Dental Re-Accreditation

Earlier this year we received our re-accreditation. This is a follow on from our initial accreditation in 2014. We have demonstrated to an independent assessor that our policies and procedures…

Child Dental Benefit Scheme

The federal government have committed to the continuation of the CDBS. Initially with reduced funds available for families. This has now been restored to the original amounts for eligible families

Child Dental Benefit Scheme

The CDBS is to be continued for all eligible families as of the 30th June 2016. If you have received your letter from Medicare and wish to make appointments for…

The Hyde Report

Protecting children’s teeth and gums More than 75% of all children aged under 5 have never been to the dentist, according to the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics Survey (HILDA…

Oral Health Information : TMJ Syndrome

What is TMJ Syndrome? The lower jaw is atatched to the skull by a joint on each side of the face called the temporomandibular joint or TMJ. Any number of…

Oral Health Information : Wisdom Teeth

Some wisdom teeth don’t cause any problems at all and if so they are better left alone. Some common problems wisdom teeth can cause are: Infection and pain in the…

Oral Health Information : General Hygiene

Brushing & Flossing- How should I brush? Using a soft bristle brush, aim the bristles at the gum line at an angle of 45 degrees. Push gently and jiggle the…

Children & Adolescent Dentistry : Teens and 20’s

These are the years of exploring new interests and tesing life’s boundaries. This is also the time when  young adults can develop holes in their teeth. The changes and challenges…

Oral Health Information : Common Problems

How do teeth decay? Thousands of bacteria exist in our mouth and this is completely normal in fact most of these bacteria are beneficial. But there are two types of…

Rethink Sugary Drinks Campaign

Public health experts and community health organisations are supporting a campaign to reduce the consumption of sugar sweetened beverages. This campaign will be promoted by TV and newsaper advertising directed…