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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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How Does Your Diet Impact Your Dental Health?

Good oral hygiene is important for healthy teeth and gums. Here are a few simple steps that can decrease the risk of tooth decay and other dental problems.

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Children’s Dentistry: The Dental Dangers of Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is a common method of self-soothing for children under the age of three. For most, this habit goes away without incident as language develops and the child can better express feelings and needs. But prolonged thumb sucking that persists into early adolescence can cause significant problems for teeth, gums, and jaws. 

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What You Need to Know About Teeth Whitening

When meeting someone new, what is the first thing you notice? Their smile! A person's bright smile has the intensity to lure you in immediately. After all, a big, bright, confident smile offers an array of happiness and warmth to the visitors around you, as well as yourself.  Here is what you need to know about teeth whitening:

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The Importance of Preventative Dentistry: 6 Daily Preventative Measures to Maintain your Dental Heal

Here at Morrin Dental, we cannot stress the importance of preventative dentistry enough! A continued daily regimen to ensure optimal oral health is an integral part of your dental health plan. That is why we have compiled 7 daily preventative measures you should take in order to maintain your dental health:

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When Should Your Child Start Seeing an Orthodontist?

Crooked teeth are a concern for parents early on and of course parents want their children to have a beautiful smile and a healthy bite. But you may be wondering - what age should a child see an orthodontist?

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How to Treat Cracked Teeth

Unfortunately, discovering you have a cracked tooth may not be as easy as it sounds. Cracked teeth are not always visible, so if you have unusual tooth pain, it is best to get it checked out. Symptoms of cracked teeth includes sharp pain when chewing, sensitivity to hot, cold, and sweet foods, and having a hard time figuring out if the pain is coming from the top or the bottom of the tooth.

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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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