Fluoride 23 Jul 2016

Fluoride is the thirteenth most abundant element on Earth and since the 1940's has been found to be very important in reducing the incidence and severity of tooth decay. The natural level of fluoride in the community water supply can be adjusted to give the optimum level to 0.7 to 1 parts per million.(ppm). Nearly all toothpastes in New Zealand contain fluoride at differing levels. Up until recently toothpastes containing less than 1000ppm Fluoride ion were recommended for children under...

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Recent Renovations 11 Jun 2014

It has taken over two years to transform the Smile Centre into a bright new modern dental centre but we think it has been worth it! It all started in 2011 when Martin decided that a new dental chair was needed.  That lead to many discussions about what kind of chair to purchase and lead on to wider discussions about changing the internal layout of the building to incorporate better wheelchair access, improved staff facilities, new bathrooms, and a second surgery and sterilising...

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