What is Dental Health Week? Dental Health Week is an annual initiative led by the Australian Dental Association recognising and raising awareness around the importance of good oral health.
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Yesterday the State Government announced that South Australia will go into a 7 day lockdown effective from 6:00pm Tuesday, 20 July 2021 in response to the latest outbreak of COVID-19. As a result of these stringent but necessary measures, we have made significant changes to our services. The Australian Dental Association SA Branch has recommended Level 4 Dental Service Restrictions be implemented…
Most people are aware that smoking is bad for their health as it can cause various medical issues and fatal disease. However, many do not realise the harm smoking has on their mouth, gums and teeth. When you smoke you are at much higher risk of developing oral cancer, gum disease, tooth decay and many other serious illnesses. The good news is your body is very good at healing itself! Quitting smoking…
Oral diseases are a major health concern for many countries. An estimated 3.5 billion people are affected by oral diseases, making it the most common health condition globally. This results in pain, discomfort, social isolation, loss of confidence and is associated with a number of health problems. And yet, there is no reason to suffer as most oral health conditions are preventable and can be treated in its early stages.
If you haven’t had a dental check-up as of yet, give us a call to book an appointment before the end of the year. Please note our trading hours for the holiday period.
Kingston Dental Surgery is now open for all dental services.
Attention health fund members. Time is running out to use your health fund dental benefits!
Today marks the annual World Cavity-Free Future Day (WCFFD), a global awareness day first launched by the Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future (ACDFF) in 2016. This initiative strives to raise awareness of dental caries (tooth decay) and to encourage action towards achieving a cavity-free future.
Happy gas is an inhalation style sedation that relieves anxiety and calms your body and mind during dental procedures. Its usefulness stems from how quickly it comes into effect, and how quickly it can be reversed, not to mention there is zero downtime and minimal side effects. This technique produces emotions of joy, euphoria and relaxation throughout the appointment, hence the happy gas title.
We are pleased to once again join in on the upcoming Dental Health Week celebrations! This year’s theme questions ‘How Much Sugar is Hiding in your Trolley?’ and ultimately aims to help everyone become more “sugar savvy.”