Emergencies during COVID-19 Lockdown?

Dental Emergencies during COVID-19 Lockdown?

  To contain the spread of Covid -19, our Government has imposed Level 3 restrictions for Dentist. What does it mean? Well, currently, dentists are allowed to treat patients only with acute dental infection, severe pain or swelling, trauma or ulcers. Any procedures which can cause aerosols, are strictly not allowed with the exception of […]

Stay Aware & Safe during COVID-19 lockdown

: Stay Aware & Safe during COVID-19 lockdown

In the wake of the global pandemic, the novel coronavirus (COVID–19), we understand that social distancing is one of the most important preventive step. As healthcare professionals in today’s time, we request you to adhere to the various rules and regulations set aside by the World Health Organization (W.H.O) and DHHS.VIC.GOV.AU. If we could work […]

How can Children Who Brush Their Teeth Regularly Get Tooth Decay?

This is a question we are asked quite frequently here at Northcote Family Dental, and from parents who we know look after their children’s teeth. Tooth decay can be caused by poor oral hygiene, but other factors can increase the risk of cavities. Some Children’s Teeth are Different Researchers who have studied childhood tooth decay […]

Easy Dental Health Tips for Busy Mums

As a mum, you want the best for your family, and that includes great dental care. The good news is that excellent oral health needn’t take very long and can be fitted into even the busiest of schedules. Begin with Brushing Regular tooth brushing is the most important thing you can do to ensure your […]

What Happens to Teeth When You Age?

Ageing can create a whole host of changes to your mouth, but there is still a lot you can do to help ensure your teeth and gums remain in great shape. General Wear and Tear Teeth are incredibly strong, but exposure to acidic foods and the mere act of chewing foods can gradually wear them […]

Welcome to Our First eNewsletter

Everyone here at Northcote Family Dental would like to extend a very warm welcome to our first eNewsletter. Our dental practice has been proudly serving our local area for over 60 years and has continually updated our technologies, skills and services during this time. With your permission, our monthly eNewsletter is an effective way for […]

Did You Know Vitamin D Deficiencies are Visible in Dental X-Rays?

Human teeth are well-known for recording valuable information about dental and general health, including Vitamin D deficiencies (rickets). A deficiency is visible in microscopic dentine deformities. Dentine is found just underneath the tough outer layer of tooth enamel protecting teeth. However, to assess these deformities teeth must be cut open, which is why dental x-rays […]

Brighten Your Smile with a Professional Teeth Whitening Treatment

A brighter smile is naturally attractive, and the safest and fastest way to whiten your teeth is with a professional treatment. We use the very best whitening products available only to dental professionals, as our main priority is to ensure treatment is safe and appropriate. Before we prescribe any whitening treatment, our dentist Northcote will […]