Overcoming Your Fear of the Dentist

Is one of the common thing I hear from patients. We all know walking into a dental practice can be daunting. Although making that initial decision to pick up the phone to make an appointment could be a tough one but also life changing.

Dental implants: Is it worth it?

It’s not uncommon to misplace things like your keys, your wallet or your phone. A simple hand in between the cushions of the couch, a scour of the house or ringing your friends for a nudge in the right direction will suffice. But what happens when you lose a tooth? On average, Australians over the […]

Know the risks of dental tourism

 providerDental care in Australia is not subsided by the government, and about half the population doesn’t have private dental insurance. As a result, according to the ABC, three in ten Australians have avoided visiting a dentist due to the cost, while one in five were unable to afford the treatment recommended by their dentist. So, […]

Fear of the dentist? It’s more common than you’d think

Does the thought of visiting a dentist make you feel sick? According to the University of Adelaide, one in six Australian adults and one in 10 children have an inherent fear of the dentist. Common fears relate to: the expectation of pain or discomfort during treatment feeling ashamed of current oral health routine lack of […]

What you need to know about dental implants

The health of our teeth is something we often take for granted. In most cases, it takes a knockout blow to the mouth or a sudden outburst of pain to consider our dental health. The major concern after losing a tooth is that it can start a chain reaction in your mouth. Your remaining teeth […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]