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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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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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