Stay Informed When It Comes To Your Dental Care

Stay up to date with all the latest dental care news thanks to the team at Ballina Coast Dental. For more information, call (02) 6686 3810.

Replacing Teeth with Dental Implants

Before the development of dental implants, dentures or bridges were the only alternative to replacing a missing tooth or teeth.

What Are Dental Implants?

Implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the jawbone normally occupied by the tooth root. Implants are anchored to the jawbone and act as a foundation for an artificial tooth or permanent bridge. In some cases, implants can be used to attach dentures. Implants are so well designed that they mimic the look a...

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Easter Hours

Below you will find our Easter Holiday hours. From all of us here at Ballina Coast Dental we hope you have a safe and enjoyable Easter break.

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Why is it Important Children Brush Their Teeth?

Happy Easter and tips to take care of your kids teeth

With Easter approaching we thought we would give everyone a friendly reminder of the importance of brushing children’s teeth. Not just to nag you (and because we are Dentists and its what we do) but for the following important reasons:  
  • Good Habits for life – By building the habit early on of regular brushing with your children you are helping to create a positive habit that will help them through their lif...

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How does an X-ray help my dentist?

When X-rays pass through your mouth during a dental exam, more X-rays are absorbed by the denser parts (such as teeth and bone) than by soft tissues (such as cheeks and gums) before striking the film. This creates an image on the radiograph. Teeth appear lighter because fewer X-rays penetrate to reach the film. Cavities and gum disease appear darker because of more X-ray penetration. The interpretation of these X-rays allows the dentist to safely and ...

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Australia Day 2018

From all the staff at Ballina Coast Dental we wish you a safe Australia day. The surgery will be closed on Friday the 26th of January as it is a public holiday and will re-open on Monday the 29th of January....

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