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Maintaining good oral hygiene goes beyond just brushing your teeth. Flossing plays an important role in keeping your pearly whites in great condition. At Studfield Dental Group, we want our patients to understand not only the importance of flossing but also how to do it correctly. What is flossing? Flossing is a dental hygiene routine […]

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What Are Fluoride Treatments? Fluoride treatments involve the application of a concentrated fluoride solution to the teeth. It is a mineral that has proven benefits for dental health, especially in preventing tooth decay and cavities. During a fluoride treatment, our dentist may use a gel, foam or varnish containing a higher concentration of fluoride than […]

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If you’ve seen the toothpaste commercials about gum disease, there’s a good chance you might only think the condition is a risk for problems like bad breath or mild bleeding (gingivitis.) But actually, advanced gum disease — or periodontitis — goes much, much deeper. In fact, it can affect your overall health. Can Oral Biofilm […]

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Many patients see braces as something that will only improve the appearance of their smile.  This can in fact affect your self-confidence, but braces also have other benefits that many aren’t aware of. Misaligned teeth can cause functional issues too, which can be improved by braces.  The professionals at Studfield Dental Group in Wantrina South […]

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The dental term used to describe teeth grinding and clenching is “bruxism.”  This is a condition that many  patients suffer from, and can be caused by stress. You may even be doing it at night in your sleep and aren’t aware of it, or it could be a daytime habit that you’re trying to break. […]

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The team at Studfield Dental Group in Wantrina South understands that going to the dentist can be quite frustrating for some people.  Especially when you don’t understand the terminology used to describe your treatment. A couple of common procedures performed in dentistry are crowns and veneers.  You may have heard these terms used interchangeably.  While […]

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Part of every dental checkup includes an oral cancer screening.  During this exam, our dentist will inspect your soft tissues for suspicious lesions and pathology.  Some of the areas we look at include the lips and tongue, along with the roof and floor of the mouth and your throat. If you’ve noticed areas of concern […]

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Dental abscesses typically mean one thing: an infected nerve inside of your tooth. If you don’t treat it soon enough, you may lose the tooth entirely. In extremely rare situations, abscesses can spread to other parts of the face or even into the brain. Although this is not extremely common, it does re-emphasise the importance […]

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Does it seem like no matter what you do, you’re constantly getting new cavities each year? Although there may be some genetic and hereditary reasons behind an elevated cavity risk, there are several things you can do to reduce the frequency and amount of developing tooth decay. Here are a few of the tips that […]

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Replacing your missing teeth has never been so successful than it is with the modern dental implant. Studfield Dental Group offers comprehensive implant treatment in Wantrina South. The catch? You need to be a candidate for treatment! Your Current Oral Health Status  We choose to place implants in mouths that are healthy and stable, to […]

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