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Are Your Wisdom Teeth Causing You Pain?

Are your wisdom teeth causing you pain?

Wisdom Teeth Pain If your wisdom teeth are causing pain the best solution is to have them removed. Wisdom teeth can cause a lot of pain. This is often because the jaw is not big enough to accommodate the four teeth trying to erupt. If there is a lack of space in the jaw the wisdom teeth that try t... Continue reading

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What Do You Know About Wisdom Teeth?

What do you know about wisdom teeth?

All You Need To Know About Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth are teeth that develop at the back of the mouth for patients generally between the ages of 17 to 25. Known as the third molars, wisdom teeth are not necessarily always going to be problematic for the patient. The following article by our team at... Continue reading

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Do You Have Gingivitis?

Do You Have Gingivitis?

The Signs and Symptoms of Gingivitis Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums that is considered to be the precursor to the more serious periodontal (gum) disease. It often presents itself in a number of telltale symptoms and is thankfully reversible in the early stages. Keep reading to find out ... Continue reading

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What Your Mouth Says About the Rest of Your Body

What your mouth says about the rest of your body

Is There a Link Between Your Oral Health and General Health? When it comes to your oral health, dentists can garner a major insight just by looking at your teeth. In fact, one dentist successfully diagnosed pregnancy on a woman even before her obstetrician had! Your mouth is the door to the r... Continue reading

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Clean It Or Lose It! Root Canal Treatment

Clean it or lose it! Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions If you are suffering from a tooth ache you may require a root canal treatment, which could save you from losing your tooth all together! At Tewantin Dental Care in Noosa, we can help treat your infected tooth before it’s too late an... 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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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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Artificial enamel may stop tooth decay

Artificial enamel may stop tooth decay

Japanese scientists have produced an ultra-thin sheet that can cover teeth Recently Japanese scientists produced an ultra-thin, extra durable and flexible film that can be bonded to the teeth to protect them from tooth decay! The ‘tooth patch’ is the first of its kind in the world, and... Continue reading

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No More Amalgam

No More Amalgam

At Tewantin Dental Centre we say no to amalgam fillings Amalgam fillings have been utilised in the dental profession for over 150 years, however with the advancement of technology and heavy research, it seems we have entered a new dental era. The amalgam material, which contains mercury, can be a d... Continue reading

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