Teeth Whitening – Why It’s Better at the Dentist

Teeth Whitening – Why It’s Better at the Dentist

Are your patients’ smiles up to scratch? Are stained, yellowing teeth letting them down? Do you offer different teeth whitening approaches?

First impressions count, and a smile is a big part of the first impression one makes. A bright, sparkling white smile will take a person a long way with others, both socially and in the workplace.

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Endodontic Supplies at Adam Dental

Endodontic Supplies at Adam Dental

Endodontics is the branch of dentistry concerned with treating dental pulp and the tissues that surround the tooth roots. Endodontic treatment is more commonly known in Australia and worldwide as “root canal therapy”. Endodontists are specialist in this field of dentistry and their focus is the interior of the tooth, and they literally work to maintain the integrity of and save the teeth. Effective endodontic treatment is crucial for alleviating tooth pain and infection, as well as the potential death of teeth.

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Why Avoid Dental Tourism?

Why Avoid Dental Tourism?

Why Does Dental Tourism Seem Appealing?
On the surface, what could be better than getting your teeth fixed at a great price while you’re on holiday somewhere amazing? Let’s face it – it does cost a lot to see a dentist in Australia. Even the basics of general dentistry and preventative dental treatment are not cheap – and once you consider things like root canal treatments, cosmetic dentistry, and implant dentistry, the costs can seem prohibitive. It’s no wonder that some people are tempted to go overseas for their dental procedures – especially when a palm-shaded beach and balmy breezes are part of the deal. The most common dental work Australians seek overseas includes fillings, root canal therapy, teeth whitening, veneers, crowns, bridges, dentures, and even dental implants.

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Adam Dental Supplies – Types of Dental Burs

Adam Dental Supplies – Types of Dental Burs

What are Dental Burs?

Dental burs are the tiny drill tips used for working on teeth! They attach to a dentist handpiece to cut away bone and tooth material and to polish hard surfaces. They can rotate at speeds of up to half a million revolutions per minute. There is a range of different types of burs suited to different specific uses. A professional dental clinic will have a comprehensive stock of all the types of burs they may ever require.

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Types of Dental Needles

Types of Dental Needles

Many dental and oral surgical procedures require the administration of regional (local) anaesthesia. Some may also require systemic sedation administered via intravenous methods. As such, dental needles are an intrinsic dentistry equipment requirement. Administration of anaesthetics for dental or other types of medical procedures must be precise. Using the correct tool for the job is essential for patient safety, comfort, and optimal results. The selection of the needle to be used must be based on the practitioner’s expertise as well as the injection type and depth of penetration required. Needles and syringes may be autoclavable or single-use – and modern clinics tend to generally favour single-use, disposable needles and syringes for optimal infection control.
Choosing the Right Anaesthetic Needle...

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Tips for a child friendly dental clinic

Tips for a child friendly dental clinic

Fear of dentists is usually set from a very early age and greatly influenced by parents, grandparents, and older siblings. Small children are like sponges, are very sensitive to their environment, and inclined to take on the fears and misgivings they see and feel in others.

A great dentist will be empathetic and understand this – and do their best to make the dental experience as easy, calm, and even pleasant as possible. This is achievable with the right approach and the right dental supplies in Australia to suit children.

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A brief history of dentures

A brief history of dentures

Did you know that dentures and replacement teeth have been used in one form or another for more than 3500 years?The story of the evolution of dentistry, including the history of dentures, is quite fascinating and shows us not only how far this type of dentistry has come, but at the same time, how little has really changed.  
The First Dentures: False teeth have been found in archaeological sites in Mexico and Egypt. Ancient Indigenous Mexicans replaced their missing teeth with wolf teeth, inserting the tooth directly into the socket from which the human tooth was missing. Mayans used pieces of bone, seashells, and stones; these were carved into shape and used to replace missing teeth. It’s quite remarkable to note how well these methods worked, with the replacement tooth or other material even fusing to the jaw of the “patient” for a permanent result.

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Dental Autoclaves

Dental Autoclaves

Hygiene and infection control are of paramount importance in every dental, medical, and biological lab-based setting. Dental instruments, for example, must be thoroughly cleaned to eliminate all microorganisms, and many of these, including bacteria and viruses, are resilient and can be resistant to normal standard cleaning methods.

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Essential PPE for Dentists

Essential PPE for Dentists

Maintaining a sterile, hygienic clinic and compliance with stringent infection control workplace practices is intrinsic to dentistry for the benefit of both dentists and patients.
Using PPE as well as following protocols for safe clinical practices and environment is crucial to protect everyone in the clinic and avoid transmission of airborne, bloodborne, and other diseases.

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Dentistry – Busting Some Myths and Misconceptions

Dentistry – Busting Some Myths and Misconceptions

Most people count visiting the dentist as one of the things they are most ambivalent about, and there are so many myths and misconceptions about dentistry that put patients off.
When you hear the word “dentist”, the first thing that comes to mind is probably an image of dental chairs, dental drills, or even dental needles. Most people count visiting the dentist as one of the things they are most ambivalent about, and there are so many myths and misconceptions about dentistry that put patients off.

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