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CoVid-19 and Safe Dentistry

COVID-Safe Dentistry – a patient’s checklist for safe treatment All routine dentistry can resume for patients, for whom there is no detected health or epidemiological risk factors for COVID-19 infection. How do you know if you are at risk of having contracted or being...

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After Covid-19

After Covid-19

Where do we go from here? Now that the transmission of the COVID-19 virus in Australia is under control, we can start to prepare to offer treatment providing permanent relief from dental problems.  Relaxation of level 2 restrictions, back to level 1 has taken place...

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Covid 19 update 21 April 2020

Covid 19 update 21 April 2020

  COVID 19 update -  21 April 2020 Reduced restrictions on dentistry  Following a meeting of the Prime Minister and the Australian Health Precautions Principle Committee (AHPPC) on 21st April 2020, a relaxation of medical treatment restrictions was approved.  The...

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Covid19 & Easter 2020

Covid19 & Easter 2020

At times of stress our immune system seems to drop its defences. Right now many people are feeling that stress both from the daily news on the COVID-19 pandemic figures and worrying about the effect it is having on their financial well-being. Both these topics are...

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NQSD Operation During Covid-19

NQSD Operation During Covid-19

NQ Surgical Dentistry  in Townsville remains open during the current COVID-19 pandemic for the treatment of patients suffering from severe pain and/or infection only. ALL routine dental treatment is deferred for all patients until COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed. We...

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Don’t forget to Brush during the rush!

Don’t forget to Brush during the rush!

Christmas is getting closer folks, and we are all trying to tie up those loose ends at work and finish off all those little jobs that remain outstanding. While we work ourselves up to a crescendo we also receive all those Christmas drinks and party invites to attend,...

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Dental Hygienists Save Implants

Dental Hygienists Save Implants

Dental Hygienists Saves Your Dental Implants Implants can be a great way to replace missing teeth.  However, like your natural teeth, dental implants also need to be looked after carefully to keep them healthy. This involves good patient care and regular dental...

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Bone Grafting May Be Required

Bone Grafting May Be Required

Why is bone grafting performed? Following tooth extraction, there follows a period of healing during which there is loss of bone from around the tooth socket.  This takes place over a few months but continues at a slower rate over the years that...

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Screw in Teeth!

Screw in Teeth!

  CAN YOU SCREW IN TEETH? More and more patients are asking us “do you do screw in teeth”? They’ve seen the ​​magazines and the ads on TV and either they can’t smile or they can’t eat very well and want a solution they can live with. THE WAY IT WAS False teeth in...

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Lecturing Background by Dr Priestland

Lecturing Background by Dr Priestland

Dr Colin Priestland has been involved in oral surgery for over 30 years and implant dentistry for 20 years. Over that time, he has benefited from working with some highly experienced surgeons, prosthodontists and researchers who have been his mentors.  Colin...

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Failing teeth and what can be done? Part 2

Failing teeth and what can be done? Part 2

There are solutions for your failing teeth, and part two aims to briefly outline all your options The most attractive options for an increasing number of people is an advanced approach that more and more patients are choosing to replace failing teeth.  The options...

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