How to access FREE Dental care for your kids

Kids eh? They certainly can cost us a bit over the years! But the good news is that when it comes to caring for their teeth, you may be eligible for free dental care. Eligible families can receive up to $1000 free dental care over two consecutive years. The means-tested benefit came into effect on 1st January 2014. Under the schedule, children aged between 2 and 17 years who are in a family that receives Family Tax Benefit Part A, or a relevant Government payment, are entitled to a wide range of basic dental services. These include dental assessments, cleaning...

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Straight teeth in just 6 months and your fairytale ending

The idea of braces can be daunting. They can be on for years and involve regular tweaks and check-ups at the Dentist. We get it - sometimes you just want is a quick fix! Well believe it or not, a quick fix does exist, and the team at Warragul Dental Care are able to make it all happen. The answer is fast-track braces. They can be on for just 6 months and will give you straight teeth and your dream smile. They’re the perfect option for a special event - a wedding, debutante ball or a special birthday. They work...

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What is fluoride and why do I need it?

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Each time you pick up a toothpaste tube or go to the dentist, you’re surrounded by this thing called ‘fluoride’. It sounds pretty important, and it’s definitely hard to spell. So what is it? Well, fluoride is actually a naturally occurring compound that can be found in plants, rocks and at very low levels in almost all fresh water. Fluoride is important for teeth because it helps prevent the dreaded tooth decay. Tooth decay occurs when acid destroys the outer surface of the tooth. The acid is produced by bacteria in the mouth and caused by consuming food and drinks...

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