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The top three ways to save money on dental care

An AirSmile study has revealed that over 42% of Australians in 2022 are putting off going to the dentist for regular check up and cleans because the cost of living has risen so high, pushing dental care further down the family budget priority list.  The good news is that we’re here to share a few […]

Should I get my tooth extracted, or save it?

Should I get my tooth extracted, or save it?

You’ve been in agony for days, maybe weeks, and finally, you make it to the dentist only to be told you have just two options on the table to rid you of that torturous pain.  One is cheaper – the other costs way more! You have minutes to decide before your allocated appointment time ends.  […]

The 5 most important things to look for to find the #1 Dentist near me.

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In any industry, there are good and bad professionals.  It can be hard to spot the warning signs to avoid walking through the wrong door.  Never fear! Once you tick the boxes to these five key considerations you’ll be in the loving arms of your perfect dentist in no time. When searching for a #dentist […]

Dental anxiety? How to find a dentist who caters for cowards.

dental anxiety

Do you consider yourself a coward when it comes to visiting the dentist?  Don’t worry, you’re not alone.  In fact, 1 in 6 Australian adults have varying degrees of fear associated with going to the dentist, with an estimated 5% suffering from severe dental phobia, impacting their quality of life. Fortunately, in today’s modern medicine […]

Why is dentistry so expensive? The answer revealed.

Why is dentistry so expensive?

No dentist can get through a week without being asked by a patient, “why is dentistry so expensive!?”  We’re here to give you a behind the scene look at why your dental bill is higher than you might expect, and how to manage your budget to get the best care for you. Being in private […]

Sweet sweet sugar… is it really the source of poor health?

effects of sugar on dental health

August 3rd marked the beginning of Dental Health Week in Australia and this year’s message is clear!  We’re NOT a ‘sugar savvy’ nation.  The latest data shows 73% of young people age 14-18 years, and 47% of adults, consume too much sugar. But is sugar really to blame for our population’s chronic poor health?  Let’s […]

Should I get Private Dental Insurance?

dental insurance revealed

As a dentist in private practice for the last 15 years, this is a question that is very common. Dentistry can be quite expensive especially if you find you need regular treatment on top of the normal dental check-ups and dental cleaning. There are some really good options out there to help you save, just […]

The power and purpose of a dental second opinion

dental second opinion

Have you ever hired a professional for a job around the home, or visited a business for services you need, and been completely satisfied with the first one you picked?  Of course, you have!  We seem to manage to find the perfect person for the job at hand the first time around all of the […]

Why do dentists take so many dental x-rays?

dental x rays

As a dentist, I do agree that we take a lot of dental x rays in comparison to other health professionals as part of the ongoing care for our patients.  I see patients express many concerns ranging from safety, need and cost. This article will go into some of these concerns to help you make […]

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Compare quotes, manage your appointments, store dental records, and more. For people who want better dental.
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Everything you need to enhance practice efficiency. For clinics that want to offer better dental.