Do you have a missing tooth that needs replacing? Have you been putting it off as you’re not sure who to contact or what is involved? Perhaps it’s time to consider a dental implant. Dental Implants are now a very successful and accepted treatment option to replace lost teeth permanently. Over the last 15 years we
DID YOU KNOW: Drinking 1 can of soft drink a day can make you 5kg fatter a year! Australians consume more that an astonishing 1.4 billion litres of sugary drinks a year and the Australian Dental Association (ADA) advises that the over consumption of fizzy, sports and energy drinks can have a detrimental effect to
Great article below from Medical News Today on Periodontal Health and Pregnancy: When a woman becomes pregnant, she knows it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle to ensure both the health of herself and the health of her baby. New clinical recommendations from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the Eurpean Federation of
We often get asked, ‘how do I know when I need a periodontist and not a dentist?’ A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists are also experts in the treatment of oral inflammation. Periodontists receive extensive training in
In this great article by Claudia Hammond on the BBC website, find out how what’s true for horses may not be true for us. The phrase “long in the tooth” comes from the practice of gauging a horse’s age by the length of its teeth. Nineteenth century horse-traders were not a particularly trustworthy bunch, so a wise buyer would often
Foundation Dental Services are looking forward to expanding our Sunshine Coast Service with new rooms set to open by Christmas 2013. Want to see a “sneak peek” of the draft layout? Click here for a virtual tour.
Recently Dr John Carrigy, Dr Bronwyn Carrigy (FDS) and Dr Simon Moore (Brisbane Oral Pathology Services) were invited by Professor Callum Durwood (Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, International University) if they would help with the delivery of the teaching and dental programs in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Here are some photos from their trip:
Before you take your next sip of diet soda, read this article on how it can damage your teeth as badly as methamphetamine or crack cocaine, according to a new study from the US. By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) — Heavy consumption of diet soda can damage teeth as badly
Whether your teeth are in great nick or in need of some care, here is a nifty little video with some helpful hints about seeing your dentist. For all your specialist dental needs, give us a call on 3878 2519 to book an appointment with one of the experienced Foundation Dental Services Team.