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the ultimate guide to dentures
Cosmetic Dentistry

The Ultimate Guide to Dentures

Dentures are among the most common and cost effective ways of replacing missing teeth. They are often used for replacing one or multiple lost teeth*** tooth loss or for cases where implants and other methods aren’t possible. They are also more cost-effective than other tooth replacement techniques. Low-cost plus a natural-looking aesthetic makes dentures a

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Holistic Dentistry

Cone Beam CT Gets to the Root Cause

You may have heard about the Netflix documentary, Root Cause. The documentary examines the link between root canal infections and a range of serious systemic conditions ranging from heart attacks to various forms of cancer, and even anxiety and depression. The claims presented in Root Cause are quite contentious. So, if you have watched the

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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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Child Sucking Thumb Habit Dental Issues
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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what is a dental implant
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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