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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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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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The Royal Flying Doctor’s Dental Program

Earlier this June, our practice had the opportunity to volunteer in the Royal Flying Doctor’s dental program based in the Northern Mallee Region town of Robinvale. We had the privilege to be joined by Dr Martin Hall, who is the … Continue reading

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RELOCATION STATUS JUNE 2012

RELOCATION STATUS JUNE 2012 It is indeed hard to believe that it is now winter 2012! Unfortunately with delays in the building of the complex where our new practice will eventually be located, we are still working at our interim … Continue reading

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Progress of the fit out of our new practice in Carnegie

After some delays, the internal fit out of the new practice has progressed in earnest. For the first time partitions of the practice have been fitted and the practice is actually taking some form of the proposed final layout. We … Continue reading

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