518 Te Atatu Road, Te Atatu Peninsula, 0610
reception@opaldental.co.nz
518 Te Atatu Road, Atatu Peninsula, 0610
reception@opaldental.co.nz
Call 09 834 6359

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.

Do teeth-whitening products really work?

There’s nothing more attractive than a clean, white smile. But how do you decide which whitening option to choose to brighten up your look? If you’ve ever wondered, ‘Do teeth-whitening products work?’ or are simply looking for help deciding which treatment to use, this post is for you. We’re going to look at the various […]

Inspiration for New Year’s resolutions for a healthy mouth

Have you thought about making New Year’s resolutions for a healthy mouth? The start of the year is the perfect time to make some pledges to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy. We offer some inspiration for healthy New Year’s resolutions in our latest blog. 1. I will make that check-up appointment It’s all […]

What food and drink should I avoid to keep my gums healthy?

If you’re wondering how to keep your gums healthy and reduce the risk of disease, your diet is a good place to start. We list food and drinks you should avoid to keep gums healthy in our latest post. We’ll also look at healthy food for gums and teeth to give you the full picture […]

Tips for healthy teeth and gums over the festive period

Holiday season is here, which means we’re more likely to indulge in activities that aren’t always the best for our oral health. If you’d like to know some tips for healthy teeth and gums over the festive period, keep reading. We’re going to explain what you can do to keep on top of your oral […]

8 reasons why you might need a dental x-ray

Dental x-rays are useful for identifying issues that might not be visible by examination alone. If this is something you’re concerned about, then keep reading as we explain the reasons for a dental x-ray. In most cases, they’re routine — so try not to be worried. You can find out more by reading our article, […]

Why do my gums hurt after flossing?

Flossing is a healthy habit to get into, but for some people, it can hurt. If you’ve ever wondered “Why do my gums hurt after flossing?” or “Should my gums hurt after flossing?”, then this article is for you. We’re going to find out why this can happen and what you should do if you […]

Dental milestones for kids

Seeing your child’s first tooth or cheering them on when their first tooth falls out are reasons to celebrate! In this post, we’re going to take a look at important dental milestones for kids and explain what you need to do when they come along. Remember, every child is unique, so yours may hit these […]

How can I help my relative with dementia take care of their teeth?

If you’re caring for a loved one with dementia, we understand that it can sometimes be challenging to keep on top of their healthcare needs. In this post, we explain how you can help them take care of their teeth and make visits to the dentist easier. Our tips are designed to help make this […]

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