Is it safe to go to a dentist during the coronavirus pandemic?

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The long and the short of it is that it depends on what your dental practice is doing to take extra steps to keep you and the staff safe.

At The Dental Lounge at Robina we are taking many extra precautions to ensure the safety of everyone and eliminate transmission of the virus.

Firstly and foremost, only fit and healthy patients are allowed to attend!  We are postponing any patients by several weeks if they have any symptoms whatsoever.  So keep this in mind, unlike a doctor’s office or a medical centre, our practice will only contain healthy people!

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What are the Benefits of Dental Flossing?

Are you one of those diligent people who brush their teeth twice daily, however only think to floss when you feel the discomfort of food caught between your teeth? Perhaps you have never considered the importance of flossing.

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Dental Tourism - Why It’s So Risky!

The Dental Lounge Robina - The Risks of Dental Tourism

If dental treatment offered at a fraction of the price inclusive of a luxury resort style holiday in an exotic location sounds like an offer that is too good to be true - then it probably is!  Dental Tourism may seem appealing, but what are the actual risks and costs associated to this type of vacation?

The Dental Lounge Robina - The Risks of Dental Tourism

The Humble Wisdom Tooth

Humility and wisdom usually come with age and maturity and so too do wisdom teeth. You can expect your first molars to appear from age six, your second molars around age twelve and then your third molars, commonly called ‘wisdom teeth,’ emerge anytime between the age of seventeen to twenty-five.

Wisdom Teeth Position in Jaw

What's so great about Dental Implants?

The Dental Lounge Robina - Tooth Inplants

The thought of losing a valuable tooth (or teeth) due to a health condition, accident or tooth decay can be quite stressful.  It’s natural to be concerned about the impact it may have on your appearance and the impaired ability to chew and enjoy food.

The Dental Lounge Robina - Tooth Inplants

How to maintain strong and healthy teeth throughout your life!

Oral Health Hygiene

Strong, healthy teeth cannot be taken for granted. A proactive approach to dental care is 
vital throughout our lives and as the old saying goes, “an ounce of prevention is worth a 
pound of cure.” 

This is easily achieved by following a good dental routine, including a healthy diet and 
regular visits to the dentist. Here are some simple tips to help you look after your teeth and 
gums.

Tooth Brushing

Oral Health Hygiene

Dental Implants

A dental implant can be used to replace badly damaged or missing teeth completely, from root to crown.  Sometimes, an existing tooth is so badly damaged and decayed that there is no usable parts of the tooth left.  The process starts with a titanium implant that takes the place of the tooth root and is securely placed inside the jaw where it fuses with the bone. To the top of the implant, a tooth crown is attached which is the part of the tooth you will see. It is made to fit in perfectly with your existing teeth, both in shape and colour.

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