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Non Extraction Orthodontics

Lifetime Holistic Dental’s Orthodontic Philosophy

As Lifetime Holistic Dental’s Chief Dentist, I’ve been providing orthodontic care for over 30 years. The crux of Lifetime’s philosophy is a holistic approach that focuses on non-extraction. It is entirely possible to relieve crowded teeth and jaws using orthodontic appliances, like plates and braces, without resorting to extraction. I firmly believe that teeth should

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The Benefits of Non-Extraction Orthodontics

Non-extraction orthodontics plays a crucial role in encouraging proper facial and jaw development. It can give children and adults their dream smile by correcting conditions such as crowded and crooked teeth, right through to overbites and underbites. When Can Non-Extraction Orthodontics Be Used? The quick answer to the question, ‘when can non-extraction orthodontics be used?’

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Holistic Dentistry

The Ultimate Guide to Amalgam Filling Removal

Did you know, approximately 75% of Australian dentists still turn to amalgam when it comes to undertaking fillings for back teeth. This is despite the fact that over 50% of amalgam fillings is mercury. Mercury is a highly toxic substance that is linked to many dangerous conditions, including: Autoimmunity diseases Alzheimer’s disease Kidney dysfunction Food

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General Dentistry

Thumb Sucking: The Dangers and How to Break the Habit

Thumb sucking is a calming behaviour that most children exhibit. Usually, thumb sucking falls away naturally, with children growing out of the habit. However, some kids will continue to suck their thumbs well past toddler-age. At this stage of growth of development, parents – and often dentists – will need to intervene to prevent this

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Sleep Apnoea Snoring
General Dentistry

Snoring and Sleep Apnoea

We all know someone that snores. It’s usually passed off as an annoying problem that makes bed partners move to the couch or the spare room. But, the problem could be much more serious than this for the 44% of men and 30% of women who snore. What Causes Snoring? Snoring is the sound caused

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General Dentistry

The Basics of Oral Hygiene

Despite warnings from your dentist, people continue to neglect their dental hygiene. A good oral hygiene routine is the bedrock of healthy gums, teeth and a healthy mouth. The flow on effect is enormous—good mouth health is intricately linked to positive overall health and wellbeing. Dental problems affect so much more than just your mouth,

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Smoking and Oral Health
Holistic Dentistry

Smoking and Oral Health

Here at Lifetime Holistic Dentistry, we care about more than just your teeth. We’re here to help with your overall health and wellbeing. The practice of Holistic dentistry is focused on your complete health. This is why we always take lifestyle factors, such as smoking, into account when we perform a check-up and design a

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Pregnancy Dental Care
General Dentistry

Pregnancy And Dental Care

Falling pregnant is such an exciting time—waiting for your new little bundle of joy to arrive. But, pregnancy should also be a time to take stock of your health and ensure everything is perfect for both Mum and Bub. This includes your dental health. Your oral health has an effect on your baby. So, you

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Cosmetic Dentistry

What Are Dental Implants?

Missing teeth cause a whole range of problems, ranging from issues with self-confidence to problems with jaw alignment and overall mouth function. If you have a missing tooth or teeth, you need to know about dental or tooth implants. So, what is a dental implant? Well, it consists of two parts and acts exactly like

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what are veneers
Cosmetic Dentistry

What Are Veneers?

Veneers are a common and effective cosmetic dental procedure that can be used to address a range of aesthetic issues, including: Stained or discoloured teeth Chipped, cracked teeth Misshapen teeth Crooked teeth Gappy teeth Veneers are most commonly made from porcelain and composite resin. This material is then shaped into thin slivers that mimic the

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General Dentistry

Resurrecting a Dead Tooth with Stem Cells: Is it Possible

Did you know that nearly 50% of children suffer a fractured tooth at one point during their childhood? Yes, 50% of parents have to endure their worst nightmare and watch on as an accident wreaks havoc on their child’s beautiful smile. Every parent goes through the same scenario – will the damage be permanent? Will

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