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We Are Now An Accredited Practice!

Over the last 12 months we have been participating in accreditation with Quality Innovation Performance (QIP). We are now happy to say after submitting all our relevant documentation we have been ticked off and are ACCREDITED.

You might be asking yourself, but what is accreditation? And why does it matter if my dentist is accredited?

Accreditation is an independent recognition that our ...

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Children teeth decay on the rise

Dentists are increasingly seeing toddlers and young children with dental decay that requires surgery to remove rotting baby teeth.

As snacks and treats get sweeter and more frequent, it’s alarming how much tooth decay in children that dentists are seeing.

More than 1400 children under five years old are admitted to NSW hospitals each year needing to go under a general anaesthetic ...

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5 easy ways to alleviate dental anxiety

Anxiety about visiting the dentist is very common, even among people who don’t recognise this. The problem with feeling anxious about dental visits is that we can be tempted to put off regular dental check-ups, which can compromise our dental health.

Regardless of whether dental anxiety is a big issue or just a small niggle for you, there are plenty of ...

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Medicare Child Dental Benefits Scheme - What is it, and who is eligible?

Martina Lavery Dental & Skin Studio is proud to participate in Medicare Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS ). CDBS is a scheme devised by Australian government, providing better access to dental services for children – in private or public setting.

ELIGIBILITY

Department of Human Services assesses for CDBS eligibility. As a general guide – children between ages of 2 and 17 years ...

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Grinding your teeth: why it's a bigger problem than you may believe

If you wake in the morning with tightness or soreness in your jaw, perhaps a little ulceration in your inner cheeks, headaches or teeth sensitivity, it’s possible that you could be suffering from Bruxism, or grinding your teeth while you sleep.

While teeth clenching or grinding can be done when awake, dentists tend to be more concerned by grinding your teeth ...

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Beauty Is In The Phi Of The Beholder

The Greeks said that all BEAUTY IS MATHEMATICS…. No Please keep reading! It will all make sense, I promise!

I’m sure you-beauty-glow-seeking individuals didn’t expect to find mathematical equations in a segment talking about BEAUTY. – my mathematical genius dad is delighted that his daughter (me!) is finally applying the mathematical principles he tried to teach me a very long time ...

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A good night's sleep: your dentist can help

Getting a good night’s sleep is so important to our overall physical and mental health. Yet so many Australians suffer from consistent, poor quality sleep, the consequences of which can permeate into every aspect of our lives, from the decisions we make at work, to the quality of our intimate relationship, physical symptoms such as cold sores and susceptibility to ...

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