Sleep Apnoea

August 06, 2019 - by Jodie - in Health

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Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is a common and chronic sleep disorder that occurs when the walls of one’s throat partially, or completely block off the airway during sleep. Breathing can pause for up to 90 seconds, and this episode is called an apnoea. Each time, the apnoea deprives the body of oxygen and increases the

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Halitosis: A Frequently Ignored Condition

July 05, 2019 - by Jodie - in Uncategorized

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Having bad breath isn’t exactly a roundtable topic (well, maybe it is if you’re a health professional), but it’s a common problem that many of us suffer from – even if we’d rather not discuss it. And while bad breath (also known as halitosis) can make us feel embarrassed, it’s nothing to be ashamed of.

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Fluoride is added to most toothpaste for additional protection.

At what Stage do your Kids Need Fluoride the Most?

May 30, 2019 - by Jodie - in Fluoridation

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Patients sometimes ask us to explain why fluoride is so important for oral health from childhood through to adulthood. The patients at Dobson Dental are exposed to different amounts of fluoride during their lifetime. We’ve produced a useful guide about the role fluoride plays during various developmental life stages and more importantly where to get

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dental erosion occurs when the enamel covering the dentine layer is worn away by acid

Dental Erosion – Sources of Acid Beware

March 12, 2019 - by Jodie - in Dental, Health

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Dental erosion, also known as erosive tooth wear, is caused by acid dissolving the surface of the teeth. This often leads people to experience sensitive teeth as the protective layer of enamel, which covers the dentine beneath, wears away. This causes discomfort when consuming hot, cold, sweet and particularly acidic food or drinks. Even breathing

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Your child’s visit to the dentist can be FUN!

December 18, 2018 - by Jodie - in Dental

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We’re happy to see your kids anytime, even if you’re not! We have a lot of fun with children and families. It’s not unusual to have siblings racing in and pushing one another aside to be first in the dental chair! We have chair rides, and air pistol fights before getting down to counting teeth

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An apple a day keeps the dentist at bay!

November 01, 2018 - by Jodie - in Dental, Health

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We’ve all heard the adage, ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away,’ but what about keeping the dentist away? While we love to see our patients for regular checkups at Dobson Dental, our main priority is educating patients to ensure optimum dental health.The truth is, the answer is complicated! Read on to discover what

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What to ask before getting your Teeth Whitened!

August 28, 2018 - by Jodie - in Dental

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So you’re interested in getting your teeth whitened – but do you know what questions you should ask first? Many people have success with whitening treatments either in the dentist’s chair or at home using a whitening kit, but it’s still very important that you understand what these treatments involve before making your final decision.

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Veneers – tantalising types!

August 12, 2016 - by Jodie - in Dental, Health, Major Dental, Veneers

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So you’ve never been 100% happy with your smile, you’ve thought about veneers but never known which path to head down? Well it’s your lucky day, read no further, Dobson Dental has got it sorted. This procedure is one of the most popular treatments for changing the overall appearance of your smile, and they’re incredibly

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