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Opal Dental Blog

At Opal Dental, we want to help you protect your oral health. That’s why our talented team of dentists has created their very own blog. In addition to the latest news about our practice, you’ll benefit from free advice on taking care of your oral health. From everyday guides through to specialist areas such as wisdom teeth, we cover it all. And for those of you who are seeking cosmetic work, we feature the latest news on services such as anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers.

What is fluoride, and why is it important?

If you’ve ever wondered, ‘What is fluoride, and what does it do?’ this article is a must-read. In it, we’re going to explain what it is and how it’s used. This will help you understand the benefits of fluoride and how it can protect your teeth. At Opal Dental, your local dentist for Te Atatu, […]

Oral care tips for cold and flu season

Autumn is here, which means you are at higher risk of getting an infection. This makes it a good time to learn about oral care for colds and flu. It’s important to take care of all aspects of your health when you’re sick, including your mouth. In this post, we offer our tips to keep […]

What is tartar and how can I prevent it?

Your oral hygiene routine is more than just about keeping your teeth and gums clean. It’s about preventing issues like tartar and further dental problems. In our latest post, we’ll explain what tartar is. You’ll also learn how to stop tartar from forming on your teeth. This action can help reduce your risk of both gum disease and […]

How to prepare for dental implants

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots topped with crowns. They’re a permanent way to replace missing teeth and can be life-transforming. If you’re wondering how to prepare for dental implants, this article is for you. We’ll explain what the procedure involves and what to do before dental implant surgery. This knowledge will help you feel […]

What is dental occlusion, and how can it affect my health?

Dental occlusion refers to the way your teeth fit together. If they don’t align properly, then you may experience problems with your teeth, gums and jaw. We’ve put together this article so you can understand what dental occlusion is and how it can affect your health. We’ll also explain how your dentist can help if […]

How illness can affect your oral health

Being unwell can be tough on your mind, body — and oral health. In this article, we’re going to discuss how illness can affect oral health. We’ll also explain what you can do to ease the effects of illness on your teeth and mouth. Let’s find out more about the dental effects of common diseases […]

Celebrate World Oral Health Day with Opal Dental

World Oral Health Day is celebrated around the globe on 20 March. It’s a day organised by the FDI World Dental Federation to raise awareness of oral diseases. It also aims to empower people from around the globe to understand the value of oral health. Celebrate World Oral Health Day 2024 with us by learning more about the day […]

All about mouth ulcers

Mouth ulcers are sores that develop inside the mouth. There are different types, and they may be large or small. Sometimes, mouth ulcers may be painful or make it uncomfortable to eat or drink properly. In this post, we’re going to tell you what you need to know about mouth ulcers and how they link […]

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