Can Cosmetic Dentistry Fix Receding Gums?

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Your smile is everything. And receding gums can ruin it.  Receding gums make your teeth appear longer than they are, and can distort what was once a gleaming smile. Receding gums is also a potentially serious side effect of periodontitis, or gum disease.  What is Gum Disease? Gum disease is a condition that causes tooth loss, receding gums, and gingivitis – or the buildup of bad bacteria in the mouth.  Receding gums are just one aspect of periodontitis, and an issue everyone concerned about proper dental health should understand.  How to Fix Receding Gums Before taking care of the problem […]

Is It OK to Go to the Dentist While Pregnant?

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You have a bouncing baby girl or boy on the way, but you need to go to the dentist. Many expectant mothers wonder whether it is OK to go to the dentist while pregnant. Considering all the different treatments and medications that you can use for various dental conditions – and the fact that unborn children are sensitive to almost everything a mother does – it’s a valid concern. After reading this piece, you’ll understand better whether it’s safe to go to the dentist while pregnant. We’ll cover regular dental checkups while pregnant, using medications for dental procedures while pregnant, […]

A Guide to Holiday Activities in Port Macquarie

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Idyllic beaches, a bustling downtown, and some of the best places to stay in Australia are all to be had in Port Macquarie. Long known as a destination for holiday throughout the country, Port Macquarie is a town at once peaceful and exciting, chock full of things to do and places to see. So, if you’re thinking of taking a holiday in Port Macquarie – look no further. We at Star Dental love our little down, and we’re sure you will too! Port Macquarie Restaurants The town features restaurants that call on culinary traditions from around the world. We are […]

Why Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?

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It hurts when you eat cold food. It hurts when you eat sweet food. It hurts when you eat hot food. You may be asking yourself, “Why Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?” This is a problem about as common as bad breath. Most people will experience tooth sensitivity in their lives for a variety of reasons. This article will explore those reasons, and some of the things you can do to soothe the pain and even work toward a pain-free mouth. If you are experiencing sore teeth, contact us today for a consultation. We will take a look at your […]

Understanding Common Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Our smile is everything. When it comes to first impressions, the first thing people look at is how you express yourself – your smile is in many ways the front door of your personality. That means having a great smile is crucial for anyone who considers first impressions a big part of their life. In business, love, and friendship, your smile can make or break that chance meeting that might turn into a client or other relation down the road. This is exactly why people are flocking to cosmetic dental surgery of all kinds to create that winning smile. If […]

Five Things to Do in Port Macquarie When It’s Raining

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The sun is not always shining in beautiful Port Macquarie. In fact, the seaside climate sometimes makes for some pretty bad rain storms. While Port Macquarie is known most for being a great outdoor destination, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do when it’s not so beautiful out. From museums and restaurants to indoor active spaces and more, there’s still tons to do in Port Macquarie when it’s raining. Take a look at our list of the top five things to do in Port Macquarie when it’s raining. Did we mention your favorite indoor activity? If so, leave a comment! […]

Four Easy Ways to Get Rid of Bad Breath

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Bad breath, or halitosis, is one of those things no one wants to deal with. Not only is it embarrassing to have with other people around – it’s just downright unhealthy. Bad breath is caused by a number of factors. Bacteria in the mouth and food or plaque buildup are the main culprits. But, even more serious causes, such as gingivitis and gum disease, can have long-lasting health impacts on your mouth and the rest of your body. While you should always consult your dentist if you have chronic bad breath, there are several habits anybody can adopt that will […]

Star Dental – The Five Best Beaches in Port Macquarie

The BEST five beaches in Port Macquarie Port Macquarie, aside from being known as a great vacation spot, is a town of beaches. The calm waters of the Pacific Ocean are an integral part of the relaxing feel of Port Macquarie beaches, and the sheer number makes it the envy of many other seaside towns. But not all beaches are created equal. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the five best beaches in Port Macquarie with a focus on swimming, strolling, activities, and more. Is your favourite beach not listed here? Let us know – leave a comment […]

The Five Best coffee shops in Port Macquarie

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The Five BEST Coffee Shops in Port Macquarie The right cup of coffee – or the right cappuccino or latte – can make or break a quick morning pick-me-up. Along with caffeine, many people seek out great atmospheres for business meetups or to share a cup of jo with friends. But picking the right coffee shop is a combination of price, quality, and atmosphere, and not all coffee shops are created equal. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the best coffee shops in the Port Macquarie area. Do you frequent any of these great spots? Let us know […]

The Five Best Summer Activities in Port Macquarie

Summer is coming! Long awaited throughout the year for warm temperatures, outdoor dining, and treasured beach excursions, there is no shortage of activities to make Summer 2019 one to remember. Many of these activities focus on getting outdoors. Summer is most often the time people take on healthier ways of life because the outdoors are so inviting. If you’re thinking of being more active, or enjoying more recreational activities with friends, you’re sure to find some great suggestions below! Hit the Beach! Most all the beaches in the Port Macquarie area feature pristine blue waters and white sand beachheads. Very […]

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