Paltoglou Dental Centre Blog

Liuzzi Foundation Fundraising Dinner

Paltoglou dental loves supporting a worthwhile cause and tries to give back to the community whenever we can.  When Dr. George was approached by long term patients, the Liuzzi Family to help support the Annual Fred Liuzzi fundraising dinner there was no hesitation in his decision.   The foundation which was started by Fred’s children[READ MORE]

6 things to consider when choosing the right health fund for you.

      The announcement that health fund premiums will increase on April 1st 2014, has many people looking at their current coverage.  Paltoglou dental has decided to give our blog readers a few points to consider when choosing a Health Fund for your extras coverage.                           1. Avoid funds with “preferred[READ MORE]

Bring Your Smile Back to Life with Home Whitening…

              What is tooth whitening? A bleaching process that lightens discolouration of enamel and dentin What causes tooth discolouration? There are many causes, although the most common include: Staining substances (tea, coffee, tobacco) Trauma Nerve degeneration Is Whitening suitable for everyone? Almost anyone, determined on the individuals oral health[READ MORE]

Smoking and Your Oral Health

As the New Year is fast approaching, we are all thinking about resolutions.  One very common resolution is quitting smoking…  Nicotine is a vaso-constrictor (contracts the blood vessels) reducing the blood flow to the gum and bone. Usually infected gums (gingivitis/periodontitis) are red, puffy and bleed easily when brushed or bleed eating even the softest[READ MORE]

Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth Sensitivity Tooth sensitivity (dentine hypersensitivity) is a common concern for many of our patients, in fact close to half of the Australian population are affected by sensitive teeth! If hot, cold, sweet or very acidic foods and drinks, or breathing in cold air, makes your teeth or a tooth sensitive or painful then you[READ MORE]

Filling Wisdom Teeth? Not so wise…

For many years wisdom teeth have been causing strife amongst the population. Most problems are created due to the wisdom teeth being difficult to access for daily flossing and brushing. If the wisdom teeth have become impacted against the teeth in front they can create a pathological pocket which can be deeper than the width[READ MORE]

Fissure Seals

 Here at Paltoglou Dental Centre we aim to practice preventive dentistry to help avoid dental disease or to catch it in its early, more treatable stages. The application of Fissure Sealants is a great example! If the grooves & fissures of your teeth are deep and narrow it can be difficult to remove food and[READ MORE]

Dental Tourism… What you need to consider!

    There has been a recent focus on dental tourism in the news lately specifically as one of Australia’s leading Health Funds has announced that they plan to contract overseas facilities and offer offshore medical treatment packages. Paltoglou dental shares Australian Dental Association Federal President Dr Karin Alexander’s warning about the problems of dental[READ MORE]

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