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About Arawatta Dental Centre

Dr Andrew Chio and Associates 40B Koornang Road, Carnegie, Victoria 3163 Australia

Dr. Leighton Phu

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new dentist to our practice , Dr Leighton Phu. Leighton will be available for consultation on Wednesdays and Saturdays and will continue to provide the highest possible standard of care … Continue reading

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IDEM SINGAPORE-APRIL 2016

In April 13-15th, both Dr Zee Yap and Andrew Chio had the opportunity to attend the International Dental Exhibition and Meeting Singapore (IDEM) held at the Suntec Convention Centre in Singapore. IDEM represents the foremost dental trade and knowledge sharing … Continue reading

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Alcohol containing mouthwash and risk of Oral Cancer and tooth enamel loss

At Arrawatta Dental Centre we have never been big proponents of over the counter mouthwashes since they contain alcohol as their main ingredient. There is as much as 26% alcohol content which equates to a 52 proof alcoholic drink.  Most … Continue reading

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Straight teeth with Invisalign Invisible Braces

Our smile is a huge part of what you give the world every single day, and that’s the reason why using a nice smile is really essential. If you’re such as many, you most likely possess a tooth or even … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2014

Merry Christmas from all of at Arawatta Dental Centre. We will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing day to reopen on the 27th till 30th of December 2014 and will be accepting all emergencies that may occur during this … Continue reading

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Interview: “A bite inflicted by a human can have serious health implications”

  by Daniel Zimmermann, DTI Republished courtesy of dental tribune online Urugayan football player Luis Suárez bit an Italian defender during a World Cup match in Brazil. (Photograph: AGIF/Shutterstock) In Brazil, 32 football teams from around the globe are competing … Continue reading

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Increased incidence of decay among children

Many of us are used to routinely taking our children to the dentist and not being overly concerned about the dentist finding rampant cavities. The trend of decreasing tooth decay among children and young adults has been with us since … Continue reading

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The Medicare Child Dental Benefit Schedule

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) is a new Government funded Medicare program which commenced on the 1st of January 2014.  The Schedule will provide eligible children, aged 2-17 years, with up to $1000 in benefits for basic dental services with … Continue reading

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METAL AMALGAM RESTORATIONS: A DANGER?

One of the most frequently asked question in our practice relates to the question of silver amalgam as a restorative material. Should it still be used? Should all my existing amalgam restorations be replaced? Are my existing filling safe and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year – from our family to yours

During this Christmas and New Year period, we will remain open to attend to any dental needs or treatment that may be required. We will however be closed on Sundays, Christmas,, Boxing and New Years day. Have a happy and … Continue reading

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