Geriatric dental care: Is it a necessity?

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Australia’s population is not only growing, it’s also aging. With the “baby boomer” generation living longer than their less numerous predecessors, the age group 65 and older is growing the fastest. The Australian Bureau of Statistics records that, over the past two decades, the number of Australians living beyond the age of 85 has almost Read More

Can you help with my smile design?

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In the ever-changing, digitally enhanced world in which we live today, dentists and patients alike have come to realise that designing the perfect smile is about more than just changing tooth colour and shape. We need to incorporate in the process gum lines, eyes, lips and surrounding soft tissue to ensure that your smile makeover Read More

What maintenance is involved in having dentures?

What maintenance is involved in having dentures?

With dentures cost can be an issue. That’s why maintenance is important – not only as a matter of oral hygiene but also as a safeguard against the possible need for untimely denture repairs. There are two types of maintenance: everyday maintenance and long-term maintenance. Everyday maintenance of your dentures This routine involves removing your Read More

I have a broken tooth. What can I do?

I have a broken tooth. What can I do?

So you’ve got a broken tooth! All of us at Core Dental understand what you are going through because many of us have done the same. But what can you do? Firstly, do you have the piece that broke off? If yes, keep it. Often we can use it. If no, no worries. We have Read More

What options are available for tooth replacement?

What options are available for tooth replacement?

I am often asked about the options for replacing a missing tooth or missing teeth. Many studies have shown that, nowadays, dental implants are the best means of tooth replacement. The alternatives include partial or full dentures, fixed bridges or resin-bonded bridges. Each of these treatments has its respective place and purpose in dentistry, but Read More