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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

Tags:  Cosmetic dentistry

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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Man claims souvenir from shark attack

Shark attack leaves tooth in victim’s foot

Shark attack leaves tooth in victim’s foot Andrew Birchall has been surfing for over 30 years, and never thought he would be attacked by a shark. While surfing off the coast of Florida, he got a rude shock after a shark bit his leg, leaving three rows of teeth marks on his body and a tooth lo... Continue reading

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Protect your teeth from sports-related injury with a custom made mouth guard from Tewantin Dental Centre

mouth guards

If you play any contact sport then you will be familiar with mouth guards. They are plastic guards, usually worn over the mouth and lips during sporting activities such as rugby, soccer and hockey, to protect the teeth from damage. Every year mouth guards are estimated to prevent more than 200,000 ... Continue reading

Tags:  Mouth guards,  Food and Lifestyle,  Dental emergencies,  Children's dentistry

Restore the appearance of your teeth in just one visit!

composite bonding

If you suffer from chipped, cracked or severely discoloured teeth and want to retain as much of your natural tooth as possible, then composite bonding is a great alternative to veneers. Strength and beauty Composite resin can be used to replace and restore tooth structure, and is made from a tooth... Continue reading

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