• August 18, 2017 in Blog

    Top 3 Tips to Prevent Crooked Teeth in Children and Adults

     

    In a perfect world, everyone would have a straight, well-aligned smile. However, most children and adults in Brisbane have or had crooked teeth to some degree. There are two reasons people do not favour crooked teeth. The first is based purely on aesthetics, society believes straight teeth are more attractive. Secondly, is the functional side of the mouth. Crooked, misaligned teeth often mean that the teeth and jaw cannot work optimally. To prevent your children from developing crooked teeth and to stop your smile becoming misaligned, here is Proactive Dental’s top 3 tips to prevent crooked teeth in children and adults.

     

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  • July 4, 2017 in Blog

    Toothache: Causes and Consequences

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    Toothache is defined as pain in the tooth or gum and can manifest as either be a sharp pain or a dull ache. Most people have experienced toothache at some point during their life. It can be uncomfortable, painful and sometimes simply unbearable. A toothache can be caused by numerous dental issues and has some serious consequences if left unattended or ignored. This article will outline common causes of a toothache and the consequences of not resolving the toothache immediately.

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  • June 12, 2017 in Blog

    Dental Implants and Crowns – what are they?

     

    Unsure what is meant by the terms dental implants and crowns? Simply put, they are both dental procedures, which are used as a response to missing or damaged teeth. In order to clarify these terms, Proactive Dental will now discuss the main ‘what, when, why’ questions for you.

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  • May 24, 2017 in Blog

    Root Canal Treatment – what you need to know

     

    For your parents, hearing a dentist say, “you need a root canal” would have sent shivers down their spines. However, nowadays, root canals are nothing to fear. A root canal is a very common solution to a specific type of tooth damage. This article will explain the causes of the damage and why a root canal is beneficial.
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  • April 14, 2017 in Blog

    Taking care of your teeth this Easter

     

    If you’re like many other Australians, you might be looking forward to enjoying lots of sweet treats this Easter weekend. Easter is a time for reflection and relaxing with your family, but it does have an impact—not just on your waistline, but on your teeth.

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  • April 5, 2017 in Blog

    What is the Child Dental Benefits Schedule?

    What is the Child Dental Benefits Schedule?

     

    The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (referred to as CDBS) is an Australian Department of Human Services initiative. The CDBS operates through Medicare and allows children and teenagers access to basic dental services via dental practices bulk billing.

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  • April 5, 2017 in Blog

    Custom-fitted Mouthguards – Protect your smile

    Custom-fitted Mouthguards – Protect your smile

     

    Playing contact sports? Just enrolled your child into a contact sport? Or maybe school non-contact sports are getting rougher as your child gets older? Either way, mouthguards are a crucial safety measure when playing sports, so here is what you need to know.

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  • December 12, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized

    Christmas Survival Guide for your Teeth

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    In the blink of an eye, December is upon us yet again. The Christmas parties are on the rise, afternoon drinks and nibbles in the summer sun are becoming routine. Unannounced visitors, glasses of wine, treats and pudding galore. Our days are becoming more and more full of the festivities that make the holidays so special and our hearts so warm. Unfortunately, these festivities are also likely to have us visiting the dentist a lot sooner then usual if we’re not careful. Read More >

  • November 28, 2016 in Blog

    Eat Your Way To A Healthy Mouth: Food for Healthy Teeth and Gums

     

    Keeping our teeth and gums healthy is imperative. Dental health is more than just having a pearly white smile. It has been linked to heart health, blood sugars and diabetes, and foetal health. Keeping our mouths happy and healthy is about keeping our bodies healthy too.

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  • October 21, 2016 in Blog

    Wisdom teeth – What you need to know!

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    Wisdom teeth are a dental issue most people have to deal, which can prove to be problematic and daunting. Understanding wisdom teeth and common issues associated with them is the best thing you can do while you wait to find out about your own wisdom teeth situation.

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