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Caring for your children’s teeth

Creating good oral hygiene habits is important from a young age and starts before the first tooth even comes through. Gummy babies are encouraged to become familiar with things in their mouth such as wash cloths, a soft bristled brush or teething toys. Once the first tooth begins to erupt, teeth should be brushed morning…

Do We Really Need to Floss?

The most forgotten step in our dental care routine, and maybe the most underestimated. Flossing helps with removing food and bacteria stuck in-between our teeth that daily brushing misses. Leaving the food and bacteria over time can lead to a few avoidable issues, such as bad breath, gum disease and can lead to decay. The…

Use it or lose it

The end of financial year is fast approaching and we want to ensure all our patients are getting the most from their private health insurance. Some health insurance benefits will expire on 30th of June 2022. This means you may lose any benefits you have left as they do not roll over to the new…

Invisalign

Invisalign is a form of orthodontics that can straighten and adjust teeth, as well as fix bite misalignment issues. Unlike traditional orthodontic treatment, Invisalign uses clear aligners that are less noticeable than metal “train-track” braces. The process is simple, less invasive and can be more cost effective. Before beginning treatment, a scan will be taken…

Why dental visits are necessary for young children

The importance of dental hygiene is important in all ages and we highly encourage patients to visit a dentist from as early as 2 years of age. Keeping your children’s teeth and gums from a young age can assist in preventing infection, cavities and pain. At home it is important to brush your child’s teeth…

Do you need to brush baby’s teeth?

Teeth do not need to be cleaned unless they have erupted. However, it is just as important to clean the gums from approximately 3 months of age. This can be done using a wet face cloth or some gauze, twice a day. Baby teeth begin to erupt from 6-10 months of age, but every child…

Same day CEREC crowns

Dental crowns are a great solution to may dental problems. Crowns cover, protect, and in many cases, complete your smile and serve to keep it healthy. If you have ever received a crown at a practice that didn’t offer CEREC same day crowns, you would know all about the hassle of having to wait up…

New Patient Check-up and Clean Promotion

The team at Coomera Dental Centre are excited to introduce Dr Liam White. As a welcome special, we are offering an amazing promotion for new patients throughout the months of January and February. Get your initial Examination/2 X-rays/Scale & Polish/Fluoride Treatment with Dr Liam White for $149 (normally $273) or no out-of-pocket costs with your…

Happy Holidays

The festive season is upon us. Time to relax. Unwind and enjoy quality time with family and friends and indulge in all those Christmas goodies. Unfortunately toothaches and dental mishaps do not always run to holiday and Christmas schedules. Access to dental care during this busy time is our top priority. Here at Coomera Dental…

Electric vs manual toothbrush

Are electric toothbrushes really better for your teeth? Not necessarily. While there is evidence that brushing with an electric toothbrush can reduce the build-up of plaque and its associated oral health risks compared to a standard toothbrush, not everyone will benefit from switching to an electric toothbrush. Benefits of an electric toothbrush Electric toothbrushes use…