The Blog

From recent updates, to patient cases and everything inbetween.


Is Alcohol Bad For Your Teeth?

Dry Mouth Alcohol strips away saliva, leaving behind a dry mouth. The acid content in alcohol then moves in to provide the perfect dry and low pH environment for bacteria to strike. For the mouth to ...

Make Dental Payments Easy with Zip

If there’s one thing we want to do at Karana Downs Dental, it’s making your trip to the dentist as easy, comfortable and hassle-free as possible. That’s why we offer Zip, a service that lets you pay for dental treatments at your own pace.

Can the Dentist Help you Sleep Better?

Are you having problems with your sleep? There’s a chance that your problems could be resolved or at least identified by your dentist.  Rest easy and find out how the dentist can pinpoint your frustra...

Dental X-Ray Safety

Why is a Dental X-ray Necessary? Dental X-rays are a common procedure performed for most patients that come in for dental check ups. Ideally, X-rays are performed yearly but can happen more often if ...

5 Reasons You Should be Flossing

Find out why flossing is so important, and why you should start now for long-term oral hygiene benefits.

6 Ways to Save Money at the Dentist

We understand that dental care can be expensive, but it can be more manageable. Find out what your options are, and how to save a bit of money next time you’re at the dentist.

5 Things That Happen When You Don’t Go To The Dentist

Find out what's really happening to your teeth when you avoid the dentist for longer than 6 months.

Manual vs. Electric Brushes

What is the better brush - the manual or electric toothbrush? Find out the winner and what you should be using.

Toothache, Chipped Tooth, Tooth Knocked Out? What to Do

Have you ever woken up with a nasty toothache? Maybe you’ve been playing an innocent game of touch rugby and knocked your front tooth out? First things first, don’t panic. There are solutions to ensure you make a painless, and cost-effective recovery.

Dental Treatments at Karana Downs Dental

Are you looking for a gentle and professional touch from your dentist? Karana Downs Dental prioritises putting comfort first. Best summarised, Karana Downs Dental is ethical and progressive with our practices. Combining the latest technology with our renowned knowledge, we aim to give our patients a comfortable experience.