An insight into our Core Dental team member: Dr Quinn Tao

by Core Dental Group
Dr Quinn Tao

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 Quinn Tao – General Dentist at Read More

Why would I need dental veneers?

by Core Dental Group
Why would I need dental veneers?

Your smile is often seen as the gateway to your personality. If you have ever considered improving your smile, dental veneers can be a great solution for you. What are the different types of dental veneers? Dental veneers are thin shells of porcelain or composite resin which your dentist adheres to the front surfaces of Read More

Do I have a cracked tooth?

by Core Dental Group
Do I have a cracked tooth

When you have a cracked tooth, you might have any one (or several) of a range of signs and symptoms. We dentists use the umbrella term cracked tooth syndrome (CTS) to refer to all of the possibilities. In most cases, cracked teeth can be treated and saved. That said, the earlier a crack is detected Read More

Looking after your child’s teeth

by Core Dental Group
child's teeth

Starting good oral hygiene habits from a young age is an important part of ensuring children have a positive attitude towards dental care through the rest of their life. It can be a challenge looking after your child’s teeth however, so here are a few tips that can help. Introduce kids to the dental environment Read More

What teeth straightening options are there?

by Core Dental Group
teeth straightening

At Core Dental we love helping our patients get the smile they want, and for many people that involves teeth straightening. Whether they have gaps between their teeth or crooked teeth, it can make people self conscious about their smile. As well as improving the aesthetics of your smile, straightening your teeth can also improve Read More

How long does it take to recover from wisdom tooth removal?

by Core Dental Group
wisdom tooth removal

Wisdom tooth removal is something that most people experience at some point in their lives. Knowing what to expect after surgery and what is involved in the recovery can ease some anxiety and can help with planning. Recovery time after the extraction of wisdom teeth usually varies from person to person and can depend largely Read More

How do I know which toothpaste to use?

by Core Dental Group

Your choice of toothpaste will depend on your current dental status and needs. The following information aims to help you identify the appropriate toothpaste to use. Your hygienist or dentist can further help you choose a suitable toothpaste and provide you with information to ensure optimum oral hygiene. Fluoride toothpaste The decline in the prevalence Read More

Who is sleep dentistry suitable for?

by Core Dental Group
sleep dentistry

First, let’s start off with answering the question of what sleep dentistry is. Sleep dentistry, also know as sedation dentistry, is a method of sedation that allows patients to receive dental treatment in a comfortable way. It induces a drowsy dreamlike state, making patients more relaxed and generally with no memory of the procedure afterwards. Read More

What’s involved in a tooth extraction procedure?

by Core Dental Group
tooth extraction

Removing a tooth can sometimes be a confronting experience for patients, however the majority of the time it is a relatively straightforward procedure. Your dentist will assess your medical history, the tooth that needs to be extracted and the surrounding structures to determine the complexity of the extraction. If the tooth extraction is simple it Read More

What does treatment of gum disease involve?

by Core Dental Group
gum disease

So what does the treatment of gum disease involve? Firstly, by being made aware that gum disease is present with a definitive diagnosis and education provided to you by your dental health professional. In many cases gum disease remains un-detected, as there is generally minimal to no pain associated. Gum disease is largely preventable and Read More