Maintaining good oral hygiene is the first step in avoiding serious dental treatment... not to mention bad breath!!
Fear of "the dentist" or "dentists" is pretty common. We all have phobic friends with horror stories. If you've had bad experiences with dentists in the past, especially as a child, the thought of a drill or even "that smell" can put you off.
Kawana Dental has a range of techniques for scared patients, some of which come under Medicare.
If you have been avoiding us, some of the below emergencies WILL eventually happen.
If you want to avoid ever having another filling or extraction, read on....
Maintaining a healthy pH balance in our oral environment is essential.
Saliva with balanced pH level protects our teeth from decay and sensitivity.
On 1st December 2008 water fluoridation was phased into the Sunshine Coast water supplies.
Such a controversial subject!! Fluoride is a very abundant natural mineral salt on earth, occurring everywhere... our food (high levels in green tea and bananas for example), the soil, even seawater ( at 1.3 ppm, higher than fluoridated tap water! )