News ( NDC ) - National Dental Care

Dental phobias are common, but they cause unnecessary suffering and expense. Some people might recall exactly what made them scared, but others have no real idea. Some anxiety can be passed on if a parent had a bad experience and has always spoken of dentists with fear. But remember, dental treatments have improved vastly compared to what your mum or dad experienced.

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Did you know that we offer Philips Zoom in Chair Whitening? 

You can now achieve your maximum whitest smile in your lunch break. Philips Zoom uses light-activated technology to achieve a smile up to eight shades lighter. This technology is proprietary, meaning it is exclusive to Philips Zoom. 

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Mouthguards are commonly associated with protecting teeth on the sports field but they’re also significant in treating other problems such as snoring and grinding your teeth. Your National Dental Care practitioner can treat these particular issues with a customised mouthguard.

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We all know you’re meant to get regular dental checkups. How hard is going twice a year? But then you’re busy, and you’re on holidays, and then you’re short of cash, and nothing is hurting anyway. Do you really need to see a dentist twice a year? … read more

Just because you’ve been cleaning your teeth since kindergarten doesn’t mean you’ve got the technique right – it’s easy to have picked up bad habits along the way. But good oral hygiene is not only great for having fresh breath, it also protects your teeth and your budget.

Here’s how to brush up your teeth-cleaning skills to ensure you not only have a great smile, but you’re helping to avoid dental issues.

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Here’s something you may not know – nearly half of the surface area of your teeth is between them. This means you can easily miss them with a toothbrush.

And no, we’re not telling you this so you can ace your next trivia night. … read more

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.

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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.

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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

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