Greenland Dental Blog

Practical advice for good oral health

Our blog articles feature information about common dental problems and practical advice to help you maintain good oral health. We also post information about any changes to our services, including changes to health funds or government schemes we work with. All articles are written here at Greenland Dental, with input from our dentists and support staff. We welcome all suggestions, so don’t be afraid to ask us to post about a particular topic.

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Wearing a custom made mouthguard could save you or your child from a dental injury. Not only is a dental injury painful it can result in lifelong, expensive dental treatment.

A custom made mouthguard is designed to help absorb the shock of a blow to the jaw and to protect your teeth and soft tissues. Custom made mouthguards offer more protection than over the counter alternatives. 

Anyone who plays a contact sport, or sport where there is risk of accidental injury, should...

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February 10, 2020

Dental decay is the destruction of the tooth’s enamel and dentine (layer beneath enamel) by certain types of bacteria that live within plaque.

The bacteria converts sugars that we eat into acids. The acids then dissolve the important minerals, such as calcium and phosph...

Saliva plays an important role in keeping your mouth healthy.  Saliva prevents tooth decay by neutralising acids produced by bacteria as well as limiting bacterial growth by washing away food particles.   Saliva also enhances your ability to taste and makes it easier t...

December 24, 2019

Merry Christmas from the team at Greenland Dental 

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Greenland Dental will be open between Christmas and New Year excluding week-ends and public holidays.  It is possible we may close a little earlier than usual depending on our patient schedule.

If you a...

Your annual dental health insurance benefit is the maximum amount you can claim for a specific service.  Annual limits depend on your health fund and the level of cover you have.

If you haven’t claimed up to your yearly limit, this doesn’t roll over to the next year, it...

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