Dental care in Australia: Why treatment in Australia beats overseas

      Pre COVID-19, thousands of Australians were choosing to travel overseas to pursue cheaper cosmetic dental work. Countries like Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia proved most attractive. But due to the outbreak, we’re restricted from travelling overseas indefinitely. With no dental vacation in sight, Australians are facing a decision. Whether to have treatment here […]

Is it safe to have dental work during pregnancy?

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In short yes. That old wives tale that visiting a dentist while pregnant could be harmful to bub and mum-to-be is just that, a wives tale. Despite this, a study by the Australian Dental Association reveals that more than 50 percent of women believe that it’s unsafe to have dental work during pregnancy. And this […]

Dental case study: All on 4 implant supported dentures

Meet the patient  The patient was experiencing a number of symptoms that indicated it was time for him to visit an experienced dentist. He found biting and chewing painful, limiting his diet. He had several loose teeth amongst gaps where teeth had fallen out. The remainder of his teeth were constantly sensitive. The state of […]

Use it or lose your dental cover

New research conducted by comparison website Finder shows that over two-thirds of Australian health insurance policyholders are unsure what portion of their health insurance extras are not being used. A national survey of over 2,000 people showed that a potential $4.5 billion worth of health insurance extras are going unused. And at an average of […]

Tooth fillings 101: Everything you need to know

Need a tooth filling? Much like the treatment’s name implies, a tooth filling involves exactly that and is considered one of the most routine procedures in dentistry. So if you’re looking for the 101 on tooth fillings, read on to find out more to help you say ahhhh, I didn’t know that.  What is a […]

Five tips to ensure the best dentistry for children

Children grow up fast. As parents, keeping up with pediatrician appointments, regular immunisations, and attending to daily injuries, can be overwhelming. So we forgive you if a visit to the dentist isn’t at the top of your to-do list. But, studies prove why dentistry for children is so important. Tooth decay is the most common […]

Is aesthetic dentistry worth it?

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We’ve never been so conscious of our smiles as we are today thanks to the rise in popularity of Instagram selfies and frequent use of video conferencing platforms. If you’re in the 53% of people who brush twice a day, your teeth may not be a cause for concern. But, if you feel embarrassed about […]

What you need to know about tooth extractions

Your natural teeth are so strong, they can last a lifetime with good dental care. In fact, the enamel on your teeth is stronger than bone. But as strong as they are, damaged teeth can’t heal on their own. If you’re experiencing pain or discomfort and believe that you need a tooth extraction, our team […]

Why your overall health can begin inside your mouth

Brushing and flossing your pearly whites is more important than you think. When you were young, your parents likely taught you to take good care of your teeth. However, as an adult, your busy lifestyle may be hindering your brushing time or how often you floss. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, […]

How Gosford Family Dentist is responding to COVID-19

Last Updated: August 13, 2020 We’re open for appointments to support your dental care needs. As coronavirus COVID-19 restrictions have eased, we are able to offer patients our full range of dental services. If you’re looking for a preventative dental check-up or to resume a dental treatment you were mid-way through, we’d like to welcome […]