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Flossing 101

  We’ve all heard the dreaded question before—from your current or previous dentist— “Have you been flossing?” So, why should we floss?   Flossing has two benefits: For healthy teeth: It gets rid of the food and plaque trapped between your teeth. If left, this debris can get wedged up between your teeth. Left for… Continue Reading

Have You Heard About Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation?

  What is Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation? Molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) is a developmental condition affecting the formation of tooth enamel. It results in enamel that is not as strong and mineralised as it should be. Teeth affected by MIH will have white, creamy, yellow or brown patches. They also tend to be sensitive to hot,… Continue Reading

5 Minutes with… Dr Sophia Richardson

5 Minutes with… Dr Sophia Richardson

“5 minutes with…” is our new spotlight on some of the amazing and dedicated dental specialists that we refer to. Specialist treatment is sometimes required for more extensive or complex treatment plans, and at Alphington Dental Care we have curated a comprehensive list of practitioners who deliver excellent treatment. Continue Reading

iPad Competition Winner

Over the past few months we have been running a competition for some of the new patients that attend our clinic. We are pleased to announce that our lovely patient Emily is the winner of our iPad draw, which I had the opportunity to present to her.   As well as getting her partner on… Continue Reading

Making Flossing Easier

Making Flossing Easier

Flossing is an important part of maintaining your oral hygiene. As well as controlling decay and infections, flossing will be an important step in keeping your breath fresh. Your toothbrush alone will not be able to reach the tight spaces between the teeth—no matter how excellent your brushing is! In reality, most people know they… Continue Reading

Dental Care for your Furry Friends!

Dental Care for your Furry Friends!

  Did you know that our principal dentist Dr Claire Wilson has a gorgeous Dalmatian called Archer? Sarah, our dental nurse and assistant on Saturdays has an adorable cat called Broadi who she rescued as a kitten when she found it alone and flea-ridden. In fact, our whole team have grown up with and love… Continue Reading

5 Minutes with… Dr Martin Gale

5 Minutes with… Dr Martin Gale

“5 minutes with…” is our new spotlight on some of the amazing and dedicated dental specialists that we refer to. Specialist treatment is sometimes required for more extensive or complex treatment plans, and at Alphington Dental Care we have curated a comprehensive list of practitioners who deliver excellent treatment. Continue Reading

5 Minutes With… Dr Linton Nash

5 Minutes With… Dr Linton Nash

“5 minutes with…” is our new spotlight on some of the amazing and dedicated dental specialists that we refer to. Specialist treatment is sometimes required for more extensive or complex treatment plans, and at Alphington Dental Care we have curated a comprehensive list of practitioners who deliver excellent treatment. Continue Reading

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Category Archives: blog

Flossing 101

  We’ve all heard the dreaded question before—from your current or previous dentist— “Have you been flossing?” So, why should we floss?   Flossing has two benefits: For healthy teeth: It gets rid of the food and plaque trapped between your teeth. If left, this debris can get wedged up between your teeth. Left for… Continue Reading

Have You Heard About Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation?

  What is Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation? Molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) is a developmental condition affecting the formation of tooth enamel. It results in enamel that is not as strong and mineralised as it should be. Teeth affected by MIH will have white, creamy, yellow or brown patches. They also tend to be sensitive to hot,… Continue Reading

5 Minutes with… Dr Sophia Richardson

5 Minutes with… Dr Sophia Richardson

“5 minutes with…” is our new spotlight on some of the amazing and dedicated dental specialists that we refer to. Specialist treatment is sometimes required for more extensive or complex treatment plans, and at Alphington Dental Care we have curated a comprehensive list of practitioners who deliver excellent treatment. Continue Reading

iPad Competition Winner

Over the past few months we have been running a competition for some of the new patients that attend our clinic. We are pleased to announce that our lovely patient Emily is the winner of our iPad draw, which I had the opportunity to present to her.   As well as getting her partner on… Continue Reading

Making Flossing Easier

Making Flossing Easier

Flossing is an important part of maintaining your oral hygiene. As well as controlling decay and infections, flossing will be an important step in keeping your breath fresh. Your toothbrush alone will not be able to reach the tight spaces between the teeth—no matter how excellent your brushing is! In reality, most people know they… Continue Reading

Dental Care for your Furry Friends!

Dental Care for your Furry Friends!

  Did you know that our principal dentist Dr Claire Wilson has a gorgeous Dalmatian called Archer? Sarah, our dental nurse and assistant on Saturdays has an adorable cat called Broadi who she rescued as a kitten when she found it alone and flea-ridden. In fact, our whole team have grown up with and love… Continue Reading

5 Minutes with… Dr Martin Gale

5 Minutes with… Dr Martin Gale

“5 minutes with…” is our new spotlight on some of the amazing and dedicated dental specialists that we refer to. Specialist treatment is sometimes required for more extensive or complex treatment plans, and at Alphington Dental Care we have curated a comprehensive list of practitioners who deliver excellent treatment. Continue Reading

5 Minutes With… Dr Linton Nash

5 Minutes With… Dr Linton Nash

“5 minutes with…” is our new spotlight on some of the amazing and dedicated dental specialists that we refer to. Specialist treatment is sometimes required for more extensive or complex treatment plans, and at Alphington Dental Care we have curated a comprehensive list of practitioners who deliver excellent treatment. Continue Reading