What are the different types of braces?

Wide range of braces at Warragul Dental Care

And more to the point, which braces are right for you? Have you seen all the choices out there for braces at the moment? It’s hard to know where to start! And they all have a different look, feel, price tag – so how do you know which braces will work best for you? At Warragul Dental Care we offer Invisalign braces, traditional wire and bracket braces and the amazing short-term (or ‘fast-track’) braces. The main differences come down to aesthetics, timeframes and whether you have any significant underlying bite problems. Some people just want a beautiful smile for their...

Read More

Same day crowns to save you time

Our CEREC machine is the latest technology in crowns. It makes crowns in just one appointment, which gives you more time to do the things you enjoy. Dentistry is always upping its game, and here at Warragul Dental Care we’ve got our fingers on the pulse to keep up with all the latest technology. When it comes to crowns we knew we had to make a change. The old process was so long and took up your valuable time with multiple appointments and a long wait while your crown was being made. Our CEREC technology changes all that - we...

Read More

Happy gas for nervous patients

We know sometimes you don’t want to come and visit us, and we promise - we don’t take it personally. We have a lot of nervous patients who find it hard to get to the dentist including those with a phobia about dental treatment. A fear of the dentist is surprisingly common and while we can’t take away your anxiety, we do have solutions to get the dental treatment you need. At Warragul Dental Care we offer nitrous oxide, or happy gas, to relax your nerves and make dental treatment feel like a walk in the park. We've treated a...

Read More

Everything you need to know about teeth whitening

How many times have you glanced at someone’s smile and thought ‘wow! I wish my teeth looked that white’? We all get a bit of tooth-envy every now and then, but did you know it’s easier than you think to have your own set of pearly-whites. At Warragul Dental Care we offer a great range of teeth whitening options including our take-home package, the in-chair option (where the treatment is performed in the Practice) and our Platinum whitening package that promises your teeth will be the whitest they possibly can. But before you start your transformation to Hollywood A-lister smile,...

Read More

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...

Read More

What is fluoride and why do I need it?

Braces at Warragul Dental Care

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...

Read More