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Dental Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) by Quality Dental, North Sydney.

How Can Dental Implants Help?

How can dental implants help? As kids, we all lose our baby teeth. Adults, however, receive no gold coins from the tooth fairy after a tooth goes missing. In fact, whether the result of injury, tooth decay or periodontal disease, tooth loss is often a traumatic experience. Statistics show that 69 per cent of adults have lost [...]

By | March 14th, 2016|Cosmetic Dentist North Sydney, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Advice, Dental FAQ, Dental Implants|Comments Off on How Can Dental Implants Help?

Why dentists need dental X-rays?

Apart from Superman, the closest us mere mortals will get to having x-ray vision is a machine generated X-ray image or radiograph. Not that exciting I hear you say. For dentists X-rays provide the ultimate superpower in their diagnostic bag. The ability to see inside your teeth; in between those tight crevices of your teeth; [...]

By | March 11th, 2016|Dental Advice, Dental FAQ|Comments Off on Why dentists need dental X-rays?

Teeth whitening: day-glo white or keeping it real?

Somewhere along the line teeth whitening has become synonymous with whiter-than-white teeth that can look unnatural and sometimes plain weird. Let’s face it no one is born with white-out coloured teeth. These day-glo delights are now the norm in Hollywood and are becoming the overdone botox look of the dental world. In my opinion, over-bleached, [...]

By | March 9th, 2016|Dental Advice, Dental FAQ, Teeth Whitening, Teeth Whitening Sydney|Comments Off on Teeth whitening: day-glo white or keeping it real?

Missing front tooth?

What's the cheapest way to replace a missing front tooth? The cheapest way to replace a missing front tooth is with a removable denture. Unfortunately it is not the most functional, comfortable or best looking way to replace the tooth. It can be a good intermediate step to a more permanent solution. Removable dentures are [...]

By | March 7th, 2016|Dental Advice, Dental FAQ, Dental Treatment, Dentures|Comments Off on Missing front tooth?

Too much cordial?

Hi, I'm not sure if you will have the answers I'm looking for but I just thought I'd ask. I have a daughter who is five years old she had some cordial in her bottle on the rare occasion when she was younger, between the age of 4 to 6 months. I'm guessing it would have been [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|Dental Advice, Dental FAQ|Comments Off on Too much cordial?

Loose baby tooth?

Dr Luke, is it normal for a molar that is loose to cause considerable pain? We have a dentist appointment on Friday but just wanted to check as it has been waking my son up for the last few nights. Thanks. The last deciduous molars can cause considerable pain once they become loose. If it doesn't [...]

By | March 2nd, 2016|Dental Advice, Dental FAQ|Comments Off on Loose baby tooth?

How do you brush a toddler’s teeth?

Wrangling toddlers is hard work for almost all daily chores and brushing teeth is no exception! Ideally you need to be brushing your toddler’s teeth for two minutes, once a day. Stand in a position where you can get a good view of your toddler’s mouth, either directly in front of them or behind them [...]

By | February 27th, 2016|Dental Advice, Dental FAQ|Comments Off on How do you brush a toddler’s teeth?

Ask These Questions Before Opting for Overseas Dental Treatments

If you have been considering an overseas dental treatment that combines a low cost dental fix with an exotic holiday  thrown in for free you might want to delve a little deeper before signing up for the package. Just as you would with any big-ticket purchases, it may be wise to ask yourself whether you [...]

By | September 15th, 2015|Cosmetic Dentist North Sydney, Cosmetic Dentist Sydney, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Advice, Dental FAQ|Comments Off on Ask These Questions Before Opting for Overseas Dental Treatments

Is It Time to Replace Your Amalgam Fillings?

If you had dental fillings done many years ago, they are most probably amalgam fillings. Previously dentists favoured these silver-coloured fillings for their durability and strength. However, the dark colour of amalgam fillings draw attention to the inside of your mouth and the fact that you have had your cavities fixed in the past. From afar, the [...]

By | April 20th, 2015|Cosmetic Dentist North Sydney, Cosmetic Dentist Sydney, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental FAQ, White Fillings|Comments Off on Is It Time to Replace Your Amalgam Fillings?

Common Questions Regarding Dental Implants

Dental implants are increasingly accepted as one of the best ways to replace broken or missing teeth. They are essentially tiny titanium posts strategically placed in your jawbones to serve as highly stable anchors for your replacement teeth. Using this popular method to fill in the gaps in your teeth involves surgery. Here are some [...]

By | March 30th, 2015|Cosmetic Dentist North Sydney, Cosmetic Dentist Sydney, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental FAQ, Dental Implants|Comments Off on Common Questions Regarding Dental Implants