What happens when you get a dental filling?

by Core Dental Group
dental filling

If your dentist suggests you need a dental filling it is because they have detected decay in your tooth which has progressed to a stage that is irreversible. Regular appointments are recommended so that dental decay can be prevented, or can be detected in the early stages, when minimal treatment is required. Dental decay is Read More

An insight into our Core Dental team member: Kelly Chau

by Core Dental Group
Kelly Chau

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 Kelly Chau – General Dentist at Read More

The benefits of Invisalign

by Core Dental Group

Invisalign is becoming a popular option for people wanting to straighten their teeth without going the traditional route of braces. We often get patients come in who are seeking out ways to improve their smile but don’t like the look of conventional braces – Invisalign provides them with the answer. But what is Invisalign? Invisalign Read More

Looking after your oral health between hygienist appointments

by Core Dental Group

It is highly recommended that you visit your dentist and your dental hygienist for a dental check-up and clean every 6 months. Attending these regular appointments will help prevent the need for extensive dental work down the track as it will pick up any early signs of dental disease before it can progress. At Core Read More

Top tips for children’s dental hygiene

by Core Dental Group
children's dental hygiene

It’s important to look after your child’s teeth and set good oral hygiene habits from a young age. Here are some tips for children’s dental hygiene: Children’s dental hygiene should start early Run a clean damp cloth over your child’s gums after each feed to clean away harmful bacteria. When your child starts teething you can Read More

Risks involved with teeth whitening

by Core Dental Group
teeth whitening

In recent years teeth whitening has become one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments available as it can be a fast, effective way to achieve whiter teeth – and thus enhance your smile and boost your confidence! Teeth whitening is generally considered a non-invasive, safe and cost-effective treatment. However, as there are different types Read More

Get your smile ready for World Smile Day 2017

by Core Dental Group
core dental world smile day 2017

World Smile Day is on the first Friday of every October (which this year is October 6) to remind people to smile and be kind to others. Our team at Core Dental love nothing more than looking after your teeth and helping you achieve the smile you want. To make sure your smile is ready Read More

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

by Core Dental Group
wisdom tooth

Most of us have four wisdom teeth, but sometimes there can be fewer or none at all. Wisdom teeth (otherwise known as “third molars”) can start to cause problems as we reach our late teens or early twenties. Many people find that there isn’t enough room for their wisdom teeth to push through, which can Read More

What are the main symptoms and signs of toothache?

by Core Dental Group
toothache symptoms

The signs and symptoms of toothache are wide and varied. Toothache symptoms and toothache treatment depend on the cause of the toothache, which can also be one of many things. Dental decay is the most common cause of a toothache. If the decay reaches the pulp of the tooth, the nerves inside can become inflamed Read More

When is wisdom tooth extraction necessary?

by Core Dental Group
wisdom tooth extraction

Wisdom teeth, or the third permanent molars, generally erupt during our late teens. Depending on the size of your jaw and how your wisdom teeth develop (that is, in what position), you may or may not require wisdom tooth extraction. The best way to be sure is to consult your dentist for a professional examination Read More