The Blog

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How often should I really visit the Dentist?

As we all know, regular visits to the dentist are an important part of looking after our teeth. For years, we’ve been told that we need to visit our dentist twice a year. But why? Is that still the ca...

The Paleo Diet and How it Impacts your Teeth

When it comes to diet trends, Paleo is quickly climbing the list. And like any diet, there are positives and negatives to both. When weighing-up diets, your dental health is probably not something th...

A dentist’s guide to the proper flossing technique

Think you’re flossing your teeth correctly? What if we told you you’ve been doing it wrong your entire life? This is the case for some. How you floss your teeth could mean the difference between remo...

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.