Teaching your children how to care for their teeth starts way before they can actually do it for themselves. You begin with baby’s first teeth and you set an example, so that tooth-brushing time is scheduled twice a day. Here’s how to get your children’s teeth off to a good start.
You want your wedding day to be perfect, including your smile. If you have six months or more before your wedding day, there is plenty of time to get a dental implant or other dental treatments to ensure your smile will be perfect in those precious wedding photos. Here’s what you need to know.
If you’re paying for dental extras and not going to the dentist, you’re not making the most of your coverage. Health extras cover a whole range of things; sometimes you’re so busy getting new glasses or physio that dental appointments are forgotten.
Ignoring your teeth just because everything feels fine is understandable, but not recommended. Dental issues can develop quietly, but cost a lot more if not picked up early. You’ve paid for your coverage, don’t miss out on making the most of it. … read more
Whiter teeth can really improve your smile, particularly if you have been a smoker or drinking red wine or coffee for years. The safest treatments come from your National Dental Care practitioner who can check your teeth and explain your teeth-whitening options. You can even get a custom kit to do it at home.
You may have read about Invisalign on social media because it’s becoming very popular – but what is actually true? Can something almost invisible really straighten teeth?
If you’re still not sure if Invisalign is for you, here are ten top truths about Invisalign orthodontic treatment to help you make up your mind.
Braces are an excellent way to get teeth straight, but for years we’ve seen them as an option for kids and teens. What about adults: are braces for adults, too?
Katie Gregory, National Dental Care’s Human Resource Advisor, comes from a big family but her dad always made her feel special.
Madeleine Gilkes, Oral Health Therapist (OHT), works with her dad Dr Henry Gilkes in West Lakes, Adelaide.
“The staff here at National Dental Care Westlakes remember my mum bringing me to the practice as a baby. She would bring me along with her in a carrier.” Madeleine reflects “the room I would nap in as a baby is the same room I care for my patients in now.”
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As Father’s Day approaches, some of our team members share stories about their dads. Jenni Davis, Dental Assistant in Dubbo, shares her story.
When Dr Lima Eghlima was a 16-year-old student, a female dentist came to her high school as part of careers day.
“She was a fantastic dentist and a fantastic speaker,” Dr Lima recalls. “It really made me want to become a dentist.”