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5 Minutes With… Dr Kosalram

5 Minutes With… Dr Kosalram

“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

Fissure Sealants – Preventing Tooth Decay

  What is a fissure sealant? All back teeth have a set of grooves (or fissures) on the biting surface to assist us with chewing. Some teeth have particularly deep grooves where it can be almost impossible to efficiently clean food and bacteria from them. This can cause the tooth to decay, which can progress… Continue Reading

Toothbrush Abrasion

Toothbrush Abrasion

  Everyone knows that brushing your teeth is one of the most fundamental steps in maintaining good oral health. Aside from preventing decay and gum disease, this keeps your mouth feeling clean, your breath smelling fresh, and helps prevent staining. What many people are less aware of is that too much brushing can actually harm… Continue Reading

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

“On this International Day, I urge commitment to end bias, greater investments in science, technology, engineering and math education for all women and girls as well as opportunities for their careers and longer-term professional advancement so that all can benefit from their ground-breaking future contributions.” — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres Continue Reading

Tooth Staining and Discolouration

Tooth Staining and Discolouration

Discolouration or staining of the teeth is one of the most common complaints our patients have. While we spend a lot of our work treating decay, gum disease and other conditions, the appearance of the teeth can be just as important for us. Feeling good about your teeth and their appearance can boost confidence, happiness… Continue Reading

Tips for Fresh Breath

Tips for Fresh Breath

  Bad breath is one of the most common concerns our patients have, and can be a source of great embarrassment. We share our best tips and advice to keep your breath fresh throughout the day! Continue Reading

One Year In Practice

One Year In Practice

  Alphington Dental Care has been open exactly one year today! It’s been a busy time for everyone, and our team has only continued to grow! We’ve had our second dentist Hannah join the practice, keeping the lovely dental nurses Katie and Sarah on their toes. Continue Reading

Healthy Lunchbox, Healthy Teeth

Healthy Lunchbox, Healthy Teeth

  Diet is one of the most important factors in encouraging a healthy mouth. Everything we consume on a daily basis goes through our mouths, and establishing a healthy diet is an essential part of preventing oral infection and disease. Dentally, a healthy diet primarily means low sugar and minimising acidic foods. This will help… Continue Reading

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Category Archives: blog

5 Minutes With… Dr Kosalram

5 Minutes With… Dr Kosalram

“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

Fissure Sealants – Preventing Tooth Decay

  What is a fissure sealant? All back teeth have a set of grooves (or fissures) on the biting surface to assist us with chewing. Some teeth have particularly deep grooves where it can be almost impossible to efficiently clean food and bacteria from them. This can cause the tooth to decay, which can progress… Continue Reading

Toothbrush Abrasion

Toothbrush Abrasion

  Everyone knows that brushing your teeth is one of the most fundamental steps in maintaining good oral health. Aside from preventing decay and gum disease, this keeps your mouth feeling clean, your breath smelling fresh, and helps prevent staining. What many people are less aware of is that too much brushing can actually harm… Continue Reading

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

“On this International Day, I urge commitment to end bias, greater investments in science, technology, engineering and math education for all women and girls as well as opportunities for their careers and longer-term professional advancement so that all can benefit from their ground-breaking future contributions.” — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres Continue Reading

Tooth Staining and Discolouration

Tooth Staining and Discolouration

Discolouration or staining of the teeth is one of the most common complaints our patients have. While we spend a lot of our work treating decay, gum disease and other conditions, the appearance of the teeth can be just as important for us. Feeling good about your teeth and their appearance can boost confidence, happiness… Continue Reading

Tips for Fresh Breath

Tips for Fresh Breath

  Bad breath is one of the most common concerns our patients have, and can be a source of great embarrassment. We share our best tips and advice to keep your breath fresh throughout the day! Continue Reading

One Year In Practice

One Year In Practice

  Alphington Dental Care has been open exactly one year today! It’s been a busy time for everyone, and our team has only continued to grow! We’ve had our second dentist Hannah join the practice, keeping the lovely dental nurses Katie and Sarah on their toes. Continue Reading

Healthy Lunchbox, Healthy Teeth

Healthy Lunchbox, Healthy Teeth

  Diet is one of the most important factors in encouraging a healthy mouth. Everything we consume on a daily basis goes through our mouths, and establishing a healthy diet is an essential part of preventing oral infection and disease. Dentally, a healthy diet primarily means low sugar and minimising acidic foods. This will help… Continue Reading