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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

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Is It Wise To Remove Wisdom Teeth? Geelong

What are Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth are the very last molar teeth to come out. This happens at around age 18-21. People usually have 4 wisdom teeth in total, but some people have less or none at all. In a modern day world, where we eat processed foods, which come from packets, humans no longer … Read more

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Preventing Dental Emergencies – Dentist Geelong

What are dental emergencies? Dental emergencies can be classified as a severely broken tooth, a painful tooth, trauma to the face and teeth, sports related dental injury, toothache, facial swelling, gum swelling, tooth access or a loose tooth. Some severe dental infections, left untreated, can also lead to limited mouth opening which could potentially compromised … Read more