Dental Industry News Archives - Corinna Dental Group

Overseas Dental Holidays

The Australian Dental Association strongly recommends that Australian’s adopt a ‘buyer beware’ approach when considering Overseas Dental Holidays. Dental Tourism (where you take an overseas trip with the primary purpose of having dental treatment performed) is increasing in prevalence. The attraction seems to be cost-based: the strength of the Australian dollar means that an individual …Read More

The Real Cost of Dental Tourism

Dental Tourism, where someone takes an overseas trip with the primary purpose of having a dental treatment done, is increasing in prevalence especially during the holiday season. Overseas dental holidays often don’t just include complex dental treatments, but will include a complete accommodation and tour package as well. 

Dental Health Week 2013

Welcome to Dental Health Week. This year the theme is “Young Adults Aged 18-30 Years”. The aim of this promotion is to make young people aware of the issues that are likely to cause damage to their teeth, in the hope that this knowledge will ensure that teeth last well beyond their 30th birthday. Some …Read More

Gangnam Style to Brush Teeth Effectively

There have been several toothbrushes invented to make the task of brushing teeth an effective and enjoyable one. There’s one toothbrush that uses an app to keep track of your brushing; and then there’s others that play music while you brush. Recently, a musician and dental professional recognised a musical formula which establishes the pattern …Read More

Leading UK Beverage Manufacturers to Reduce Sugar Levels in Products

Sugary beverages have often been cited as one of the possible causes for the increasing incidence of obesity and tooth decay. In Australia, a report by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare showed that 60 per cent of adults are overweight. Tooth decay is shockingly prevalent among Aussie children. You can read that report here: …Read More

February 2013 Round Up

It’s been another busy month- with a very wet ending! The kids are back at school, the Royal Canberra show has been and gone, and Canberra is preparing for it’s big Centennial Celebrations next month. We’ve shared stories about healthy school lunches, how more toothbrush designs are constantly being developed and what you can do …Read More

Seaweed For Brushing Teeth?

Toothbrushing is the standard way to clean the teeth at home and toothpastes work as cleaning agent. However, while effective, toothpastes don’t reach all the parts of the teeth where bacteria hide and accumulate. Researchers from the UK found that seaweeds have certain enzymes that could “cut through” plaque on the surface of teeth and …Read More

Green Is For Go! Colour-Coded Food Labels Identify High-Sugar Foods

Kids generally don’t read labels of food packaging so they are probably not very often aware of all the hidden sugars in the processed foods they commonly enjoy. The British Dental Health Foundation supports a proposal by the British Heart Foundation and the Children’s Food Campaign to adapt a nutritional labeling scheme using the colours …Read More

Dental Health Week 2012

It’s a shocking statistic for a country that values good health so highly: 50% of Australian children have experienced tooth decay by the age of 6! Tooth decay is also the most common reason for preschoolers to be admitted to hospital (where they have dental treatment performed while they are under a general anaesthetic). That’s …Read More

Teeth Whitening: Why The Australian Dental Association Is Calling For Tougher Laws To Protect Consumers

Teeth Whitening is a service offered by many dental practitioners, but dentists are not the only source of teeth whitening products or services in Australia.  Whitening toothpastes can be purchased from any supermarket or pharmacy. Tooth whitening kits can be found for sale on the Internet. There are even beauty therapists and people in shopping-mall …Read More