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Periodontal Disease and the Connection to Systemic Diseases

Periodontal Disease and the Connection to Systemic Diseases

Periodontal Disease and the Connection to Systemic Diseases

For decades it was thought that diseases affecting the mouth were completely separate from those affecting the body. However, we now know that oral health and particularly periodontal disease is ...

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At-Home Guide for Keeping Your Dental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

At-Home Guide for Keeping Your Dental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

At-Home Guide for Keeping Your Dental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In an uncertain world, there is one thing that you can control, and that is your preventative dental care routine. Practicing good oral care is key to avoid emergency dental ...

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Dance Like No-One is Watching! How to Stay Active while in Self-Isolation

Dance Like No-One is Watching! How to Stay Active while in Self-Isolation

Dance Like No-One is Watching! How to Stay Active while in Self-Isolation

Gyms and yoga studios might be shut, but it is still easy to get plenty of exercise while working from home or self-isolating. How Much Exercise is Necessary? Healthy adults ...

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Each March we Celebrate World Oral Health Day, but What Does this Mean for You?

Each March we Celebrate World Oral Health Day, but What Does this Mean for You?

Each March we Celebrate World Oral Health Day, but What Does this Mean for You?

You may not have heard of World Oral Health Day, but it s a pretty significant event for dental professionals. Here at Dr Smile, it s a time when we ...

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How to Make Sure Your Little Bunnies Enjoy the Perfect Easter Egg Hunt

How to Make Sure Your Little Bunnies Enjoy the Perfect Easter Egg Hunt

How to Make Sure Your Little Bunnies Enjoy the Perfect Easter Egg Hunt

This Easter, why not get creative when planning your Easter egg hunt? Little bunnies and bigger bunnies will love these fun ideas. Skip the Chocolate Eggs Altogether Easter egg hunts ...

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Look after Your Teeth This Easter and You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

Look after Your Teeth This Easter and You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

Look after Your Teeth This Easter and You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

There s no denying the Easter bunny looks cute, but not everyone is pleased to see his sugary gifts. If you re concerned about the effect of chocolate on your ...

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Give Your Kids a Lifelong Gift – Establishing a “Dental Home”

Give Your Kids a Lifelong Gift – Establishing a “Dental Home”

Give Your Kids a Lifelong Gift – Establishing a “Dental Home”

Every parent wants their child to enjoy all the benefits of a healthy smile, and it s essential to establish a dental home while your kid is still very young. ...

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Smiling about Your Fresh Breath

Smiling about Your Fresh Breath

Smiling about Your Fresh Breath

February is a month when many of us worry about bad breath more than normal, but really, you should be able to enjoy fresh breath year-round. Here are some ways ...

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How Vitamin D Can Help Your Oral Health

How Vitamin D Can Help Your Oral Health

How Vitamin D Can Help Your Oral Health

You need a healthy balanced diet for healthy teeth and gums, and especially vitamin D. Also known as the sunshine vitamin, this micronutrient helps your body to absorb calcium, and ...

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Are You Recovering from the Sugar Craze? How to Clean Off the Sweet Stuff

Are You Recovering from the Sugar Craze? How to Clean Off the Sweet Stuff

Are You Recovering from the Sugar Craze? How to Clean Off the Sweet Stuff

During the holiday season, it s tempting to snack frequently but when you eat little and often it can be more damaging for your teeth compared with having big meals. ...

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New Year, New You – Read Our Top Dental Tips for a Healthier New Year

New Year, New You – Read Our Top Dental Tips for a Healthier New Year

New Year, New You – Read Our Top Dental Tips for a Healthier New Year

If you ve been reflecting on the previous year and have decided to make some new resolutions, what about some that are easy to keep, and which benefit dental health? ...

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Make This the Year You Start Snacking Smarter

Make This the Year You Start Snacking Smarter

Make This the Year You Start Snacking Smarter

If you love to snack, make this the year that you begin to snack smarter and your figure, overall health and dental health and even your mood can benefit. Snack ...

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Free Second Opinion

Free Second Opinion

Free Second Opinion

We are always here for you when to comes to second opinions. Don t hesitate to contact us today to book your free appointment.

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Complimentary Consultations

Complimentary Consultations

Complimentary Consultations

Did you know you don t have to pay to talk to us? If you are currently thinking about a certain treatment plan, book an appointment with us, free of ...

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AfterPay – An Easier Way to Budget for Your Dental Care

AfterPay – An Easier Way to Budget for Your Dental Care

AfterPay – An Easier Way to Budget for Your Dental Care

Excellent, ongoing dental care is essential for preserving your smile and protecting your overall health, and AfterPay is an easy, modern and affordable way to spread the costs. It is ...

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Dental Implants

Dental Implants

Dental Implants

Where the tooth has been lost and adjacent teeth are intact, the method of choice to replace the tooth is an implant. This procedure is now routine and is considered ...

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Holidays! Celebrate Summer with a Mouth Manicure

Holidays! Celebrate Summer with a Mouth Manicure

Holidays! Celebrate Summer with a Mouth Manicure

A well-cared for or manicured mouth looks great, and even small changes can make a real difference to your oral health this summer. We ve listed a few easy tips ...

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Top Tips for Good Oral Health This Christmas

Top Tips for Good Oral Health This Christmas

Top Tips for Good Oral Health This Christmas

Most of us look forward to all sorts of festive treats at this time of year, and it s certainly a time for indulgence. However, it s easy for oral ...

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Meet your Dr Smile! Dr Josh Wyper

Meet your Dr Smile! Dr Josh Wyper

Meet your Dr Smile! Dr Josh Wyper

After growing up in Gladstone, Queensland Dr Josh Wyper came to live in our community in 2019. He graduated from Charles Sturt University with his Bachelor of Dentistry. Dr Josh ...

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Interesting Things Revealed by Your Saliva

Interesting Things Revealed by Your Saliva

Interesting Things Revealed by Your Saliva

We produce an amazing one to two litres of saliva every day. It helps to moisten food and contains enzymes that start the digestion process but can also show problems ...

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How Does Neuromuscular Dentistry Help with TMJ Disorder?

How Does Neuromuscular Dentistry Help with TMJ Disorder?

How Does Neuromuscular Dentistry Help with TMJ Disorder?

When the relationship between your upper and lower jaw is misaligned, it can affect your jaw joints, called temporomandibular joints and your facial muscles, causing pain and inflammation and is ...

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Meet the team! Laura Burgess: Dental Assistant

Meet the team! Laura Burgess: Dental Assistant

Meet the team! Laura Burgess: Dental Assistant

Laura was born and raised in Melbourne, Victoria and graduated from Sandringham Tec. She originally worked in Melbourne for six years as a Dental Assistant, before meeting her husband and ...

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Tips for Eating Healthily at Halloween

Tips for Eating Healthily at Halloween

Tips for Eating Healthily at Halloween

The amount of high sugar and high-calorie treats is pretty scary at Halloween, and especially if you are trying to eat healthily. We ve listed a few sneaky tips to ...

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How to Balance Your Blood Sugar Naturally

How to Balance Your Blood Sugar Naturally

How to Balance Your Blood Sugar Naturally

Balancing your blood sugar will help you to maintain your energy levels, making the most of summertime. Choose Protein over Carbs Eating more protein can significantly improve blood glucose levels ...

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Meet the Team! Dr Chris Sammut

Meet the Team! Dr Chris Sammut

Meet the Team! Dr Chris Sammut

DR CHRISTOPHER SAMMUT Dr Christopher Sammut grew up in Sydney and has lived here his entire life. Dr Chris graduated from the University of Sydney with an honours degree in ...

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Links between Oral Health and General Health

Links between Oral Health and General Health

The Life of Your Smile - How Does Age Affect Your Teeth

The Life of Your Smile - How Does Age Affect Your Teeth

The Life of Your Smile - How Does Age Affect Your Teeth

As you get older, your dental health will change because of everyday wear and tear. Each day, your teeth must bite and chew food and are subjected to temperature changes, ...

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How to Spring Clean Your Dental Health Routine

How to Spring Clean Your Dental Health Routine

How to Spring Clean Your Dental Health Routine

The spring is when many of us will clean our homes, refresh wardrobes and generally think about spring and summer activities. It s also a great time of year to ...

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Meet the team - Pam Hanley

Meet the team - Pam Hanley

Meet the team - Pam Hanley

PAM HANLEY Practice manager Pam was born and raised in Southwest Sydney and was a state roller skater as a teenager. Pam has a wealth of experience in the dental ...

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Colour Me Bright Colouring Competition: Has Your Child Entered Yet?

Colour Me Bright Colouring Competition: Has Your Child Entered Yet?

Colour Me Bright Colouring Competition: Has Your Child Entered Yet?

Right now, we are holding a colouring competition for our younger patients and have already received some beautiful entries. If your child hasn t entered yet, ask us for an ...

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Has Your Child Tried Our Toothy ‘Find a Word’?

Has Your Child Tried Our Toothy ‘Find a Word’?

Has Your Child Tried Our Toothy ‘Find a Word’?

We have designed a Find a Word which contains ten hidden toothy terms. If your child hasn t tried it yet, ask us for a copy at your next visit. ...

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How is Your Oral Health Tracking?

How is Your Oral Health Tracking?

How is Your Oral Health Tracking?

Every August marks the Australian Dental Association s annual oral health promotion event and which aims to educate and encourage Australians to look after their dental health. This year the ...

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Supercharged Foods for Your Teeth

Supercharged Foods for Your Teeth

Supercharged Foods for Your Teeth

We ve all heard the saying you are what you eat, and this certainly applies to your dental health. Sugary foods like fizzy drinks and sweets will all contribute to ...

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Fun Oral Health Activities for Kids

Fun Oral Health Activities for Kids

Fun Oral Health Activities for Kids

Children learn through play, so try these fun dental activities that will teach them about oral care Tooth Necklace Make a drawing of a tooth on cardboard, approximately 4 cm ...

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Health Tips for Kids Going Back to School

Health Tips for Kids Going Back to School

Health Tips for Kids Going Back to School

As the kids get ready to go back to school, here are a few tips to help them have a healthy and happy start to the term. Walk to school, ...

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How Is Oral Health Connected to the Immune System?

How Is Oral Health Connected to the Immune System?

How Is Oral Health Connected to the Immune System?

Did you realise that your oral health is closely connected to your immune system? Unless you maintain good dental health,it can negatively affect your overall health. The connection is because ...

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Meet Your Dr Smile

Meet Your Dr Smile

Meet Your Dr Smile

We love getting to know our patients and thought it only fair that you should get to know us a little better so this month we would like you to ...

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Welcome to Our First eNewsletter

Welcome to Our First eNewsletter

Welcome to Our First eNewsletter

Our entire team here at Dr Smile warmly welcome you to our first eNewsletter. With your permission, we would like to communicate with you each month. We feel it s ...

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