government has advised…

Is There A Bad Time To Brush Your Teeth?

Is there ever a bad time to brush your teeth? Most of us believe that proper dental care means flossing and brushing often — at a minimum, twice daily, as the Australian Dental Association recommends. Those who are particularly diligent may brush more often, after meals, snacks or sugary drinks. But research shows that brushing…