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    Welcome to our Smile Month!

    We’re turning an extraordinary day into an extraordinary month!
    World Smile Day is the first Friday each October—but we love the kindness idea behind it so much that we’re taking over the whole month as World Smile Day Ambassadors! Our practice philosophy is not only to do the best and safest dental work, but to treat you as a person (not a ‘numbered’ patient) with whole-hearted care and kindness. We’re not going to lie...there’s something amazing in it for us as well as you...  Read More...

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    Women's Health Week 2018 - dental tips for the girls

    Hey Girls!! This month it’s all about you!With September being host to Women's Health Week we're encouraging all our female friends to make their health #1. When we think about health we tend to look at symptoms in isolation. You may be surprised to learn that your overall health has a stronger link to your dental health than you realise. Additionally, for females your needs can differ significantly from that of the males in your world—and it continues to change depending on the stage ...  Read More...

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    Healthy Teeth, Happy Heart—the links between cardiovascular disease and periodontal disease.

    While it’s not nice to talk about, it’s no secret that cardiovascular (heart) disease is the most common cause of death worldwide [1]. Pains in the chest, stomach, leg, arm, jaw and back; or nausea, choking sensations, swollen ankles, extreme fatigue and an irregular heartbeat are all standard signs of this disease. If ignored, some or all of these symptoms can culminate in a heart attack or a stroke [2].If teeth could talkBut what can your dental health tell you about your hear...  Read More...

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    Team news: meet our newest dentist

    Meet our newest, fresh face—Dr Stavroula (Stav) Prokopiou.If you were wondering where that wonderful name stems from, it’s Greek!Originally a Sydney girl—our amazing, new team member has completed a Doctor of Dental Medicine and a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Hearing & Speech) in Sydney.Along with this, she completed a Bachelor of Pharmacy at our very own University of Queensland. With these diverse but aligned skills under her belt, we’re excited to have Dr Stav at t...  Read More...

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    Can chocolate be good for you?

    As dental professionals, we’re often labelled the fun police when it comes to endorsing foods. While it’s our job to help you make better decisions for your health, we’re not opposed to an occasional indulgence, provided that it’s balanced by great oral hygiene. So with Easter upon us, the big question is ‘can chocolate be good for you?’ At this time of year, many concerned Mums begin wondering about their family's intake of chocolate treats.   Read More...

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    Be a good sport when it comes to sports drinks

    With hotter days setting in and summer on its way—we’re all reaching for cool, refreshing drinks particularly after physical activities. Although sports drinks are marketed as a powerful, healthy way for cooling down, there’s more to these beverages than meets the eye. Read on to learn more about both the upside and downside of sports drinks...  Read More...

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    Our business—your health

    Unfortunately, in an industry such as dentistry there are inherent risks if safety standards aren't adhered to. At Cole Dental we don't just take care of your teeth, we also perform all the precise, background work to ensure that your health and personal safety are never compromised....  Read More...

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