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How Do Dental Implants Work?

Dental implants are arguably the best tooth replacement option available these days. They offer a number of benefits over alternate replacement options like dentures or dental bridges/crowns. The physical implant itself is essentially a fake porcelain tooth, mounted onto a titanium screw which is implanted into the jawbone and gum tissue. 

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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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Your Dental Hygienist vs. Dentist - What is the difference?

We would like to explain the difference between a dental hygienist and a dentist - and why having both at your service here at Morrin Dental makes for the gold standard in dental care. 

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Denture Care: Knowing the Basics

Proper care for dentures is vital to maintaining that beautiful smile of yours. It is critical that you know how to take care of your dentures.  Just like natural teeth, deposits of plaque and calculus (tartar) can build up on dentures. 

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Why You Should Leave Tooth Whitening To A Professional

Everyone wants a bright smile. At Morrin Dental, we provide a tooth whitening procedure using the Zoom teeth whitening system. Our in-office whitening procedure offers our patients the opportunity to dramatically whiten their smiles.

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Cosmetic Dentistry – Smile Confidently Again with Veneers

Have you stopped smiling because you are ashamed of your discoloured or uneven teeth? Do you wish you had the beautiful white "pearls" of your favourite film star? Well, it’s probable that the celebrity smile you are envious of is because of veneers. With cosmetic dentistry and veneers, you too can have a smile to be proud of.

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You Might Have a Teeth Grinding Problem and Not Realise It

Many people who have teeth grinding remain unaware of it until additional health problems arise. Teeth grinding, also known as Bruxism is the grinding, clenching, or gnashing of the teeth, whether awake or sleeping. Those who grind their teeth while sleeping usually don't know that they do.

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How Dental Implants Work

If you have one or more missing teeth, you may be wondering how dental implants work. Dental implants are a great option to consider as a tooth replacement that will provide you with a functional, attractive, and durable smile for many years. 

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Taking Care of Your Crowns and Bridges

Dental crowns and bridges are common these days. They're required when a tooth or part of a tooth is missing; your dentist will help you decide which style is best for you. A crown or bridge will last for many years to come if you take good care of it.

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Creating a Winning Smile: Three Types of Cosmetic Dentistry You Need to Know About

Have you ever dreamed about having a winning smile? Are any of your teeth chipped, discoloured, missing, or do you have fillings that are visible to others? If so, there are three types of cosmetic dentistry that you need to know about.

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How to Choose the Best Cosmetic Dentist

Over the past decade, cosmetic dentistry has become more comfortable and accessible to more and more patients seeking to improve their smiles. Knowing how to choose the best cosmetic dentist is an important step in ensuring the most effective treatment. 

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4 Reasons to Choose a Children’s Dentist in Newcastle

When you're choosing a dentist, there are plenty of factors that go into the process. Sure, you need someone who is professional as well as someone who has enough open slots in the schedule to get you in when necessary. Here are a few tips to help choose the best children's dentist in Newcastle to keep your children's smiles bright and beautiful.

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How to Keep Your Pearly White Smile After Teeth Whitening

You've put in the time, effort, and money to have your teeth professionally whitened. Whether you're looking for pearly whites that are bright and pristine or simply hoping to lighten them up a few shades after years of coffee, soda, and other tooth-staining food consumption, you want to keep your new, lighter shade for as long as possible. By following these post teeth whitening tips, you'll be able to keep your pearly white smile in place for as long as possible.

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Children’s Dentistry: An Important Part of Maintaining Your Child’s Health

Tooth decay has become the most common childhood disease in modern times, according to Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC). With such a widespread epidemic, top of the line children's dentistry has become a necessity to maintain your child's overall health and ensure they grow up with a glowing smile. 

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Why Children’s Dentistry is so Important in Australia

According to the National Oral Health Plan untreated decay is still prevalent in children in Australia. However, children that visit an oral health practitioner at least once a year are significantly less likely to require extractions or filings.

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Learn About Our Hygiene Services and Save Yourself From Gum Disease Today

Gum disease is thought to affect around 20 per cent of Australian adults! It's an unsettling statistic, especially since gum disease is so easily prevented with regular dental cleanings and great oral hygiene. 

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3 Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Life

Is your smile conveying all that you'd like it to about who you are? Consider these three key ways that cosmetic dentistry and a better smile can potentially improve your quality of life:

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What is preventative dentistry?

Taking care of every part of your body is important. Being proactive about your health can keep your risk for problems low and this includes your mouth! Preventative dentistry helps you to take care of your teeth now so they stay healthy for the future!

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The Benefits of Teeth Whitening in Newcastle

If you have never had your teeth professionally whitened before, you may be wondering what the benefits of doing so includes. Here are just a few of the many reasons to consider professional teeth whitening in Newcastle.

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4 Different Reasons You Might Need Emergency Dentistry

Being caught in a dental emergency is never a fun situation, but it can be helpful to know what to do in some common dental emergency situations until you can see a dentist. Here are 4 different reasons you might need emergency dentistry and what you can do to relieve pain/discomfort in the meantime.

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Why Porcelain Veneers Are a Good Option for Newcastle Dental Patients

Having gaps in your teeth or ugly, discoloured or broken teeth can easily make you feel self-conscious and afraid to smile. But thanks to porcelain veneers, many Newcastle residents are smiling again. 

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How to Prepare Your Child for a Dentist Appointment

There's simply no understating the importance of children's dentistry, especially from a young age. By exposing young children to dental visits and routine cleanings early on, parents can set their children up for a lifetime of great dental hygiene. 

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3 Tooth Whitening Mistakes to Avoid

If you're unhappy with your teeth because they're yellowed and not as white as you'd like them to be, then you might be considering the option of cosmetic tooth whitening.

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Finding an Emergency Dentistry Practice

People don’t always just visit the dentist for check-ups. Dental emergencies, such as intense tooth pain and broken crowns and teeth, may require an urgent dental visit. So, what should you look for in a dentist when you require emergency dentistry attention in stressful situations?

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Morrin Dental receives an AustralianBusiness Quality Award

Morrin Dental has been recognized for service excellence in the 2015 Australian Business Quality Awards.

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Teach Yourself About Teeth Cleaning: 3 Things You Don’t Know But Should!

Anyone not living under a rock knows that oral hygiene is very important. We all know (or most of us anyway) the paramount importance of brushing and flossing our teeth regularly. But there are a lot of misconceptions about teeth cleaning and dental health. 

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Removable vs. Implant Retained Dentures for Newcastle Dental Patients

Losing teeth can be devastating, but thanks to dental advances, Newcastle dental patients who’ve lost their teeth can continue to eat and speak normally, as well as enjoy a full life. While some dental patients opt for removable dentures, others choose more permanent solutions such as those, which are implant retained. 

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Do you need dental implants? Get the who, what and where.

Have you ever considered getting dental implants? Should you consider them? Let's find out! Dental implants are essentially artificial roots for your teeth. Crowns are placed on top that both match and feel very much like your real teeth. They make a great alternative to both dentures and bridges.

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4 Etiquette Tips for Your Next Appointment With a Newcastle Dentist

Have an appointment with a dentist in Newcastle coming up? If so, then regardless of whether you're going in for a routine cleaning or a major dental procedure, there are some basic etiquette tips that you'll want to be mindful of before you show up. This way, you can stay in your dentist's good graces and ensure a more enjoyable experience for everybody involved. 

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Emergency Dentistry: 3 Reasons to See an Emergency Dentist

Finding yourself in the middle of a dental emergency can be very stressful, which is why having an emergency dentistry clinic you can trust for prompt care is so important. 

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Mouthguards in all Sports. Why not?

Whilst mouthguards are common place on rugby and hockey fields as well as in martial arts and boxing why is it that our sports people who play soccer, basketball or netball aren’t offered the same level of protection?

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What is the Difference Between Dental Crowns and Bridgework?

When you are worried about losing a tooth, the last thing you need to be thinking about is your new dentures.

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3 Simple Facts About Tooth Whitening

Here are three simple facts about tooth whitening

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Missing a Tooth? Consider Quality Dental Implants as a Solution

Whether you've worn uncomfortable dentures for years or you accidentally had a tooth knocked out at last week's football match, you need a quality solution for your missing tooth. For patients in good health, dental experts recommend dental implants.

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Improve Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

There are several techniques to choose from to improve your smile while at the same time helping you gain better oral hygiene, but it's important to get a professional consultation if you are considering cosmetic dentistry to see which procedure is right for you.  

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Can a Baby Get Tooth Decay? 3 Important Things You Should Know About Children’s Dentistry

Unfortunately, yes, tooth decay can happen in babies.  Too much sugar is usually associated with infant tooth decay.  

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Overcome Dental Phobias: 3 Ways We Can Help You Overcome Your Fear of Dentists

Did you know that being afraid of going to the dentist is very common? We understand and are here to help you relax in the dentist's chair. 

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4 Things to Consider when Choosing a Children’s Dentist

Choosing the right children’s dentist is an important decision. Your child’s first impression of dental professionals and the dental process will influence how they view dentistry for quite possibly the rest of their life. 

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Morrin Dental achieves Practice Accreditation

In July 2014 Morrin Dental became one of the first Dental Surgeries in the Newcastle area to achieve Dental Practice Accreditation.

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Morrin Dental Pre-School and School Visits

Our Dental Hygienists Kellie and Jennifer, along with Dental Assistant Kathryn have been visiting schools and pre-schools in our local area.
During the 30-40 minute session children are entertained through puppets, happy and sad teeth, sugar bugs, gigantic toothbrushes, dress ups and story time.
It is a fun and engaging experience for the children, which explores the process of decay, what to expect when visiting the dental surgery and what happens in a dental chair.

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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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The New Morrin Dental Website

We hope it becomes a source of information to new patients and a useful resource for those valued people already under our care.

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