Kids visits info
Please read this before bringing your child here!!!
We are born with only two fears – of falling, and loud noises – all other fears in life are learned, including fear of dental treatment!
Children are NOT naturally afraid of dental visits – they are only ever nervous if they have been ‘pre-frightened’ by parents or peers.
Here are some essential tips about how to manage your child’s appointment with a dentist:
NEVER mention the words ‘pain’, ‘drill’, ‘needle, ‘hurt’ etc. – all this does is make a child concerned. They all
You can have a relationship with your dentist, but not with a health fund…
Health Insurance – Extras – Information to patients
Two very common questions we are asked are:
Which health fund should I join?
Is extras insurance worth it?
I will quote the CEO of the PHIAC (the Private Health Insurance Administrative Council), Mr Shaun Gath:
“having ‘extras’ private health insurance doesn’t make financial sense, and people would be better off paying for dental, optical and other general treatments out of their own pocket.”
“extras cover was an ‘irrational’ purchase for most people because the
There are many people aged 50 years or older with osteoporosis. Due to related fractures, osteoporosis is responsible for considerable morbidity and mortality.
Antiresorptive agents, like bisphosphonates, often are used to treat osteoporosis, lowering the risk of related fractures. In rare cases, use of antiresorptive agents has been associated with osteonecrosis of the jaw. However, the risk of developing osteonecrosis of the jaw (ARONJ) is low.
Although osteonecrosis can occur spontaneously, more commonly osteonecrosis has been reported after dental treatments — most often invasive procedures like tooth extractions — in patients treated