The clear alternative

01 January 2015
Article written by: Matthew Casey Invisalign treatments use a series of near-invisible, clear aligners, which are custom-fabricated from a 3D CAD model of your teeth. The removable aligners are digitally CAM-produced and milled, providing a perfect fit for you...

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Your mouth is the gateway to your body

01 January 2015
Article written by: Brooke Pescud-Fletcher A quarter of the year has passed and most of us would be well on our way to tackling our New Year’s resolutions. Some of us, on the other hand, may well have given up. Well, in fact, it’s not too late to g...

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Give young teeth some TLC

01 January 2015
Article written by: Racheale Gray First-time parents are often bombarded with conflicting advice about child-rearing from well-meaning family, friends and even professionals. It can often be difficult to sift through the bank of information and decide which op...

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Long in the tooth

01 January 2015
Article written by: Marney Mahon Eating, smiling and talking – your natural teeth are best for doing such things, but they need special care to keep them for life. As we become older, we face rapid changes. We may retire, move into smaller homes and expe...

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Mum's the word

01 January 2015
Article written by: Racheale Gray There is something surreal about the news you are going to become a mother. I’m sure at least five emotions hit you at once: happiness, excitement, surprise, apprehension, and a tinge of nerves. The next 40 weeks of you ...

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Oral health for teens and twenty-somethings

01 January 2015
Article written by: Marney Mahon The teenage years and early twenties are exciting times with many changes – starting and finishing high school, going to university, moving out of home, starting your career and beginning new relationships, just to name a...

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Live longer with top dental care

01 January 2015
Article written by: Matthew Casey Oral health means much more than good teeth – it’s a critical part of your overall health, longevity and wellbeing. Oral cancer, for example, is far too often discovered in late-stage development which is the main ...

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Prevention is better than cure

01 January 2015
Article written by: Louise Donald Unfortunately, dental erosion (acid wear) is being seen more frequently in the dental chair. This loss of the protective enamel layer on the teeth leaves the dentine underneath exposed, which can lead to pain and sensitivity. ...

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Maintaining teeth for life

01 January 2015
Article written by: Dr Matthew Casey At Casey Dentists we have evolved from a simple, one dimensional “drill/fill” practice into a comprehensive, treatment plan focused family dental surgery. This was born by my desire to help people with more adva...

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A convenient way to check for Diabetes

01 January 2015
Diabetes is becoming a common household condition with increasing numbers of people being diagnosed every year. In an Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle study it was found that 7.4 per cent of Australians over age 25 had diabetes, and half of them were...

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More than a pain in the neck

01 January 2015
Article written by: Dr Matthew Casey Do you suffer with persistent headaches, neck pain and sleep difficulty? You could have a condition that stems from a hectic lifestyle. The Australia that I see in surgery is now dominated by people who work long hours in o...

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Maintaining healthy chompers for the little ones

01 January 2015
Article written by: Dr Mitchell Innes If your child's teeth have started to decay, don't despair: there are several treatment options for lost tooth structure in ‘baby teeth'. Our children's health is one of those ‘musts' in life where we do everyt...

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Better smile, better life

01 January 2015
Article written by: Dr Seerone Anandarajah The importance of having a winning smile should not be underestimated when it comes to confidence and sucess. Not happy with your smile? Cosmetic d...

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The evolution of dentistry

01 January 2015
Article written by: Dr Mitchell Innes As generations progress, our fear and avoidance of the dentist chair is being replaced by a yearning for healthy and attractive teeth for life. I look forward to coming to work each morning as I have a unique job where I m...

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OPG's highlight hidden dental issues

01 January 2015
Article written by: Victoria Clark - Hygienist OPGs are an amazing diagnostic tool for detecting irregular teeth, cysts, tumors and infections. Back in the day, a dentist would place a small flexible object in your mouth and proceed to take an X-ray so they co...

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Oral Health equals Quality of Life

01 January 2015
Article written by: Dr Mitchell Innes There are many treatment options available for restoring the teeth and mouth to health. For a number of years now it has been apparent that oral health impacts on a person’s general health and quality of life. The ex...

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Colour Check the Health of your gums

01 January 2015
Article written by: Victoria Clark Teaching my patients to know their gums means they are more in control of their oral health When we think about colour and the mouth we immediately think about the colour of our teeth. Granted, tooth colour is an important fa...

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When your dentist is more day spa than dreaded necessity

01 January 2015
Article written by: Dr Mitchell Innes Dentistry has changed so much over the past 50 years, especially in recent times. I'm glad to be back from a much-needed break to be treating the lovely patients at Casey Dentists. I enjoy meeting new visitors to the pract...

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A Healthy Mouth Equals a Healthy Body

01 January 2015
Article written by: Michelle Hankinson - Hygenist Why looking after your oral health is essential to your wellbeing. At the beginning of a New Year, many of us create resolutions or goals we wish to achieve. At the top of many people's list is to become health...

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Bisphosphonates and your health

01 January 2015
Article written by: Dr Matthew Casey We are all fortunate to live in a time when daily advances in medicine and therapeutics are available to us to improve and prolong our quality of life. Since the 1990s a class of medications known as the bisphosphonate grou...

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Why do I need a clean every six months?

01 January 2015
Article written by: Dr Mitchell Innes Why do I need a clean every six months? Before answering this very common question, I would first like to congratulate those patients who have suffered dental phobia who have taken a big step forward by visiting Casey Dent...

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Diabetes and dental health

01 January 2015
Article written by: Victoria Clark - Hygenist International studies show that the prevalence of diabetes is rising globally. Statistics collated in 2009 reveal that over 900,000 Australians are affected by this disease, with many more going undiagnosed. There ...

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Easing dental phobia

01 January 2015
Article written by: Dr Mitchell Innes Dental care has evolved at an outstanding rate over the past years, to a point where it would be almost unrecognisable to my bygone colleagues. We in the profession nowadays have a great focus on the provision of what is k...

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The superpower of saliva

01 January 2015
Article written by: Michelle Hankinson - Hygenist With life being so busy there are many things we don't give a second thought to. The saliva in our mouths, for example. However it is very important to some of our daily rituals... Saliva affects the taste of o...

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