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How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

December 12th, 2018 |
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From paralysing dental phobia to simply feeling iffy about going to the next check-up, there’s no getting around that many of us don’t like going to the dentist. We’re in a bright, white room, rendered helpless in a reclined chair, with a mouthful of metal clamps, spit sucking devices, and gloved fingers poking about. It’s enough to leave the most fearless of us uneasy! But with regular check-ups being the number one factor in maintaining healthy teeth through the years, feeling uneasy simply isn’t enough to avoid going. That’s why [...]

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Can Flossing Ever Be Bad for You?

November 1st, 2018 |
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This is for those 95% of us who don’t floss regularly. We all know that part of being an adult includes regular flossing. Morning and night – otherwise gum disease may set in. But truth is, we don’t floss as we should. And are there ever bad side effects to flossing that can offset or outweigh the benefits? If so, are there ways to achieve the same positive results as flossing, while avoiding the bad? Read on to learn whether you can retire the floss for good. Flossing 101 Commonly, flossing is considered a staple of dental hygiene. It ha [...]

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Beyond the Tooth Fairy – Tooth Traditions Around the World

November 1st, 2018 |
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Did you ever question the tradition of putting your tooth underneath your pillow in order to wake up to money in the morning once the tooth fairy had fluttered in to make her trade? Perhaps your own child asked you why the tooth fairy would pay for their teeth in the first place, and you came up short for an answer. Either way, here at The Townsville Dentist we decided to do a deep-dive into some of the strange and exciting history of the tooth fairy, and similar traditions from around the world. The tooth fairy The tooth fairy is a pervasive m [...]

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