When do I need a deep dental cleaning?

deep dental cleaning

For most of us, a big smile is all about our teeth, and at Core Dental the vast majority of new patients come in with questions, concerns, or ideas for improvement specifically regarding their teeth. But there’s more to a smile than just teeth, apart from our lips of course. Often forgotten but actually essential Read More

An insight into our Core Dental team member: Dr Tina Ledger

Dr Tina Ledger

Core Dental are proud of the passionate professionals who take care of your teeth. Highly qualified and committed to your comfort, our team are a varied and fascinating bunch. Here you will get an insight into the people who keep your smile looking fresh and perfect. An insight into Dr Tina Ledger – General Dentist at Read More

Wisdom teeth pain: What is causing it?

wisdom teeth pain

The majority of people will have two sets of teeth over the span of their life: baby teeth (more correctly known as primary teeth), of which there are 20; followed by adult teeth (or permanent teeth), of which there are 32. When teeth first push through the gums we call this eruption, with the first Read More

An insight into our Core Dental team member: Iolanda Testa

Iolanda Testa

Core Dental are proud of the passionate professionals who take care of your teeth. Highly qualified and committed to your comfort, our team are a varied and fascinating bunch. Here you will get an insight into the people who keep your smile looking fresh and perfect. An insight into Iolanda Testa – Dental Hygienist at Core Read More

What should I do in a dental emergency?

dental emergency

Here at Core Dental we understand that a dental emergency can not only be painful, but extremely stressful too. However, our friendly and experienced dentists are on hand to alleviate your suffering. With any dental emergency, the sooner we see you, the more effectively we can resolve the problem, at the same time increasing the chances Read More

Child dental scheme to close: Get in while you can!

Child Dental Benefits Schedule

If you haven’t already taken advantage of the government’s Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) you only have until 1 July 2016 to do so. The CDBS commenced on 1 January 2014, providing families with up to $700 worth of basic dental treatment in any two calendar–year period for each child aged 2 to 17 years. The CDBS provides individual benefits Read More

An insight into our Core Dental team member: Dr Charmaine Hall

Dr Charmaine Hall

Core Dental are proud of the passionate professionals who take care of your teeth. Highly qualified and committed to your comfort, our team are a varied and fascinating bunch. Here you will get an insight into the people who keep your smile looking fresh and perfect. An insight into Dr Charmaine Hall – Paediatric Dentist at Read More

Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to an amalgam filling?

allergic reaction to amalgam filling

While it is possible to have an allergic reaction to an amalgam filling, the incidence is rare. What are amalgam fillings exactly? As the name suggests, dental amalgam is a mixture of several compounds – namely mercury combined with silver, tin, zinc and copper. Why might I be allergic to an amalgam filling? A patient who is Read More