How dental aligners transform smiles

Smiling is good for you! It can help to relieve stress, improve mood and boost your immune system. It makes you feel better and creates a positive impression. In an ideal world, you’d smile often – and make others smile too. But what if you don’t like your smile? What if you have wonky teeth […]

Essential factors when choosing a local family dentist

Essential factors when choosing a local family dentist

It’s recommended that children have a dental check-up every 6 months to protect their teeth and reduce the risk of tooth decay. That means you’ll see your family dentist at least twice a year as your kids grow up. But how do you pick a great family dentist? One who your children feel comfortable with […]

Information about COVID-19

On 11th March, COVID-19 (coronavirus) was declared a pandemic by World Health Organisation. It is important to note that we always use universal precautions to disinfect our practice in compliance with Australian and New Zealand Standard 4815 for Infection Control, Dental Board’s Guidelines on Infection Control and Australian Guidelines for the prevention and control of […]

The Best Teeth Whitening Options For Healthier, Whiter Teeth!

teeth whitening

Here at Dent8 we can advise you on the most appropriate teeth whitening options for you.  Before commencing any teeth whitening treatment, it is important to have a thorough dental examination to check if there are any conditions that will affect the outcome of the teeth whitening process. Most importantly any untreated disease such as […]

Sports Drinks and dental decay

Sports drinks have become a highly marketing product that are promoted as a great way to hydrate and refresh after exercise. But just how beneficial are they? For elite athletes training at high levels of performance they can be a way of replenishing the body’s salt, glucose and electrolytes levels that were depleted during exercise. […]

Why Bother Filling Baby Teeth

child having dental checkup

I often get asked this question by worried parents. The other popular question is; “Aren’t they going to fall out soon anyway?”.   A child’s baby teeth (or deciduous teeth) start erupting from 6 months until 3 years of age.  These baby teeth are slowly replaced by adult teeth,(permanent teeth), from age 6 until age […]

Dental Anxiety

dental consultation

Anxiety associated with a visit to the dentist is common and affects 1 in 6 Australian adults1.  And is something that we manage at Dent8 Dental regularly. At our practice we make your visit as inviting and comfortable as possible with a family run dental surgery that has understanding staff.   We take the time […]

Crown and Bridge

Here at Dent8 we offer a range of crown and bridge options for you to choose from including beautiful Emax metal free crowns. Crowns are often used to support a tooth after it has been heavily filled or if it has had a root canal treatment. Crowns and bridges are made over 2 appointments. The first […]

Amalgam removal process

At your consultation at Dent8 Dental we will discuss the best filling materials to replace your amalgams with. We offer BPA free white resin and metal free crowns or porcelain inlays as options. We also have certified biocompatible high noble dental gold for cases that require a stronger material than the metal-free options. We ensure you are comfortable in […]

Dental Amalgam

Dental amalgam is a material used to fill teeth that is comprised of 50% mercury mixed with other metals and they appear grey, silver of black in the mouth.  Dental amalgam has been used to fill teeth for over 165 years and ever since its first use there has been controversy about its safety.   […]