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Amalgam Fillings Were First Used 150 Years Ago

amalgam fillings

150 Years Ago It Was Thought Worms Created Cavities Over 150 years ago there were interesting theories as to why our teeth decay. Eventually someone figured it out, but before that, there were some interesting ideas as to what actually caused teeth to decay. Here’s two of them: Worms were ... Continue reading

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Mercury linked to Alzheimer’s?

Mercury linked to Alzheimer’s?

Amalgam fillings contain mercury, and are speculated to be hazardous to your health… A large component (around 50%) of amalgam fillings is mercury, and according to some medical researchers amalgam fillings are one of the major sources of heavy metal toxicity. In an articles that talks about... Continue reading

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Tooth Whitening With the Experts

Tooth Whitening With the Experts

At Tewantin Dental Centre we have helped thousands of people successfully whiten their teeth Teeth whitening treatments are arguably the most popular form of cosmetic dentistry available. There are hundreds of options out there now when it comes to teeth whitening; between do-it-yourself kits and s... Continue reading

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23 Organisations Says It's Time To Stop Amalgam Fillings

Stop using amalgam fillings

Amalgam fillings are still a topic of debate around the world 23 organisations from around the world have written a letter calling for a date for the phasing-out of mercury amalgam. The main reason for this letter is that many dental and other health groups believe that there is sufficient evidence... Continue reading

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Tooth whitening in Courts

Tooth whitening in Courts

In the U.K. and America courts are cracking down on tooth whitening businesses There are hundreds, probably thousands of tooth whitening options available to the public and there are some who are concerned about the quality of non-dentist tooth whitening systems. This has sparked several court case... Continue reading

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Winter Snacks to curb your sweet tooth and protect your teeth!

Winter Snacks to curb your sweet tooth and protect your teeth!

Minimise your sugar intake and cavity risk with these cheeky tricks to winter treats! Tewantin Dental Centre knows that winter beckons comfort food which can only mean one thing: chocolate and sugar. Sugar is a very damaging ingredient to dental hygiene as it stimulates plaque growth which can resu... Continue reading

Tags:  Oral hygiene,  Food and Lifestyle

What’s at risk here? Amalgam removal and the continuing debate

Amalgam removal and the continuing debate

Fresh debate surrounding amalgam removal spurred on by Dr Oz’s show When you are a fairly respected doctor on television there is a tendency for your viewers to believe you; after all a doctor should surely know what he or she is discussing. However, after Dr Oz aired an episode entitled &ldq... Continue reading

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A Step Closer to Growing Natural Teeth

A step closer to growing natural teeth

Can You Regenerate Your Natural Teeth? Scientists are Stepping Ever Closer to Achieving Their Goal A professor from a prestigious overseas college has spent the last 13 years studying ways to regrow teeth; roots and all. How does he propose to do this? Well in part adult stem cells taken from gum ... Continue reading

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Gaining a Beautiful Natural-Looking Smile

Gaining a beautiful natural-looking smile

Porcelain Veneers are an Effective Way to Help Reinvigorate Your Smile A lot of articles start off with a line about getting that celebrity smile. Or it’ll be about how to get that celebrity smile at home. Realistically, celebrities get treatments that are commercially available dental treatm... Continue reading

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Maintain a healthy smile with Tewantin Dental Centre

safe and effective dental treatments

At Tewantin dental we believe in using safe and effective dental treatments… Have you experienced a dental filling that is metallic and leaves a bad taste in the mouth? These metallic fillings are called amalgam restorations, and there is speculation that the alloy that contains around 50% m... Continue reading

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