Blog

Meet the team: ALEXANDRA RITCHIE

Alexandra grew up a variety of places in Australia, including Brisbane, Queensland, the Gold Coast and Rockhampton. She has lived locally since 2014 and qualified as a dental hygienist/ dental therapist in 2013. Alexandra’s specialties include paediatric dentistry and periodontics. If you have children then Alexandra is the person to see as she is specially […] Read more

Jul, 01, 2020

  Blog

0

SHARE THIS

How Does Age Affect the Health of Your Teeth and Your Smile?

Not so long ago, ageing used to be associated with a full set of dentures, but this is a misconception as you don’t need to lose your teeth. Nowadays, it’s possible to maintain healthy teeth and gums for your entire life, provided you have a good oral care routine and a healthy lifestyle. Good oral […] Read more

Jul, 01, 2020

  Blog

0

SHARE THIS

Looking After Children’s Teeth

A daily oral care routine is vital to maintaining healthy teeth and gums in adults and in children. Even the busiest person can spare the few minutes required each day. No matter how rushed or tired you feel, please don’t skip twice daily brushing for at least two minutes each time and daily flossing. Brush […] Read more

Jul, 01, 2020

  Blog

0

SHARE THIS

Did You Realise Sensitive Teeth Can Be Treated?

Is a hot coffee or an indulgent ice cream more of a pain than a pleasure? Do your teeth twinge when you brush or floss? You may have tooth sensitivity. Possible causes of tooth sensitivity include dental problems like tooth decay and gum disease or worn and crumbling fillings. Problems can also be caused by […] Read more

Jun, 02, 2020

  Blog

0

SHARE THIS

Why Doesn’t Everyone Have Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth generally make their appearance during the late teens and early 20s, but not everybody has these teeth. It’s estimated that approximately a third of people are born without wisdom teeth. Your wisdom teeth are your third molars situated right at the back of the mouth. There are usually four wisdom teeth, one in […] Read more

Jun, 02, 2020

  Blog

0

SHARE THIS

Meet the team Dr Hector Shin

Hector, who is originally from South Korea was raised in QLD, attending All Saints Anglican High School and then carrying on to study Dentistry at Griffith University in the Gold Coast. Hector worked in Bribie Island and Redcliff for years before making to move to become a Hervey Bay local. Hector joined the team at […] Read more

Jun, 02, 2020

  Blog

0

SHARE THIS

What to Do in a Dental Emergency?

We know dental emergencies can be painful and often frightening, but we are here to help and make every effort to see people in discomfort or pain quickly. Some situations are more urgent than others, for example: Severe toothache Gum or facial swelling near the affected tooth Jaw injuries Knocking out or loosening a permanent […] Read more

Apr, 23, 2020

  Blog

0

SHARE THIS

At-Home Guide for Keeping Your Dental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In an uncertain world, there is one thing that you can control, and that is your preventative dental care routine. Practising good oral care is key to avoid emergency dental appointments for toothaches and other problems. Tooth Brushing and Flossing Remember to brush your teeth at least twice a day for two minutes each time, […] Read more

Apr, 23, 2020

  Blog

0

SHARE THIS

Dance Like No-One is Watching! How to Stay Active while in Self-Isolation

Gyms and yoga studios might be shut, but it is still easy to get plenty of exercise while working from home or self-isolating. How Much Exercise is Necessary? Healthy adults need at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise every week, or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity exercise weekly in addition to doing some muscle-strengthening activities on […] Read more

Apr, 23, 2020

  Blog

0

SHARE THIS

It is World Oral Health Day in March, But What Does This Mean for You?

Each March, dental health professionals around the world celebrate World Oral Health Day. Here at Lakeside Dental Spa, we think the entire month is the ideal opportunity to encourage our patients to think more about their oral health. This month, we hope to inspire you to spend some time thinking about your dental health and […] Read more

Mar, 19, 2020

  Blog

0

SHARE THIS

1 2 3