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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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Cosmetic Dentistry: Why You Need It

Your smile is an important part of your life. It is one of the first things people see when you meet with them face to face and helps you to create a fantastic first impression. However, not everyone has a strong, healthy looking smile. In fact, some people are extremely ashamed of their smile.

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Four Common Myths About Gum Disease

Gum disease - otherwise known as periodontal disease - is an infection of the tissues surrounding the teeth. Although it's the leading cause of tooth loss in adults, it's often misunderstood. 

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Why are my teeth sensitive?

One of the most frequent concerns we hear at Morrin Dental is tooth sensitivity. Have you also been asking the question, "Why are my teeth sensitive?" If so, your first step is to please contact us. Self-diagnosis can lead to heightened fear a well as worsening, even dangerous conditions. Keeping your teeth healthy and strong is a team effort, and assessments like these are our job. 

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Tips on How to Keep Your Toddler’s Gums Healthy From Our Experienced Team in Children’s Dentistry

So many times we as parents are focused on the health of our toddler's teeth that we forget about ensuring their gums stay healthy as well. Healthy gums in toddlers can help prevent bacteria build-up and pain associated with teething. So, our experienced children's dentistry team would like to present you with some tips on how to ensure your toddler's gums remain healthy.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go? 5 Signs You Should See a Dentist in Newcastle

The next time you meet a person with great teeth, ask them how they maintain their healthy teeth and gums. No doubt, the response will include preventative care at home and regular trips to the dentist. Brushing, cleaning, flossing and professional check-ups are essential for a lifetime of oral health. But what about those times in between? How do you know when it's a tooth emergency? For what reasons should you call a dentist?

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Dental Emergencies: What They Are and How to Handle Them

In some cases, it's okay to wait until your regularly scheduled dental check-up to mention an oral health concern to your dentist. Some oral health concerns, however, are considered true dental emergencies and need to be treated as such. But how do you know what constitutes an emergency-- and the need for immediate care-- and what can wait? 

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For a Healthier Smile, Consider the Following Tips

Practicing good oral health habits is about much more than having a sparkling smile. In fact, studies show that dental health is closely tied to the body's overall health. Specifically, poor oral health has been linked to serious health conditions like heart disease and diabetes. To ensure you are doing all you can to maximize both your dental health and physical health, consider the following tips:

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Children’s Dentistry: 4 Tips to Make Your Child a Pro-Flosser!

Once your child's teeth are all erupted and are close together, you should start teaching your child to floss everyday! This usually occurs around the age of four. Here are four tips to make them a pro-flosser and get in the habit of flossing every day:

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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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