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What To Do About Bad Breath

If bad breath is getting you down, you may think you just need a few extra mints to solve the problem. But that’s just masking the issue. If you really want to address your bad breath, here’s some tips on…

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October 27, 2017 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Straight Teeth – The Benefits are not just Cosmetic

For many people, straight teeth are synonymous with the perfect smile. This is why millions of people seek out cosmetic dentistry services every year. Did you know, however, that having straight teeth yields more benefits than simply a perfect smile?…

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October 27, 2017 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Sports Mouth Guards – Why Custom-Fitted is Best

Custom fitted mouth guards provide sports players with optimal protection for their teeth. Their precise fit to an individual’s mouth means that players are not impeded by wearing them. This means that players are less likely to toss them aside…

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September 27, 2017 Email Share Print Comment(0)

The Top 3 Dental Emergencies and How to Handle Them

Many people know first aid basics and what to do in medical emergencies. But handling dental emergencies is not always common knowledge. Your first experiences with dental emergencies may be when they happen to you or a loved one. Here…

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September 27, 2017 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Use It or Lose It

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September 27, 2017 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Facebook Promotion

Terms and Conditions This offer is for new and existing patients. Best comment will be judged by Dr Robert Zhang and the winner will be contacted on Facebook. Tell us why you love us on our Facebook page

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August 28, 2017 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Veneers – Are they the Answer for Straight, White Teeth?

Having veneers placed over your teeth can be an intimidating option for teeth-whitening, as this process changes the structure of your teeth. But don't worry! The processes have been streamlined and perfected by dentists in recent decades. Here’s more about…

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August 27, 2017 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Ten Simple Things You Can Do Today For Better Oral Hygiene

A great smile isn’t just a way to make new friends; it also shows off your pearly whites! But having good oral hygiene is more than having great looking teeth. Maintaining good oral health helps to prevent dental and medical…

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August 27, 2017 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Smile design makeover FAQs

Ever thought… I’ve always been unhappy with my teeth and don’t like my smile, If only I could fix all my teeth – make them straighter and whiter but still look natural and suit my face, I wish I could…

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July 25, 2017 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Case: teeth veneers before and after

Five years ago, a female patient had four composite veneers placed over her front top row of teeth which had subsequently aged. She recently came to us at Alderley Dental researching the options open to her to improve her smile.                   …

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November 30, 2016 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Teeth grinding and dental damage

“When I wake up, my teeth hurt. My jaw aches, too, and I often get headaches and pain up my neck. Why?” Question from Ian in Newmarket, Brisbane     Here, Dr Panny Hou answers your questions and discusses teeth grinding Alderley…

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August 16, 2016 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Sleep apnea and snoring

Not getting much zzzzz…? Waking up really, really tired? You could be suffering from a sleep-related breathing disorder called sleep apnea, the most common of which is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). According to the Australian Dental Association, Obstructive Sleep Apnea…

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August 3, 2016 Email Share Print Comment(0)

FAQs about wisdom teeth removal cost

At Alderley Dental, we understand you may be worried about your dental bill. We can do an exact written quote and talk to you about a treatment plan and ways to reduce your fees. Here, we answer some common questions we…

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July 13, 2016 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Diabetes and gum disease

It’s bad enough being diabetic. But if you aren’t doing a good job of controlling your diabetes, it can make your gums more prone to gum disease. At the same time, having gum disease can make it harder to keep…

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May 19, 2016 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Dental X ray effects

Dental X ray effects Why do dentists need to do dental X rays? A dental X ray is a diagnostic tool that we use primarily for the prevention of dental problems, such as decay. For that reason, they’re done at…

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February 11, 2016 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Christmas Charity 2015

Christmas Charity wishes at Alderley Dental Throughout December the team and patients at Alderley Dental enjoyed a bit of Christmas Cheer in the name of a good cause, the Make a Wish Foundation. Patients were asked to don a silly…

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February 10, 2016 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Wisdom teeth extraction and pregnancy

“I think one of my bottom wisdom teeth is infected because I’m in so much pain that I’m crying. I’m at the point now that I just want it taken out, but I’ve just found out that I’m pregnant and…

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September 22, 2015 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Dental wish: Flossing teeth

Alderley Dental's wish: Flossing teeth The tooth fairy has arrived at Alderley Dental and kindly granted the dental team one wish: If you could change one thing about how people look after their teeth, what would it be? After a…

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August 25, 2015 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Sensitivity

What is Tooth Sensitivity? Teeth are sometimes sensitive to cold water, ice cream or warm drinks. This can be the result of decay or wear-related tooth sensitivity. Wear - related tooth sensitivity occurs over time as a result of hard…

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July 24, 2015 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Case: Smile makeover

This patient presented to us at Alderley Dental with discoloured and heavily worn down front teeth. He had worn down his teeth from grinding (also known as bruxism). After explaining to him his treatment options, including the pros and cons,…

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May 22, 2015 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Tooth infection vs. Gum Infection

What is a tooth infection? There are two main causes of tooth infection that we as dentists normally see. Alderley dentist, Dr Panny Hou explains... First cause of tooth infection: Tooth decay  - Decay on the tooth is the mostcommon cause…

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April 17, 2015 Email Share Print Comment(0)

The top 4 worst drinks for your teeth

Before we reveal our pick of the top worst drinks for your teeth it is important to understand how big a contributing factor they are to tooth erosion and why this erosion spells disaster for your teeth. Why is Tooth…

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August 14, 2014 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Case: New Composite Veneers

Upgrading to new composite veneers This patient with old plastic veneers that had worn, chipped and discolored. They were not fitting her gums well either. We had a thorough smile make-over discussion about the options, pros and cons of having…

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February 6, 2014 Email Share Print Comment(0)

When should a child start visiting the dentist

When should kids start regular visits to the dentist? We are often asked when should a child start visiting the dentist? In most cases we formally begin seeing children from about 2 years of age, unless any particular concerns arise.…

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February 6, 2014 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Case: Old for new veneers

Pros and cons of Composite Veneers If you are considering veneers then composite veneers are an affordable cost compromise for some people. Naturally with every compromise comes a downside and when considering composite tooth veneers compared to porcelain veneers the…

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February 6, 2014 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Why should young children visit the dentist?

Why is it so important for kids to get to know the dentist? For many of us, an aversion, dislike or even sheer hatred of the dentist developed through bad experiences at the dentist when we were younger. With the…

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February 4, 2014 Email Share Print Comment(0)

Case: Old silver fillings

Fillings don't last forever In this case we look at a patient who came into Alderley Dental with old defective and discoloured silver amalgam fillings. After initial examination and consultation which explained the options in this case the patient decided…

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February 3, 2014 Email Share Print Comment(0)