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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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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