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Smile Makeover in Geelong

No braces, smile makeover in Geelong One of the biggest reasons patients feel embarrassed to smile is because they are not happy with the way their teeth look. We absolutely LOVE to surprise our patients and help them achieve a better smile in sometimes, a single visit, without any braces or Invisalign. A smile makeover … Read more

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Why do I have bad breath?

What is bad breath? A foul odour coming from the mouth is called halitosis. Bad breath is most commonly caused by bacteria. There are a number of reasons for this, the most common being dental decay and gum disease. Reasons for bad breath: tooth decay gum disease impacted wisdom teeth poor oral care smoking dry … Read more

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Are you a victim of teeth grinding?

What is teeth grinding? Bruxism is the official name for teeth grinding together, when they should be at rest. This is unnatural activity and causes many negative consequences. Top and bottom teeth should only be in contact for about 20mins each day. This includes activities such as speaking, chewing, swallowing. When, not in use, top … Read more

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Why do I have bleeding gums?

Bleeding gums: Bleeding gums are one of the most common dental problems that we see at Corio Central Dental. Patients usually experience bleeding gums for a long time or even most of their life and learn to live with this condition. Bleeding gums are the body’s way of letting you know that something is not … Read more

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Dental Implants Geelong

What are dental implants Geelong? Dental implants Geelong are becoming a very popular option to replace missing teeth, and for good reason! Implants are the closest possible treatment option to a natural tooth. They consist of a metal screw (artificial root) which is placed in your jaw and a porcelain crown (artificial tooth). Once placed … Read more

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Oral Cancer and You

What is oral cancer? Oral or mouth cancer is used to describe a group of cancers that start in the region of the mouth. Most common sites are lips, tongue and floor of the mouth. It can also start in the cheeks, gums, roof of the mouth, tonsils and even salivary glands.   What are … Read more

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Sensitive Teeth

The start of winter means that we are getting into some pretty low temperatures in the mornings and evenings. This also means that some of us will start to notice that the cold air may feel quite painful on our teeth, if we are exercising outside for example, and mouth breathe. Sensitive teeth is a … Read more

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Do you have the best dentist in Geelong?

Do you have the best dentist in Geelong? We live in a fast-paced world where technology is ever changing, expectations placed upon us are higher than ever and time is always lacking. Materialistic possessions and monetary achievements are highly valued. Dentists and dental practices have a reputation of being expensive, money hungry, judgemental and indifferent. … Read more

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Dental appointments during pregnancy

Is it safe to have dental treatment when pregnant? It’s extremely important to make sure you don’t have any infections or disease relating to your teeth and gums during pregnancy. Dental appointments during pregnancy can either be check-ups or actual treatment. Check-ups are very safe and an excellent idea, to have during your pregnancy. If … Read more

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Dental Insurance – How Much Do I Get Back?

How much? One of the most commonly asked questions we hear from patients at Corio Central Dental is; How much will my treatment cost?It’s a question that we always try to answer, before starting any dental treatment and offer as many treatment options as possible, in various price ranges. We hope you find the following … Read more