How to get rid of cold sores. Forever.

How to get rid of cold sores at Warragul Dental Care

Ever noticed how cold sores appear at the worst time possible? Before a big event, a birthday, a holiday or a first date. It’s like they know you need to be on your absolute best and are determined to embarrass you! So how do you stop cold sores from appearing, and how do you stop them coming back? At Warragul Dental Care we have a secret weapon that’s quick, painless and super effective. What are cold sores? I know what you’re thinking, stop explaining what they are and tell me how to prevent them. But bear with us. It’s handy...

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Six easy dental New Year’s Resolutions

New year dental resolutions to keep your teeth strong and healthy

New year, new you? Nah, we like the old you! But there are a few tricks you can bring into your everyday life that we guarantee will keep your teeth and gums healthy and strong into 2019 and beyond. We’ve put our collective brains together and come up with 6 easy, cost effective resolutions that you can start doing today.  Give them a try and let us know how you get on. Drink more water Yes, that’s it. Just drink more water! It’s cost-effective and simple. Water is your friend, cherish it, nourish it and most of all, drink it! It's...

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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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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...

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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...

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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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