Westside Dentistry Blog

No Mouthguard, No Play

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Does your child’s sports club, school or group have a ‘No Mouthguard, No Play’ policy? This is the question asked by Dental Prosthetist, Diane Tozer of Westside Dentistry, Brisbane. She reports that although the Australian Dental Association and Sports Medicine Australia, collaborated to develop this policy back in 2015, far too many of our young […]

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No Mouthguard – 60 Times The Danger

mouthguards

  Figures from the American Dental Association (ADA) demonstrate that a child wearing a mouthguard for sports activities will have 60 times the protection against injuries to their teeth and jaw and cuts to the lip, tongue or face, when compared to a child not wearing one.¹ For parents, the safety of their child is […]

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Dentures and TMJ

emporomandibular joints

If you wear dentures you may be familiar with gum irritation, but you may not be prepared for symptoms like popping or pain in your jaw, headaches, or neck pain. If you’ve noticed these symptoms, you may be surprised that these may also be caused by your dentures. All of these symptoms can be caused […]

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How to Care for Your Dentures

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Whether you have full or partial dentures, made of Acrylic (plastic), Valplast (nylon) or Chrome Cobalt (metal), learning how to care for them correctly is important to improve their longevity, fit and performance. Brisbane Denture Prosthetist, Diane Tozer, from Westside Dentistry, has put together this helpful guide for denture wearers. If you have any concerns […]

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Home Visits

Full Dentures

You have dentures. They’ve broken or you need new ones, but you can’t leave the house. That’s okay. We come to YOU!  Diane can travel to your house and take care of all of your denture needs. No hassle, no worries! Call today on 3278 0580.

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Relining Dentures

Denture Relines

Your denture doesn’t fit perfectly, it is slipping and sliding all over the place and food is getting caught. DON’T Panic. You may only need a Reline! Westside Dentistry offers two different types of relines: hard and soft, both of which have different benefits. To determine which one you need, call us on 3278 0580 […]

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