Reading the fine print of your health fund benefits have as much appeal as reading the yellow pages. There seems to be a bit of a set-and-forget mentality when it comes to understanding your health fund benefits. The majority of health fund members don’t realise the extent of their policy’s dental benefits and that they expire every calendar year and rarely get rolled over. … read more
You probably know which foods are bad for you teeth (all those naughty sugary drinks and snacks), but did you know that some foods can actually be good for your teeth?
Extract from Bustle.com
By Elizabeth Enochs
7 causes of halitosis, explained
We all get stuck talking to someone with bad breath every so often, and it’s never fun. Sometimes it’s your well-meaning (but terminally coffee-breathed) boss trapping you in the break room for an in-depth conversation about spreadsheets. … read more
Dental rebates can be a complex issue. Most people take out health insurance and don’t use it to its full potential because they don’t know what can be claimed as a dental rebate. … read more
How your sports activities could be impacting your teeth and gums
We Australians love our sport.
But the hard truth is that playing sports can have a serious impact on our dental health.
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You’re probably aware of the concerning reports regarding negligent dental practices in NSW. It’s alleged that the dental practices in question didn’t effectively sterilise their instruments between patients, which may have exposed their patients to unnecessary risks of cross-infection. The practices involved have been named and shamed for poor infection control and their dentists penalised for failure to uphold national standards. … read more
Dentists have long advocated the benefits of regular dental visits. When we’re not experiencing any pain or symptoms, teeth can be a bit out of sight, out of mind. Because of this, people often get lazy about having regular dental checkups. Teeth are a vital part of our everyday life and help us live, eat and work. But prevention is better than the cure, including for dental health. … read more
Teeth and tipple: Alcohol and oral health
At your National Dental Care practice, when your dentist asks you questions about your lifestyle, they’re not just being nosy. We know there’s a significant connection between your habits and lifestyle choices and the health of your teeth and gums. Asking questions helps us make those connections and keep your teeth on track.
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Building on our strengths, we’ve evolved our identity to better align with our patients and reflect what they value in us – friendly, trusted leadership in quality oral care and education across Australia. Our new logo follows a single string of floss, weaving the story of National Dental Care’s growth from humble beginnings in Queensland to a national identity of quality dental connections. … read more