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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

At Essential Dental, we are actively monitoring the impact of the COVID-19 presence in Australia and are taking precautions to protect our patients and staff during this period.

We would like to assure you that we already have impeccable medical workplace standards as part of our role as a primary health provider, that naturally make […]

By |March 20th, 2020|Essential Dental|Comments Off on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Mouthguards can save your smile

If you play a contact sport, and a lot of Aussies do, you risk injuring your teeth. Many sports have risk of contact and therefore serious dental injury. These sorts of injuries are often difficult to treat, and often involve a lifetime of expense.

Prevention is always better than the cure
Mouthguards can protect you from […]

By |March 5th, 2020|Oral Health|Comments Off on Mouthguards can save your smile

Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding, or Bruxism as it’s officially known, is one of those tricky conditions that you could be suffering from without even knowing it. An involuntary clenching, grinding and gnashing of the teeth, it doesn’t always display its symptoms in ways that are immediately noticeable.

Most people aren’t even aware they are grinding their teeth […]

By |February 10th, 2020|Oral Health|Comments Off on Teeth Grinding

Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom teeth, also referred to as the third molars, usually are the last teeth to develop. At Essential Dental Golden Grove we know that how many wisdom teeth a person has will always vary. We’ve seen over many years that some of our patient’s develop all four whilst others will have none.

Problems with wisdom […]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Wisdom Tooth Removal

Pro Tips for a Healthy Mouth for Life

Taking good care of your mouth, teeth and gums is a worthy goal in and of itself. Good oral and dental hygiene can help prevent bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease and can help you keep your teeth as you get older.

Researchers are also discovering new reasons to brush and floss. A healthy […]

By |October 15th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Pro Tips for a Healthy Mouth for Life

Pro Tips for a Tooth Friendly Diet

Your body is a complex machine. The foods you choose and how often you eat them can affect your general health and the health of your teeth and gums, too. If you consume too many sugar-filled sodas, sweetened fruit drinks or non-nutritious snacks, you could be at risk for tooth decay. Tooth decay is […]

By |October 8th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Pro Tips for a Tooth Friendly Diet

Pro Tips for Better Flossing

Flossing your teeth every day removes food particles, plaque, and debris that brushing can’t reach. This helps you keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible. Additionally, flossing can help you avoid bad breath. Although flossing can be tricky at first, it gets easier with practice. Start by learning how to hold the […]

By |October 2nd, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Pro Tips for Better Flossing

Pro Tips for Better Brushing

At Essential Dental we know that how you brush your teeth matters a great deal. Brushing your teeth is not just for a whiter smile and fresher breath, it’s critical for your overall health. When you brush, you remove plaque — a thin film of bacteria that sticks to your teeth and will create […]

By |October 2nd, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Pro Tips for Better Brushing

Health Funds – It’s Your Choice

These days most people can choose which dentists will provide their dental care.

However, some health funds are attempting to force their members to see the health funds’ dentist of choice. Some funds call these dentists preferred providers or participating providers. They are contractually bound to that health fund.

The Australian Dental Association (ADA) believes that […]

By |June 9th, 2016|Health Funds|Comments Off on Health Funds – It’s Your Choice

Decay alert in our schoolchildren’s teeth

NEARLY half of all primary school kids have decayed baby teeth a shocking new study that peered into the mouths of 24,000 children has found.

And the culprit in the dental crime is sugar, with more than seven in ten kids of primary school age exceeding guidelines to limit sugar intake below 12 teaspoons a […]

By |June 2nd, 2016|Children's Dentistry|Comments Off on Decay alert in our schoolchildren’s teeth