Choosing an Oral Surgeon in Port Macquarie: What You Need to Know

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You’ve noticed your teeth and even your jaw, have been hurting lately, especially at night. Before the pain gets worse, you know before long that it probably needs to be looked at by your regular dentist. However, is a trip to the dentist going to be enough or should you see an oral specialist? More importantly, how do you even find out? Ahead, we’ll discuss what you need to know about oral surgery and choosing an oral surgeon in Port Macquarie. What is Oral Surgery? Oral surgery pertains to any surgery that is performed in and around the mouth and […]

Guide to Finding a Dentist Near Me – Dentists in Port Macquarie

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Are you looking for a dentist in Port Macquarie? Are you overwhelmed by the pick of dentists near you? Perhaps you don’t know where to start or want to be extremely confident in the dentist you choose. Whatever the reason, the easiest way to find a dentist is by simply Googling “find a dentist near me.”  Of course, the most popular commercial search engine on the planet will yield a ton of results. However, the easiest way is not always the best way. For the best results, there are important factors to consider before deciding which dentist will be the […]

How to Floss Your Teeth the Right Way

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Flossing your teeth is an essential part of a good oral hygiene regimen, and the process helps keep your teeth and gums in healthy condition. Flossing works by cleaning and removing food caught between your teeth, thereby reducing oral bacteria and plaque. However, many people don’t floss regularly, and some admit they don’t do it at all.  Just burying your head in the sand and not flossing is a terrible idea because it can lead to a stubborn plaque buildup on your teeth. Not taking action in this manner can potentially lead to cavities and gum diseases such as gingivitis. […]

Social Distancing in Winter: The Best Things to Do in Port Macquarie

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Social distancing has transformed how we have fun in Port Macquarie, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. As the mild winter months approach, people are ready and raring to get out and about after being cooped up for so long!  And Port Macquarie has safe and fun options for everyone. Even during winter the town is a destination for fun, sun, and leisure.  Perhaps most importantly, these activities are easily enjoyed while social distancing. So don’t be shy – get out in the sun and enjoy the season!  Ricardoes Tomatoes and Strawberries There’s nothing like a […]

Dental Care Tips for Your Child During COVID-19

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It’s all over the news. COVID-19 has shut down businesses, government services, and travel just to name a few. But, it doesn’t have to shut down your child’s dental health.  In times of crisis, it’s easy to forget the importance of keeping up with a dental regimen, especially when other types of cleanliness are taking center stage such as hand washing. But, it may be perhaps the most important time of all to keep up with all types of hygiene as they are all ultimately related.  We’ve come up with a short list of valuable insights into how to keep […]

Bulk Billing Dentistry in New South Wales

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Paying for dental work is often one of the biggest questions for patients. And we completely understand why. At Star Dental, we offer services necessary for overall health. Paying for your services should be the least of your worries, and patients who have Medicare in Australia have an option called “bulk billing”. What Is Dental Clinic Bulk Billing? Bulk billing for Australian dental clinics is the practice of sending dental expenses directly to Medicare. Then, whatever amount is sent for payment by Medicare is accepted by the dentist, no questions asked. For the patients this applies to, it is a […]

14 Famous People From New South Wales, Australia

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New South Wales, Australia is well-known for many things. Sydney in New South Wales is a world-class entertainment and tourist destination, and not too far north Hunter Valley Australian wine has become a global phenomenon. You can see koalas at the Koala Hospital, The Koala Park Sanctuary Sydney, and dozens of other places. In short, New South Wales in Australia has a lot going on.  And just like everywhere else, there are famous people who have changed the world, and also called New South Wales home at the same time. Home to these people includes the hundreds of miles of […]

How Do I Choose a Dentist Near Me?

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A dentist is sort of like a teacher. What they do is immensely important to your life, but it’s easy to forget that choosing the right one matters.  Mouth pain is one of those feelings you wouldn’t wish on your worst enemy, and the treatment of oral ailments requires lots of schooling and training for that reason. As veritable doctors for the mouth, dentists are the only people who can truly help with issues like gingivitis, impacted teeth, and more. Which means dentists hold a lot of power. Naturally it would follow that you want those people who – in […]

10 Tips – At-Home Toothache Remedies for When the Dentist Isn’t Around

Toothaches are a part of life. Just about everyone gets them because just about everyone has some sort of dental issue, including increased sensitivity. A toothache is often caused by bacteria infecting an area of a tooth or the gums around it. It can be caused by tartar and plaque buildup, irritation from smoking and drinking acidic liquids, and not brushing often enough.  Anytime you have a toothache, you should consult your local dentist. But, we’re not always available for you – especially after hours – so many people find themselves dealing with toothaches morning, noon, and night.  Home remedies […]

How You Can Be a Dentist in Australia

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So you think you want to be a dentist in Australia?  Being a dentist means understanding how oral health impacts overall health and wellness. In our world of ever-deepening understanding about the body and infection, there is no other way of thinking that will suit anyone thinking about becoming a dentist.  If you think you want to be a dentist in Australia, here’s a quick look at what the process looks like. You’ll have to do two things: Enrol at an Australian University with a Faculty offering a Dentist Degree, Graduate with a degree allowing dental practice, Register with the […]

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