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Why your dentist cares about infective endocarditis

Infective endocarditis is a bacterial infection which affects the heart. It is a very serious condition which can cause irreversible damage to the heart or a heart valve. In some people it can even be life threatening. It affects people who have certain heart conditions. These heart conditions place them at a higher risk of […]

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The lowdown on facial pain and how to get help

Facial pain is described as mild to severe discomfort in the mouth, jaw, face, temples, ears or behind the eyes. Sometimes you may feel severe pain which appears to be coming from your teeth. It can come and go and feel very intense. Your dentist will examine your teeth and if they are not decayed […]

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Let’s get technical – this is how you get tooth decay

This blog is for people who want to get into the nitty gritty details of how you get tooth decay. And good on you for wanting to educate yourself. I’ve tried to simplify it as best as possible. If you have any questions or you need a local family dentist, give my team a call […]

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Why parents love or hate the tooth fairy

Should your kids believe in the tooth fairy? Psychologists, teachers and dentists may all have different opinions on this topic. What matters at the end of the day is how you feel about it. That comes back to your values and parenting style. There is no right or wrong way, you do what is best […]

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How to treat snoring and get a good night’s sleep

PART 2 This blog is Part 2 of two snoring blogs which run through some important points about obstructive sleep apnoea. Last week we began the conversation about snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea. We covered the following topics: what is obstructive sleep apnoea, how do you get obstructive sleep apnoea and the signs of obstructive […]

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Why your dentist is interested in your snoring

PART 1 You go in for a dental filling and suddenly snoring comes up. Up to 40% of men and 20% of women suffer from snoring when they sleep. It usually causes little concern however in some cases it can become life threatening. This blog is Part 1 of two blogs which run through some […]

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The holistic way to avoid crooked teeth

Every parent wants their child to grow up with straight, healthy teeth. Straight teeth boost our self-esteem and have been shown to influence how often a person smiles and how happy someone rates their life. That’s pretty substantial. There is plenty of information out there about what to do once your child’s teeth are crooked. […]

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Watch Your Mouth: Dental Health Week 2018

Dental Health Week takes place from 6th to 12th August this year. It is an annual oral health promotion event run by the Australian Dental Association. Dental health awareness is a daily duty of care for us dentists. Here at Riverstone Family Dental we educate our patients. We achieve this through our online free blog […]

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My child needs metal caps, what are they?

A child opens their mouth and you see metal. Surely that’s not real or safe? You look again and yep, you weren’t imagining it, there is definitely metal in there. So what is this new trend we’re seeing and why metal? Stainless Steel Crowns (SSC’s) are becoming more widespread – read on to find out […]

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This is what happens to your mouth when you stop smoking

Are you a smoker or have you been a smoker? There is plenty of information out there about the bad effects of smoking. We all know the reasons we should quit but what happens after? In this blog, I explore the most common things that happen to your mouth when you stop smoking.  Some things […]

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