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Child Dental Benefits Schedule

Morrin Dental has made the decision to bulk bill those eligible for the Child Dental Benefits Scheme to ensure dental treatment is provided gap free to those children who can least access it. 
CDBS will provide eligible children who receive certain government benefits – such as Family Tax Benefit Part A – with access of up to $1000 in benefits, capped over a two calendar year period that can be used towards the provision of certain “basic” dental services for children aged between 2 and 17.

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Six Different Ideas to Make Tooth Brushing Fun for Kids

We know its hard to get your kids to brush their teeth, but we all know that healthy teeth are very important for you child! Oral health is important and very closely linked to your overall health even if your child just has baby teeth. But how exactly do you get your kids to brush their teeth willingly? Here are 6 ideas to make tooth brushing fun for kids so that they might even ask to be brushing them when it's bedtime!

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Four Simple Steps for Coping with Dental Phobia

It is common to have some degree of anxiety associated with going to the dentist. However, for some people, the fear of dental treatment becomes so extreme that it turns into an actual phobia. This is problematic because many patients suffering from dental phobia cope by avoiding the dentist's office altogether. 

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Is it a Cavity or Something Else? Three Potential Causes of Tooth Pain

It is one of the most common reasons that people seek dental care: the dreaded toothache. At its best, a toothache is a nuisance; at its worst, a toothache is excruciatingly painful. But what is the culprit behind that aching tooth of yours? Decay, of course, is a likely possibility. However, there are several other potential causes of toothache that aren't as widely known.

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Gum Disease and Heart Disease: What is the Connection?

When considering oral health, most people likely think of preventing cavities and maintaining a sparkling smile. While these are certainly components of good oral health, there is a much larger reason to make the health of your mouth a priority: your heart. 

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Sports Dentistry Newcastle: Preventing Dental Injuries

When playing sports, it is imperative to protect the mouth. Left unprotected, the teeth, jaw, and gums can easily suffer serious dental injuries. One piece of equipment every sports player should have is a custom-fit mouth guard. 

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What is TMJ Disorder and How can I Treat it?

Grinding the teeth (sometimes called Bruxism) can cause serious damage to both the teeth and jaw. 

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How can Newcastle Dentistry Help You: What You Need to Know About Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Are you suffering from inflammation, aches and pains in your jaw, bleeding gums or tenderness around the gum area at the back of your mouth? Odds are, you are suffering from impacted wisdom teeth – an ailment that can occur in even the healthiest of individuals. 

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Are you a Good Candidate for Porcelain Veneers in Newcastle?

Countless people around the world are unhappy with their smiles. Sometimes, this discontent comes from having teeth that are chipped or broken. Other times, people hide their smiles from the world because their teeth are discoloured. Fortunately, there are options available today to help people with flawed teeth regain confidence in their smiles. One of those options, porcelain veneers, are thin, custom-made shells that cover the front of the teeth, resulting in an improved appearance and, subsequently, boosted confidence.

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3 Ways Parents can Soothe Children’s Dental Fears

Proper dental care is important for children. This is something that can keep their teeth healthy and put them on the right track for their adult teeth. However, many children have a few fears about going to the dentist. Luckily, there are some things that parents can do to help ease their discomfort.

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Find a Family Dental Practice in Newcastle

If you are new to Newcastle, or just have never found a good dentist that works for your whole family, check out Morrin Dental, a Newcastle family dental practice. Not only is Morrin Dental an excellent and modern practice to receive dental care, but we cater to the needs of your whole family.

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