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09Nov

Summer Dental Tips for healthy teeth!

With only 5-6 weeks till Christmas, this is the best time to get your dental sorted.

We look after the dental needs of our patients in Indooroopilly, Taringa, Toowong, Chapel Hill, Kenmore and other surrounding suburbs.

We welcome all  New patients with complimentary consultation. Not sure what you need? Come in for complimentary consultation.

Here are few tips to look after your oral health-

  • Make sure you have scheduled your 6-12 monthly professional scale&clean. Use your private health insurance before it runs out.
  • Change your toothbrush every three months.
  • Floss at least once a day.
  • Avoid acidic sticky sugary drinks and foods. Keep hydrated and use water over sugary drinks.
  • Do not forget to clean your tongue.
  • Get your kids check-ups sorted before Christmas. We Bulk-bill treatment under child dental benefit schedule (CDBS).
  • Do not miss out on our Whitening specials to get that whiter brighter smile you always wanted. Use this take home easy to use whitening kit and get desired results.Contact us to have more information.
22Sep

Don’t miss out on Spring Teeth-Whitening specials:)

Always wanted a whiter brighter smile?

Teeth whitening is a safe procedure that can lighten stained or discoloured teeth.

Tobacco, coffee, tea, alcohol, food additives, some developmental blemishes and natural aging all contribute to the discolouring and yellowing of teeth.

While a professional dental clean can remove some staining, Teeth whitening is a cosmetic dental treatment that can provide patients with great results that whiten the colour of teeth which have discoloured over time. Teeth whitening, if maintained correctly, can leave you with results that last. As teeth whitening agents have varying levels of peroxide in them, all procedures should only be carried out by qualified dentists who use a clinically proven cosmetic dental treatment.

What is involved in teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening procedures are typically carried out at home by the patient following a consultation with a dentist. Teeth whitening may not be appropriate for all patients, so before commencing any teeth whitening procedure it is best to discuss expected outcomes and time frames with us.

Where appropriate, we will take impressions of your teeth to prepare a custom-made ultra thin mouth tray. The tray is used to hold the bleaching gel close to the teeth. Whitening gel is placed in the tray which is then worn for up to 2 hours a day. Results are usually seen within two weeks. We will advise you on how long to wear the tray both initially and for maintenance.

In some circumstances, teeth whitening procedures are provided in the dental chair. 

The cost of teeth whitening will vary depending on the type of procedure. We will be able to provide you with a cost estimate prior to any treatment.

Call us today to get more information about teeth whitening.

21Sep

Why flossing your teeth is important?

It is important to floss at least once a day because food and bacterial plaque can settle in between your teeth which can cause tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath (Halitosis). Even if your teeth look clean on the surface after brushing, plaque/tartar can build up in-between your teeth and can cause gingivitis which can lead to periodontal disease later in life. If you are not flossing regularly your gums are more likely to bleed.

Next time, when you visit your Dentist for your 6 monthly check up, (Why have 6 monthly Check ups) ask them to show you how to floss properly.

  • Make flossing part of your oral hygiene regime.
  • You should be flossing at least once a day.
  • Ask your dentist to demonstrate the correct flossing technique.Flossing Instructions
  • Ask your dentist if inter-dental aids will complement your flossing.
  • Your children should start flossing too, start as soon as your child has two teeth that touch.
06Jun

Teeth Whitening Specials- try it in the comfort of your own home and time

Teeth Whitening

Always wanted a whiter and brighter smile? Teeth whitening is a safe procedure that can lighten stained or discoloured teeth.

Tobacco, coffee, tea, alcohol, food additives, some developmental blemishes and natural aging all contribute to the discolouring and yellowing of teeth.

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While a professional dental clean can remove some staining, Home teeth whitening is a cosmetic dental treatment that can provide patients with great results that whiten the colour of teeth which have discoloured over time. Teeth whitening, if maintained correctly, can leave you with results that last. As teeth whitening agents have varying levels of peroxide in them, all procedures should only be carried out by qualified dentists who use a clinically proven cosmetic dental treatment. The dentists here at Heritage Dental Group in Indooroopilly are highly skilled and use only the best approved materials. Whitening Gel used at Heritage Dental Group

What is involved in teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening procedures are typically carried out at home by the patient following a consultation with a dentist. Teeth whitening may not be appropriate for all patients, so before commencing any teeth whitening procedure it is best to discuss expected outcomes and time frames with us.

Where appropriate, we will take impressions of your teeth to prepare a custom-made ultra thin mouth tray. The tray is used to hold the bleaching gel close to the teeth. Whitening gel is placed in the tray which is then worn for up to 2 hours a day. Results are usually seen within two weeks. We will advise you on how long to wear the tray both initially and for maintenance.

In some circumstances, teeth whitening procedures are provided in the dental chair. 

The cost of teeth whitening will vary depending on the type of procedure. We will be able to provide you with a cost estimate prior to any treatment.

Call us for more information on 07 38783384 or email at info@heritagedentalgroup.com.au

20Apr

Regular Dental Check-ups

Regular Dental check ups

What goes on during a Regular dental check up visit?download

During your thorough dental check-up appointment at Heritage Dental Group in Indooroopilly, our dentist will evaluate the health of your gums, perform a head and neck examination (to look for anything out of the ordinary). They will also examine your mouth for any indications of gum disease, oral cancer, diabetes or vitamin deficiencies. Don’t be surprised if dentist examines your face, bite, saliva and movement of your lower jaw joints (TMJs). Our Highly Trained dentist will then clean your teeth and stress the importance of you maintaining good oral hygiene at home between visits. Flossing advice and importance.

While cleaning your teeth, the dentist will pay special attentiono the plaque and tartar as plaque and tartar can build up in a very short time in the absence of good oral hygiene between visits. If not removed, soft plaque can harden on the teeth and irritate the gum tissue. If not treated, plaque can lead to gum disease.

Your Regular Dental check-up                                                

-Thorough Check-up (including your neck, jaw and mouth)

-Radiographs (X-rays) to check the area in between the teeth.

-Scale and Clean (removing tarter/plaque build-up and polish your teeth)

Regular dental visits are important as they help to keep your teeth and gums healthy and help detect any problems on time. You should have a regular dental visit (takes 30-40 minutes) at least twice a year. Our dentists is available for longer hours and we are just up the road from the Indooroopilly Shopping Centre on Moggill Rd across from the Indooroopilly State School.Click here to read about our Teeth whitening specials

Call us on (07) 38783384 for more information or email at info@heritagedentalgroup.com.au

01Dec

Summer Tips-Brushing Flossing and Dental Check ups

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Looking after your Oral Health

While you are enjoying the summer holidays, Christmas and new year season, teeth are the last thing you want to worry about. We all love ice-cream, ice-blocks and chilled drinks to beat the summer heat. Here are few tips to help you fully enjoy your Christmas and summer while staying safe and looking after your oral health.

  • Keep Hydrated Keep hydrated, choose water over sugary drinks, soda or juice. There is a higher chance of getting dental decay when you have a dry mouth. By drinking lots of water every day you are helping to prevent tooth decay and you are also keeping your skin and gums healthy and moist.
  • Protect your smile– We recommended using a proper mouthguard while playing contact and outdoor games like soccer or basketball. Broken and cracked teeth are the most common sports injury. And always ask your dentist for the best fit custom mouthguard for you and your kids.
  • Change your toothbrush– Has it been 3 months since you last changed your toothbrush? This is the best time to get a new toothbrush for you and your family. For best results we recommend the usage of electric toothbrushes.
  • Protect your lips– Wear lip balm with SPF15+, with constant sun exposure your lips can get damaged, putting you at the risk of skin cancer and don’t forget the rest of your body.
  • Choose your snacks wisely, avoid sugars– With the festive season we all tend to dig into sticky treats, cakes, sugary and acidic drinks with family and friends. Try to choose healthy snacks like fresh fruits, nuts and cheese. Always try to rinse your mouth with water after having acidic and sweet foods.
  • Don’t forget to brush and floss– Establish a good morning and evening routine for kids and yourself to brush and floss daily. Choose the right toothbrush and toothpaste. Brushing tips
  • Have a regular dental check-up-Last but not the least, have you and your family had their dental check-up this year? Make regular dental follow up appointments. With summer holidays, you will have more time to go and see your dentist and if there is any problem, get it sorted before Christmas. What’s involved in a dental check up?

Regular six-monthly check-ups can detect any issues you may have and prevent it from getting worse. And we all love a white bright smile and fresh clean teeth.

Hope you will find all these tips helpful and informative. Please don’t hesitate to call us if you have any questions? Our experienced staff are here to help you and satisfy your queries.

Take care and enjoy your Summer and Christmas!

25Nov

Are your kids eligible for $1000 worth of free dental?

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We recommend six monthly dental check-ups for all kids. Our experienced dentist will show your kids how to brush and floss properly.

Kids will also receive Free Dental care kit to keep their teeth clean and healthy:)

Who is eligible for the Child Dental Benefit Scheme (Free dental)?

Children between the ages of 2-17

What dental treatment does the Child Dental Benefits Schedule cover?

At Heritage Dental Group, we offer the following treatments covered by the Child Dental Benefit Scheme:

  • Dental Check-ups
  • Teeth cleaning
  • X-Rays
  • Fillings
  • Fluoride treatment
  • Fissure Sealant
  • Extractions
  • Root Canal Treatment

Treatment under child dental benefit schedule is bulk billed, means no out of pocket expenses.

 

Please contact us on 07 3878 3384 or email  info@heritagedentalgroup.com.au for more information.

24Aug

Remember to spring clean your teeth this season:)

Spring is the season for new beginnings and fresh starts. Are you busy in spring cleaning? We spring clean our lives and living spaces, but how many of us spring clean our teeth?

3042433_xxl-MediumHeritage Dental Group would like to share three tips to help you refresh your oral hygiene routine and spring clean your teeth this season.

1. Replace your toothbrush (or electric brush head)

Take a moment to consider how long you’ve had your current toothbrush. Was there holiday music playing on the radio and a tree in your living room at the time? According to the Australian Dental Association, you should change your toothbrush every 3-4 months. When bristles are frayed or worn out, they aren’t able to clean teeth as effectively. So if you’ve had your toothbrush since winter, we highly recommend getting a brand new one for the new season.

2. Restock on supplies

As you organize and take inventory of your cleaning supplies this spring, don’t forget to replenish your oral cleaning supplies as well. Items such as floss, mouthwash, and toothbrushes are great to have stocked up for guests or travelling. Consider purchasing extra floss or a toothbrush to leave in your purse or vehicle in case of emergencies.

3. Schedule a professional teeth cleaning

Be sure to add a trip to Heritage Dental Group on your list of to-dos! Just like how our homes need a deep scrub, we recommend coming in for a check-up and a professional teeth cleaning at least twice a year. This season is a great time to schedule an appointment since we’re already in cleaning mode. What better way to prepare for a spring than with a healthy, pearly smile?

To schedule an appointment with us at Heritage Dental Group for your spring teeth cleaning or any other dental care needs, please call us on 07 38783384. We look forward to seeing you!

13Jun

Regular Dental Checkup

Regular Dental check-ups

What goes on during a Regular dental checkup?download

During your thorough dental checkup appointment, our dentists will evaluate the health of your gums, perform a head and neck examination (to look for anything out of the ordinary) and examine your mouth for any indications of gum disease, oral cancer, diabetes or vitamin deficiencies. Don’t be surprised if the dentist examines your face, bite, saliva and movement of your lower jaw joints (TMJs). Our dentists will then clean your teeth and stress the importance of you maintaining good oral hygiene at home between visits. They will also show you how to brush and floss properly during your check-up.

While cleaning your teeth, the Dentist will pay special attention to the amount of plaque and tartar as plaque and tartar can build up in a very short time in the absence of good oral hygiene between visits. If not removed, soft plaque can harden on the teeth and irritate the gum tissue. If not treated, plaque can lead to gum disease.

 

Your Regular Dental checkup                                                

-Thorough Check-up (including your neck, jaw and mouth)

-Radiographs (X-rays) if required to check the area in between the teeth.

-Scale and Clean (removing tarter/plaque build-up and polish your teeth)

-If required/requested fluoride treatment and brushing and flossing instructions.

-If requested advise and guidance in relation to teeth whitening.

Regular dental visits are important as they help to keep your teeth and gums healthy and help detect any problems on time. You should have a regular dental visit (takes 30-40 minutes) at least twice a year.

Call us on (07) 38783384 for more information or email at info@heritagedentalgroup.com.au

01Sep

Dental crowns and bridges – Heritage Dental Group

Dental crowns are a more permanent solution to dental restorations and cosmetic dental needs. They are custom-made to fit your teeth, replacing the natural surface of the tooth to give extra strength to teeth that have been weakened by extensive fillings, as a repair to broken and chipped teeth, and as an effective cosmetic improvement to the appearance of misshaped and discoloured teeth.