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ADHF’s Rebuilding Smiles Program supports people who have experienced domestic and family violence, providing pro-bono dental treatment. Leederville Dental is glad to be part of this great initiative! 🙂 ✅ If you or your practice is interested in participating, contact ADHF WA State Coordinator, Andrea Paterson, adminwa@adhf.com.au To catch up with all the news from […]

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How to Brush Teeth Video

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How to Floss Teeth Video

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Watch Your Mouth

The theme for Dental Health Week is “Watch Your Mouth!” Not just your teeth, not just your gums, your whole mouth. Here are some tips from the Australia Dental Association (ADA) to help you care for your whole mouth. How Long Should You Brush For?   If you’re like most people, you probably don’t give […]

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How much sugar in your lunchbox?

How Much Sugar is hiding in your child’s lunchbox?  You may be horrified to learn how much sugar is really in your child’s lunchbox. Leederville dental encourages parents to cut the amount of sugar in their children’s lunch boxes. In NSW alone more than 100 children each week are having multiple rotting teeth extracted, filled and […]

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Not All Sugars Are Equal – For Teeth!

What Are Sugars?  You can classify sugars into 2 groups. 1. Intrinsic sugars  (natural sugars)  where sugar is held inside the food molecule in foods like fresh fruits. 2. Extrinsic Sugars or sugars outside of the food cells. Extrinsic sugars can be further broken down into a) milk sugars  & b) non milk sugars. a) […]

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Fitting A Dental Implant

At Leederville Dental the dental implants that we place are similar to all dental implants in that they are made of Titanium.   The brand of dental implant that we place is usually Nobel Biocare – a large international company and producer of the original ‘Branemark’ tooth implant. Implant tooth replacement is a two stage […]

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Are you asleep in IV sedation dentistry?

Many patients now prefer to have more involved procedures under dental IV sedation.  A lot of dental practices use terms such as “sleep dentistry” or “twilight sleep” when talking about IV sedation. This can be confusing, because it suggests that IV sedation involves being put to sleep. In fact patients do not technically fall asleep. […]

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Inman Aligner in your mouth

How the Inman Aligner straightens front teeth?

Some frequently asked questions about how the Inman Aligner straightens front teeth. What makes a patient a good Inman Aligner candidate? An adult patient with mild crowding of the four front incisor teeth in the upper or lower jaw.  Are all Inman Aligners the same?  The Inman Aligner is custom made. Impressions (moulds) of your teeth […]

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Dental Health During Pregnancy

There is a misconception from many women that it is unsafe to visit the dentist during pregnancy.  This is not the case, continuing with your dental check up every 6 months is recommended and of course make an appointment if you are are experiencing any dental problems. Hormonal changes during pregnancy alter the way the body […]

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Foods That Help Prevent Tooth Decay

Calcium A prime ingredient for preventing tooth decay, especially for growing children. Dairy is a great source, with choices such as milk, yogurt and cheese. Calcium isn’t hiding in the fat, so skim milk and low-fat yogurt are just as good. Other options are leafy greens such as broccoli and bok-choy, canned fish with bones, […]

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Never to old too improve your smile

Tooth repair and whitening of your teeth regardless of your age improves your dental health and appearance. It is important to come to the dentist annually throughout your life and this becomes even more important as you grow older to avoid small problems turning into larger ones. Your never too old to improve your smile. […]

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Should I whiten my teeth?

Not everyone’s teeth are suitable for whitening, find out if you should whiten your teeth. There is a plethora of teeth whitening procedures and products available. They range from over-the-counter teeth whitening toothpastes and strips, to tooth lightening and polishing procedures conducted by dentists and dental hygienists, and bleaching methods that can be purchased over […]

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Rethink Your Sugary Drink

Rethink your sugary drink ! As the name suggests the campaign is designed to raise awareness on the impacts that sugary drinks have on our bodies and of course our teeth! A recent study shows that a Mega Slurp Slurpee contains a whopping 25 teaspoons of sugar. I know what you’re thinking. “I would never […]

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Sporting Mouthguards

Mouthguards are extremely effective in preventing facial injury in contact and non-contact sports. Sporting accidents are one of the most common causes of dental injury. Every year thousands of people, including children, are treated for dental injuries that could have been avoided or minimised by wearing a protective, custom-fitted mouthguard. When should I wear a mouthguard? […]

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Oral Health Care For Seniors

For carers or family members: Dental visits: Inform the Dentist of any changes to the patient’s mouth or to their Medical History. Assist the Dentist when they are showing the patient how to care for their teeth as the patient will feel more comfortable if you are involved. At home care: Show the patient how […]

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What is a Denture? A Denture is a removable appliance designed as a replacement for missing teeth and the tissues connected to those teeth. Dentures are made of acrylic, plastic, sometimes porcelain and metal materials. A Denture closely resembles natural gum tissue and teeth. What types of Dentures are there? Complete Dentures Complete Dentures are […]

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What are wisdom teeth?

What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth are also called third molars and usually do not push through the gums until late teens, twenties or even older – hence the name “wisdom” teeth. Wisdom Teeth are usually the last teeth to push through the gums. Does everyone have wisdom teeth? Not everyone has wisdom teeth. Most […]

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Dental Fluorosis

What is Dental Fluorosis? Dental Fluorosis is the change of colour and appearance of the tooth’s enamel. The most common form of Fluorosis can be seen as white marks on the surface of the tooth. Below is a picture of a mild-severe case of Dental Fluorosis.   Who gets Dental Fluorosis and how can it […]

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