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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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About Dental Health Week

Dental Health Week, which takes place in the first full week of August, is the Australian Dental Association’s major annual oral health promotion event. Its aim is to educate Australians about the importance of maintaining good oral health in every aspect of their lives. It has three main objectives: – Promote oral health education and…

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Apple Crumble Porridge

”This Apple Crumble Porridge will shake up the way you wake up! What better way is to start a cold winters day than with a big ol’ bowl of soul warming porridge? Porridge is nutritious & will keep you going till lunch, plus it’s super-simple to customise to keep things interesting. Have fun with your…

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Do you brush your teeth before or after breakfast?

Brushing our teeth twice daily is a habit that most of us have formed, having been taught from a young age to do so in the morning and in the evening. So we do understand how often we should brush; but have you ever stopped to think about the importance of when to brush? Some…

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Is it important to have a family dentist?

Yes, having a family dentist is very important. And visiting your family dentist on a regular basis has multiple benefits, including the following. 1 Prevention of dental disease Preventative dentistry involves the care and maintenance of healthy teeth and gums, treatments provided by the whole dental team. It can include dental cleaning, fluoride rinses, and…

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Baby Teeth Care

The development and growth of teeth really begins in the mother’s womb. Your child’s baby teeth usually start to develop on the fifth gestation week as their primary teeth begin budding in their jaws. The strength and growth of milk teeth depends on the health and diet of the mother during this period. The milk…