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Know the Basics of Wearing Braces

Know the Basics of Wearing Braces

Braces are excellent for straightening teeth but wearing them and looking after them takes a little more dedication. They take a bit more effort to keep clean, and you do need to avoid certain foods, but your reward is a beautifully straight and healthy smile. Brushing with Braces Tooth brushing is even more essential while you wear braces so make sure you brush after each

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The History Behind Toothpaste

The History Behind Toothpaste

Did you realise people have been cleaning their teeth since 5000BC? In fact, the earliest form of toothpaste was created by the Egyptians and contained mint, dried iris flowers, crushed rock salt and pepper. The ingredients created a powder that although quite abrasive, was as effective as most of the toothpaste used even just a century ago. The earliest more ‘modern’ toothpaste was invented around

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Simple Tricks for Making the Most of Your Holiday

Simple Tricks for Making the Most of Your Holiday

Your holiday is a chance for a well-earned rest, so follow these tips to make the most of your time. Slow Down. Lots of people try to fit into many activities, planning a packed itinerary. If this rings a bell, slow down and plan to spend more time exploring fewer destinations and remember less is more! Don’t Place Too Much Faith in Restaurant Reviews. A

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Top Tips for Healthy Teeth This Holiday Season

Top Tips for Healthy Teeth This Holiday Season

Nobody wants to have a dental emergency, and especially not over the holidays when you could be far from home. Follow our simple tips to maintain healthy teeth this holiday season. Use the nutcracker, not your teeth! Trying to crack nuts with your teeth could prove costly. Hard nuts can damage or crack tooth enamel or could dig in your gums. Give sticky foods a

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Use It or Lose It!

Use It or Lose It!

With the New Year fast approaching, most private health insurance dental benefits expire on the 31st December. Unfortunately, most health funds do not allow rollover of benefits – they take a USE IT OR LOSE IT APPROACH. It is essential that if you have any required treatment that they are booked in and completed before the end of the calendar year so you can maximise

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