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Is It Wise To Remove Wisdom Teeth?

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

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

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Where Does a Toothache Come From?

What Is a Toothache? A toothache is a severe painful experience associated with one, or a number of teeth. It may feel like that side of the mouth or face is painful. In severe cases, a toothache can feel like it spreads to the jaw joint, ear and even head. Patients can even report having … Read more

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Cosmetic Dental Treatment

Your Smile Relates to Your Self-Confidence! Our smile is not only one of the first things others will notice, it’s also a large contributor to our self confidence. Teeth which are missing, crooked, broken, discoloured, chipped or decayed can cause a lot of embarrassment and grief to patients. Patients at Corio Central Dental, often mention … Read more

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Children at the Dentist – Do’s and Dont’s!

Your Child’s Dental Appointment Many parents worry and stress about how their children will cope with a dental appointment. Whether it’s just a check-up or a booking for dental treatment – the idea can be daunting. Will my child feel comfortable? Will the dentist be nice? Will it hurt? Will there be needles? And the … Read more

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I Brush Twice A Day But Still Have Cavities?

Why is dental decay the most common disease on the planet?? We have all seen Colgate and Oral B commercials – promising to fight tooth decay and keep your teeth healthy. We have all heard about the apple a day, keep the doctor away story. Well, yes, technically that’s all true, but that’s only one … Read more

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Getting Your Man To A Dental Appointment

It’s For My Partner, Dad, Son Boyfriend… It’s almost every day that we get a phone call from a female, complaining of a broken tooth or a toothache, asking for treatment costs and appointment times. It’s only when we begin to make the booking that she usually says “ohh.. it’s not for me it’s for … Read more

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Dentist Tourism

Travelling Overseas For Dental Work? Travelling outside of Australia, to less developed countries to have teeth fixed is becoming a popular choice for patients. The cost of treatment is the biggest factor behind this trend. Each week, here at Corio Central Dental, we see a number of patients who experience financial hardship in their lives … Read more