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How Dentures and Partial Dentures Can Improve Your Smile

Dentures are removable artificial teeth and gums. They can be either partial or full dentures depending on your needs and can be either for the top or bottom or both of your mouth. Full and partial dentures are artificial teeth and gums, which are generally removable. Unlike dentures of the past, modern dentures look natural and fit much better. 

When patients want additional security for their full dentures, we offer implant-retained dentures or bridges to solve the problem of missing teeth.

The colour of your dentures will be made to match your natural teeth and gums by your dentist. Dentures are also custom fitted to your mouth, so will become comfortable for ...

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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 a patient’s active maintenance dental check-up every couple of years unless otherwise needed. X-rays pick up on problems early, especially between teeth that even the best dental eyes can’t see.

This is a useful article if you are worried about dental x-ray effects.

Did you know that digital dental x-rays have the same amount of radiation as a short plane flight (1-2 hours)? That’s Brisbane to Sydney! 

If we find decay, x-rays also help us understand how far this decay has progressed, so that we can do ...

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Dental 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 bit of careful consideration, which is to be expected if you only have one wish, the dentists at Alderley Dental clearly declare: 'Flossing teeth!'

The team from Alderley Dental’s one dental wish would be that everyone flossed their teeth. Find out why this is so important to them.

So why would dentists choose flossing as their one wish for people to do? The dentists at Alderley Dental explain…

If you’re not flossing, you’re not brushing properly

The number one reason people ...

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Why it Is Important for Kids to Get to Know 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 advent of many modern dental technologies, going to the dentist nowadays is not the same experience it was when we were children.

In order to help your kids develop good dental habits and to build a positive association with the dentist, it is a good idea to bring your kids along with you on your regular visit, or when an older sibling visits us.

When should my child first visit the dentist?

We are dedicated ...

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Veneers: Benefits of Replacing Old 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 downside is their durability.

In terms of the appearance of composite veneers compared to porcelain, whilst the porcelain version of the veneer will always look more natural, composite veneers can also look quite attractive as well.

Composite vs Porcelain veneers Brisbane Dental case study
In the case of this patient, she had previously been treated elsewhere with composite veneers to improve the shape and colour of her ...

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What Are the Symptoms of Teeth Grinding?

Here, Dr Panny Hou answers your questions and discusses teeth grinding and how to protect your smile from the damaging effects.

Dr Panny Hou tells all about teeth grinding at night

You could be grinding your teeth at night and not even know it. Actually, most people don’t know they’re grinding or clenching their teeth. The majority of patients who show the signs of what we call, in dental speak, bruxism are either unaware they’re doing it, or they don’t really associate the symptoms that they’re having with teeth grinding.

Obviously, our teeth, facial muscles and jaw joints aren’t designed to be in constant contact for more than about 40 minutes in a ...

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FAQs about the Cost of Wisdom Teeth Extraction

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.

FAQs about wisdom teeth removal cost

I’m shopping around on prices for a wisdom tooth extraction. What’s the main factor that will influence the cost?

If wisdom teeth cost is an issue, there are treatment alternatives and payment plans. If money is an issue and you have problem wisdom teeth, we can talk about staggering the treatments or using our payment plans.

Regarding cost, removing wisdom teeth is broken up into two main categories: getting them removed by a specialist ...

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