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Oral B Vitality Sensitive Clean now in stock!

We now have the Oral B Vitality Sensitive Clean electric toothbrushes in stock! They are available from reception for a cost of $30. Studies do show that using a powered toothbrush reduces plaque and gingivitis more than a manual toothbrush in both the long and short...

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Update – Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS)

Child Dental Benefits Schedule continues to operate On 23 April 2016, the Australian Government announced its intention to close the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) from 1 July 2016. As the legislation was not passed by Parliament before the Government entered...

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Welcome to our new website! We hope that you find the information on here helpful, and the site easy to navigate. Make sure you check out the Patient Information tab for more information on our services, as well as our About Us page for a bit about our practitioners....

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Gum disease

Gum disease Gum disease has been linked to medical conditions such as heart attack and diabetes as well as general ill health. Although symptoms such as bleeding or receding gums, bad breath and loose teeth are common, they are often ignored as there is no associated...

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Oral piercings

Before you decide to get an oral piercing, always consider the effect it can have on your mouth. Possible risks of oral piercings (particularly tongue piercings) may include: infection chipped or cracked teeth gum damage nerve damage (resulting in loss of sensation in...

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I’m looking at changing health funds. What should I do?

Albany Dental is affiliated with Bupa, HCF and CBHS. This means we follow their fee schedule for preventative care. We recommend that you investigate which fund/s would offer you the best cover for your medical requirements. The Australian Dental Association now has...

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What is fluoride and why do I need it?

  Fluoride is a naturally-occurring mineral, not an artificial compound or medication like it is sometimes perceived to be. Fluoride is found in fresh and salt water, vegetables and grains, rocks and soil. This naturally occurring mineral plays a critical role in...

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