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Oral Health Care and Dental Issues During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can lead to dental problems in some women. Just like the rest of your body, your teeth, gums and mouth are affected by hormonal changes. Visiting a dentist and dental hygienist regularly is highly recommended both for your own wellbeing and for that of your unborn child. You should also be assured that oral […]

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General Dentistry

Do you snore? How do you know if you have sleep apnoea?

Sleep apnoea is a common sleeping disorder caused when your regular breathing is interrupted during sleep. This may be either a partial, or total, temporary cessation in the ability to breathe. An apnoea event is classified as an obstruction of the airway for ten seconds or longer. Sleep apnoea is a serious medical condition, and […]

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Children's Dentistry, Preventative Care

When should you first take your child to the dentist?

Did you know that dental caries (tooth decay) is the most common chronic disease in children? It is about five times more common than asthma1. In New South Wales, 40% of children aged 5-6 years have evidence of dental decay, and yet the disease is mostly preventable2. Whilst waiting until your child has a full […]

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Preventative Care

AIRFLOW® and Guided Biofilm Therapy: Introducing the latest technology in preventative dental care

We are excited to introduce the EMS AIRFLOW® ONE. This is a new, advanced machine that uses Guided Biofilm Therapy, which is the latest technology in preventative dental care. Guided Biofilm Therapy is a more effective and more comfortable way to remove dental plaque (dental biofilm). It greatly reduces the need to use traditional ultrasonic […]

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Orthodontics, Preventative Care

What is Tooth Mousse?

Tooth Mousse is a topical oral health product that was developed at the Melbourne Dental School, University of Melbourne. Tooth Mousse comes in the form of a foamy crème, and is available in a range of flavours including: Melon, Strawberry, Tutti-Frutti, Mint and Vanilla. Tooth Mousse contains casein (a major milk protein), as well as […]

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Children's Dentistry, Preventative Care

Early Childhood Caries

ECC Dental Treatment in East Gosford, Central Coast, NSW. This blog provides detailed information about early childhood caries, which we hope you find helpful. Regular dental check-ups and cleans are important to help keep your child’s teeth healthy. At VC Dental, we are experienced in dentistry for young children and we provide a range of […]

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