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What to Look for When Buying a New Toothbrush

You know how important it is to brush your teeth twice a day – you’ve probably heard it from your dentist since you were a young child! But choosing which toothbrush is best is another matter, and the endless number of options on the supermarket shelves can be overwhelming. The team at Tauranga clinic Duncan Dental wanted to simplify things, so we’ve created this guide to buying a new toothbrush.

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What Painful Teeth are Trying to Tell You

From a chronic niggle to a sudden throb, tooth can come in all shapes and sizes. It’s important to know that painful teeth and gums is not normal and is always a reason to book in an appointment with your dentist. Froom tooth decay to injury, gum disease to wisdom teeth, this guide should give you a starting point to understanding different types of toothache.

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What is Preventative Dentistry?

Have you heard the analogy of a fence at the top of a cliff instead of an ambulance at the bottom? Well, preventative dental care is a little like that. While it’s important to see your dentist if you experience an injury, tooth pain or sensitivity, there’s a lot you can do to keep your oral health robust, preventing serious tooth troubles later on.

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Six Things Dentists Want You to Know About Your Teeth

Have you ever wondered what your dentist is thinking about behind that mask while they examine your teeth? Well, here are six things that dentists wished more people knew about their oral health.

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What to Do About Chipped Teeth

While it’s certainly not a fun experience, chipped teeth happen all the time. In fact, they are one of the most common dental injuries and our Tauranga dentists repair chips all the time. Here’s everything you need to know about what to do if it happens to you, how your dentist will treat you, and ways to keep the risk to a minimum.

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A Dentist’s Guide to Getting Toothbrushing Right

We all know how important it is to brush our teeth twice a day – it gets drilled into daily us as children. But did you know that a lot of us aren’t actually brushing our teeth properly? Every day, dentists see the signs of incorrect tooth brushing, so don’t feel bad if you’re not getting it quite right.

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What Orthodontics Treatment is Right for You?

Orthodontics is the speciality of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of misaligned teeth, jaws and bite patterns. Orthodontists have advanced training and the expertise to realign crooked teeth. Read on to find out when to see an orthodontist and what treatment is right for you!

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How to Prevent Teeth Staining

Have you noticed your teeth have stained or are not quite as white as you’d like? Diet, lifestyle, medications, ageing and skipping dental hygiene can all contribute to teeth staining and discolouration. Read on for some easy dental hygiene tips you can add into your routine to prevent staining and keep your teeth glowing their natural pearly colour. There are now also some very innovative and easy teeth whitening methods for when you can’t budge persistent stains.

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5 reasons why you need to see a dental hygienist regularly

Do you really need to see a dentist every 6-12 months? This is a question asked often. A dental hygienist is an expert teeth cleaner who will scale and polish your teeth, check on your gums, take x-rays and advise you on the effectiveness of your oral hygiene routine at home. If necessary they will refer you onto further dental treatment. Read on to find out the 5 reasons why you need to see a dental hygienist regularly.

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What to Look for When Buying a New Toothbrush

You know how important it is to brush your teeth twice a day – you’ve probably heard it from your dentist since you were a young child! But choosing which toothbrush is best is another matter, and the endless number of options on the supermarket shelves can be overwhelming. The team at Tauranga clinic Duncan Dental wanted to simplify things, so we’ve created this guide to buying a new toothbrush.

read post

What Painful Teeth are Trying to Tell You

From a chronic niggle to a sudden throb, tooth can come in all shapes and sizes. It’s important to know that painful teeth and gums is not normal and is always a reason to book in an appointment with your dentist. Froom tooth decay to injury, gum disease to wisdom teeth, this guide should give you a starting point to understanding different types of toothache.

read post

What is Preventative Dentistry?

Have you heard the analogy of a fence at the top of a cliff instead of an ambulance at the bottom? Well, preventative dental care is a little like that. While it’s important to see your dentist if you experience an injury, tooth pain or sensitivity, there’s a lot you can do to keep your oral health robust, preventing serious tooth troubles later on.

read post

Six Things Dentists Want You to Know About Your Teeth

Have you ever wondered what your dentist is thinking about behind that mask while they examine your teeth? Well, here are six things that dentists wished more people knew about their oral health.

read post

What to Do About Chipped Teeth

While it’s certainly not a fun experience, chipped teeth happen all the time. In fact, they are one of the most common dental injuries and our Tauranga dentists repair chips all the time. Here’s everything you need to know about what to do if it happens to you, how your dentist will treat you, and ways to keep the risk to a minimum.

read post

A Dentist’s Guide to Getting Toothbrushing Right

We all know how important it is to brush our teeth twice a day – it gets drilled into daily us as children. But did you know that a lot of us aren’t actually brushing our teeth properly? Every day, dentists see the signs of incorrect tooth brushing, so don’t feel bad if you’re not getting it quite right.

read post

What Orthodontics Treatment is Right for You?

Orthodontics is the speciality of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of misaligned teeth, jaws and bite patterns. Orthodontists have advanced training and the expertise to realign crooked teeth. Read on to find out when to see an orthodontist and what treatment is right for you!

read post

How to Prevent Teeth Staining

Have you noticed your teeth have stained or are not quite as white as you’d like? Diet, lifestyle, medications, ageing and skipping dental hygiene can all contribute to teeth staining and discolouration. Read on for some easy dental hygiene tips you can add into your routine to prevent staining and keep your teeth glowing their natural pearly colour. There are now also some very innovative and easy teeth whitening methods for when you can’t budge persistent stains.

read post

5 reasons why you need to see a dental hygienist regularly

Do you really need to see a dentist every 6-12 months? This is a question asked often. A dental hygienist is an expert teeth cleaner who will scale and polish your teeth, check on your gums, take x-rays and advise you on the effectiveness of your oral hygiene routine at home. If necessary they will refer you onto further dental treatment. Read on to find out the 5 reasons why you need to see a dental hygienist regularly.

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