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Oral Health For your Infant and preschoolers

Posted by Anjalyn Kumar
13 Jan 2022

It is important to look after your child’s teeth right from the time their baby teeth come through as they are needed for proper chewing, speech development, strong face and jaw growth and most importantly they save space for the adult teeth which helps p...

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Is IV sedation right for you?

Posted by Kylee Smith
06 Dec 2021

Dental anxiety can create a huge obstacle to taking care of your teeth. Some 71 per cent of New Zealand women, and 59 per cent of men, were found to experience either moderate or extreme anxiety when faced with a visit to the dentist....

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The decline in dental attendance after 18

Posted by Kylee Smith
15 Jul 2020

It is estimated 65% of young adults do not visit the Dentist & Hygienist from the age of 18. Young adulthood is when incomes are often at their lowest, but untreated Dental decay is at its highest. ...

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why should i have a crown fitted after haveing a root canal treatment

Posted by Dr Katherine Fowler
03 Apr 2019

After multiple appointments and some expense, you’re out of pain and have successfully completed root canal treatment. So, what’s the next step? Prior to commencing root canal therapy (RCT) your...

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The Importance of Visiting your Dentist Regularly

02 Oct 2018

Here at Hobsonville Point Dental we recommend regular check-ups to ensure maintenance of health. However, whether due to phobia of the dentist chair or a hectic lifestyle regular check-ups can...

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Gum Problems During Pregnancy

07 Jun 2018

Pregnancy causes hormonal changes, increasing your risk for developing oral health problems like gingivitis and periodontitis or even pregnancy complications. Learn more about how to maintain the health of you and your unborn baby....

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Why Dental Cavities Need to be Treated

26 Apr 2018

Some people with dental cavities are always going to say “I don’t have the time to get that fixed”, even though they know that pain and discomfort shouldn’t be ignored,...

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How to Tell If You Need Fillings

29 Mar 2018

You should probably know by now that taking care of your teeth is a crucial part of your overall health. You of course need to brush and floss regularly, but...

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Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed the Right Way

23 Feb 2018

Know what exactly happens when you remove your wisdom teeth, what precautions to take before and after you remove it. Go through the process effortlessly with the correct knowledge....

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The Symptoms of Wisdom Teeth Coming In

15 Dec 2017

Wisdom teeth can be a painful problem, and the sooner you treat problematic ones the better and eassier it can be. Not sure what signs to look out for? Keep...

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