Introducing Dogtor Bruce: Australia’s first certified dental therapy dog

At Warragul Dental Care we make it our mission to help nervous or anxious patients get the help they need. We don’t like to think of people suffering in pain because they’re afraid to come to the Dentist. So, in addition to our relaxing comforts like Netflix, blankets and headphones, we thought we’d bring in a little furry friend to give our patients a reassuring nudge….meet our dental therapy dog, Dogtor Bruce.   What’s a dental therapy dog? A therapy dog is specially trained to help people overcome certain obstacles in their life. A dental therapy dog is trained to help...

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What to say to your kids when they come to the dentist

Bringing your kids to the dentist doesn't need to be stressful. Just follow these top tips.

It can be hard to break old habits. It wasn’t long ago that people emitted a small groan at the thought of a trip to the Dentist, but times have changed and dentistry has come a long way in a short time. Nowadays we don’t remove teeth unless absolutely necessary, great oral hygiene means a visit is more for a check-up than a ‘fix, and the best bit….we have Netflix! And that’s the message we’d love you to teach your children (not the Netflix bit, the part about the Dentist being fun and not scary). So what’s the best way...

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