Dental News & Advice
What has Dentistry got to do with our General Health? Our smiles are really important and can even have a significant impact on our general health. Professor Iain Chapple, head of our School of Dentistry, explains why gum health is linked to things like heart disease and diabetes and why our oral health is so important. Read more >> Here
We know that some people can get a little anxious about having to visit the dentist for treatment, so here at The Walk in Dental Centre we can help. We now offer Inhalation Sedation, otherwise known as “Happy Gas” to our patients who feel a little nervous about their visit, suitable for both adults and children alike. Nitrous oxide, or
May we wish everybody a Happy Easter and a big THANK YOU to all those who took part in our Walk-In Dental Centre Colouring Competition. We received an overwhelming number of entries and the standard of colouring was off the scale. It was great to see the enthusiasm of the children as they returned their artwork. Our reception area was
Did you know that the most searched for cosmetic dental treatment is Teeth Whitening? For a limited time only*, The Walk-In Dental Centre are offering Home Whitening Kits with a FREE In-Practice Clean prior to whitening. Just mention this facebook advert to receive the offer. * Terms and Conditions apply. Offer available until 27th April 2019
Our colouring competition has really taken off and we think our desk is looking really colourful. We still have room for more entries though and there is still plenty of time to enter. So get your coloured pictures back to us by Friday 29th March with your chance to win 1 of our fabulous prizes on offer. There is still
Colouring competition After all the festivities we think our desk is now looking a little bit plain. So to brighten it up we have decided to run a colouring competition. It is open to anybody 12 years and under (and best of all the kids didn’t even have to be patients of ours to enter). We will be pinning all
As you probably have heard HBF is introducing a new member plus dental arrangement starting on 1st January 2019. The Walk-in Dental Centre has been successfully been accepted onto the new arrangement so we will continue to minimise your out of pocket expenses.
The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) was introduced by the federal government to provide dental assistance for eligible families. A $1000 grant is provided over a two calendar year period to use on a range of dental services including examinations, routine cleaning, fillings, and root canals. This ensures your child’s teeth get the assistance they need. To discover more about
Unfortunately dental accidents happen quite often in children and adults. Teeth can be chipped, cracked, or become loose following a fall, sports injury or another trauma. We urge that you get them checked by your dentist as quickly as possible to minimise long term damage. If you’re unsure at all please call us at The Walk-in Dental Centre and we
Toothache can be very painful. Adults and children can develop a toothache. Most of the time toothache can be avoided with regular dental check-ups. Consequently we advise booking a check-up so that any dental problems can be dealt with sooner rather then later. What to do if you have a toothache? Book a dentist appointment Rinse with salty water Pain
Brush your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes (roughly 30 seconds in each quarter of your mouth). This removes plaque, which causes tooth decay and gum disease. The technique you use plays an important factor and our dentist will only be more then happy to help show you. Avoid using excessive force to avoid damage to the
Charity work is close to both dentists heart. They recently went to Guatemala to undertake a dental mission with a team of international dentists to provide dental treatment for poverty stricken families. Also in 2011 Karen went out to Peru and provided dental treatment to poverty stricken families and promoted oral health.
The Walk-in Dental Centre are proud to announce we are an accredited dental practice! This is to provide our patients with peace of mind, ensure their safety and quality of service. Being an Accredited dental practice enables us to demonstrate a culture of quality and patient safety. What does accreditation mean for you? Safety, Quality, Peace of Mind There’s a commitment to safety and quality: