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Oral Health Tips for winter

As the weather starts to cool down, there are a few things to remember for those colder winter months and your oral health; the impact it can have on your teeth and gums and what you can do about it. Earlier evenings and that cold chill in the air isn’t everyone’s favorite time of the…

Can receding gums grow back?

The simple answer is, no. If your gums are damaged by, for example by gum disease such as periodontitis, it’s not possible for those receded gums to grow back. However, even though receding gums can’t be reversed there are treatments that can help to stop the problem from getting worse.   HOW CAN I TELL…

Veneers

Veneers are a popular cosmetic dental treatment that consists of either a composite or porcelain material being applied to the front of your teeth to hide imperfections and improve the overall shape. There are multiple benefits to choosing veneers and, in some cases, can offer results that other treatments wouldn’t be able to provide. The…

Creating Good Dental Habits for Your Teen

Teenagers have a lot of responsibilities to juggle, from school, homework, extra-curricular activities to maintaining a social life. Sometimes it is easy for them to forget to take care of their own personal hygiene, that’s why it is important for parents to help them form good hygiene habits to set them up for life. Oral…

Child Dental Benefits Scheme

Here at Coomera Dental Centre, we can treat both children and adults and are always available to help you get your best smile. We also offer bulk billing through the Child Dental Benefit Scheme for eligible children. What is Bulk Billing? When we bulk bill, it means we submit your dental bill directly to Medicare…

Sensitive Teeth

Having sensitive teeth is a very frustrating struggle for many and can take the enjoyment out of cold treats or your hot coffee. It can be just one tooth, multiple, or all of them that give you sensitivity and it can be chronic or mild.   What causes sensitivity? Gum disease and recession Tooth decay…

Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the third molars in the back of your mouth which normally come through around late teens to mid-twenties. However some wisdom teeth will never erupt, and some people are born without wisdom teeth. There are some lucky people who never have any issues with their wisdom teeth if they have come through…

Making the Most of Your Private Health Insurance

With the end of the 2022-2023 financial year approaching, some private health funds start a new year of dental entitlements. Unfortunately, these benefits do not rollover to the next financial year, they just reset meaning you will lose them. You have until June 30th 2023 to make the most of your dental benefits.   Coming…

Signs of Tooth Decay

Tooth decay can be difficult to detect without a routine check-up.   X ray and certain instruments are used to detect decay at a dental visit but other symptoms in everyday life can help identify an issue. Signs of tooth decay can include: Sensitivity Toothache Discolouration Bad breath   Sensitivity Sensitivity when eating things such as…

Introducing the i-Tero Intraoral Scanner for Invisalign Treatment

Here at Coomera Dental Centre, we are proud to offer the latest technology and treatment options. The new i-Tero scanner allows us to take 3D digital impressions of your teeth and bite. This enables us to effectively plan and design your personalised Invisalign treatment, with the ability to make any adjustments in real-time throughout the…