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How to Avoid the Health Fund Increases

How to Avoid the Health Fund Increases

Yes, it is that time of year again. Noticed an increase in adverts for health insurance providers lately? Every year on April 1st , private health insurers increase their fees. This year shows the lowest increase since 2002, but it’s still nearly triple the rate of...

Women’s Health and Hormones

Women’s Health and Hormones

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re delving into the health and dental issues facing women. In the last blog Women’s Health and Dentistry we discussed the chronic health conditions most faced by women and how they affect the mouth. This time, we’re talking...

Women’s Health & Dentistry

Women’s Health & Dentistry

International Women’s Day is coming up on the 8th March, so let’s talk women’s health. A report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, stated that 1 in 2 Australian females have a chronic disease. The most commonly reported by women were mental health...

Fighting Gum Disease Part 2 – Am I At Risk?

Fighting Gum Disease Part 2 – Am I At Risk?

Our last blog, Fighting Gum Disease Part 1 – Why Gum Health Matters, told us about the links between gum disease and the health of the rest of our body. Now that we understand how serious gum disease can be, what are the signs and symptoms and what can we do about it?...

Fighting Gum Disease Part 1 – Why Gum Health Matters

Fighting Gum Disease Part 1 – Why Gum Health Matters

February is Gum Disease Awareness Month. This was started by the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry back in 2012 in the USA. There is now a drive to bring this important awareness month to Australia. The aim is to raise awareness of this common disease as gum...

Healthy Dental Habits for Children

Healthy Dental Habits for Children

School holidays are drawing to a close and many parents use this time to get their children’s teeth checked. But what else can you do to keep kid’s teeth healthy and why is it so important? Let’s start the year off with healthy dental habits and go back to school...

10 Common Tooth Whitening Mistakes

10 Common Tooth Whitening Mistakes

Tooth whitening is surging in popularity. This is the process where stained or discoloured teeth are lightened. Done properly, it is safe, effective and easy to do. However, tooth whitening done incorrectly can cause irreversible damage to teeth and gums. Read on to...

Be Aware of Mouth Cancer

Be Aware of Mouth Cancer

Every November in the United Kingdom is Mouth Cancer Action Month. It is run by the Oral Health Foundation, a UK charity aiming to raise awareness of mouth cancer. They want to save lives by promoting prevention and early detection (1).  So here at Dentistry On George...

Sports Nutrition and Your Teeth

Sports Nutrition and Your Teeth

By: Kathryn Al-Dhafeeri There was an article in the Guardian at the weekend with the headline ‘Athletes have poor teeth despite brushing twice a day’ (1) The article is about British Olympic and professional athletes. It states they are damaging their teeth by regular...

Diabetes and Oral Health

Diabetes and Oral Health

It’s National Diabetes Week (14th – 20th July 2019) and it’s time to raise the awareness of the complications of diabetes, especially when it comes to your mouth. Diabetes affects almost 1.5 million people in Australia, which is 7.6% of the population. In fact,...