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This is the page where you’ll find helpful and interesting articles on keeping good oral health. If you are looking for an experienced and professional dentist on the Gold Coast to provide excellent care for you and/or your family, contact Ashmore Dental clinic.

Invisalign

August 14, 2020

Wearing and using your Invisalign aligners: Make sure you wear your aligners as per your dentist’s instructions, in most cases it is 20-22 hours per day. Before handling your aligners ensure your hands are clean. After removing your aligners ...

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Implants

August 14, 2020

As soon as you feel comfortable enough to eat you can do so. A soft diet is recommended. Please avoid drink and food products that are excessively hot for the first day as they may encourage bleeding. For 6 ...

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Extractions

August 14, 2020

What to expect: Depending upon the anesthetic used, typically you will be numb for a few hours following the extraction. Do not be alarmed if there is a small amount of blood oozing from the extraction area, where blood ...

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Take home whitening

August 11, 2020

When to use: It is best to whiten your teeth after having your professional cleaning procedures with a dental practitioner. We recommend waiting for a minimum of 2 days after your cleaning appointment before you start your bleaching process. ...

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Splints

August 11, 2020

In most cases, an occlusal splint is used in cases where the patient suffers from clenching and/or grinding of the teeth often resulting in TMJ (Jaw joint) issues and/or damage to your teeth. Splints are designed to discourage hyperactive ...

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Scale and clean

August 11, 2020

If your clean was a part of a routine maintenance appointment, it is not unusual to feel some sensitivity to both hot and cold afterward. This will subside within the next 2 days. If you had moderate to heavy ...

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Root Canal Treatment

August 11, 2020

Typically Root canal treatment is completed over 2-3 visits. In cases where all the recommended stages are not completed it can result in an infection. Damage caused by this infection can result in tooth loss and damage to supporting ...

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Fillings

August 11, 2020

After a filling is placed you are able to consume both food and drinks as desired. However, if you have been given anaesthetic and are numb, it is advisable that you wait for the numbness to wear off (approximately ...

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Denture maintenance

August 11, 2020

Insertion and removal: At the final denture appointment your dentist would have shown you how to both insert and remove your denture. Be mindful not to force your denture into place. If you are having trouble with your denture, ...

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Crown and Bridge

August 11, 2020

You can expect that your Crown and Bridge procedures will take two visits to complete. First appointment: At the first appointment, which is the longer of the two, your tooth will be prepared for the crown/bridge. The dentist will ...

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