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Dental Anxiety and Phobia

Dental Anxiety and Phobia

Wednesday, 14 July 2021
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For many Australians, Dental Anxiety and Phobiacan be a barrier to dental treatments. Strange smells, sounds, memories of previous experiences, and the apprehension of not knowing what is going to happen can induce physical and mental symptoms. Dental Anxiety is common and often easily managed in the dental clinic with several simple techniques. Dental Phobia is much less common than Dental Anxiety and often needs the assistance of a Counsellor or Psychologist in addition to the dental team. Please do...

Sports Mouthguard

Sports Mouthguards

Tuesday, 8 June 2021
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One of the easiest ways to prevent damage to our mouth and face during sports is to wear a sports mouthguard. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions and the answers about mouthguards. What are the different types of mouthguards and which one should I get? What sports should I wear a mouthguard during? Does it really matter if I don’t wear a mouthguard? What’s the worst that could happen- a chipped tooth? Do I need to get...

just a clean

Why You Shouldn’t Book in For “Just a Clean”

Thursday, 22 April 2021
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For many people, a trip to the dentist is something we want to get over with nice and quickly. Very often we will call and book an appointment “just for a clean” to make our teeth sparkly.  Others will ask the dentist to give their teeth a “quick clean” at the end of an appointment. Here at Grandis Dental we have appointments for “hygienes” with our Dental hygienists. These appointments are individually tailored to each of our patients. Rather than...

Supermarket Dental Supplies

Supermarket Dental Supplies

Thursday, 17 December 2020
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List of Supermarket Dental Supplies The sheer volume and variety of products available in supermarkets can be overwhelming when choosing the right supermarket dental supplies. Here is a guide to help negotiate the dental aisle! Toothbrush: Be sure to use either a soft manual toothbrush or a rotary electric toothbrush twice every day. The plaque and food debris that you are brushing off is very soft so can easily be brushed off with soft bristles. A medium or hard toothbrush...

Tooth Whitening

Tooth Whitening

Wednesday, 11 November 2020
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Many of us want to have a lighter and brighter smile and doing some tooth whitening can be an effective and non-invasive way to achieve this. There are several different ways to effectively whiten your teeth. Here is a guide to tooth whitening. Tooth enamel varies in colour from person to person and the results will vary from person to person also.  Enamel is classified into shades of yellow and grey and mixtures of both. Tooth whitening removes the yellowish...