Oral diseases are a major health concern for many countries. An estimated 3.5 billion people are affected by oral diseases, making it the most common health condition globally. This results in pain, discomfort, social isolation, loss of confidence and is associated with a number of health problems. And yet, there is no reason to suffer as most oral health conditions are preventable and can be treated in its early stages.
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We’ve extended our opening hours!
Over the Christmas and New Year period, Moonta Dental will be closed from Thursday 24 December 2020 and will re-open on Monday 4 January 2021.
With the lifting of the recent lockdown, the Australian Dental Association SA Branch has advised that clinics are now able to re-open under Level 1 dental practice restrictions as of Sunday 12:01am 22 November 2020.
Attention health fund members. Time is running out to use your health fund dental benefits!
Today marks the annual World Cavity-Free Future Day (WCFFD), a global awareness day first launched by the Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future (ACDFF) in 2016. This initiative strives to raise awareness of dental caries (tooth decay) and to encourage action towards achieving a cavity-free future.
We are pleased to once again join in on the upcoming Dental Health Week celebrations! This year’s theme questions ‘How Much Sugar is Hiding in your Trolley?’ and ultimately aims to help everyone become more “sugar savvy.”
Easter is a time for chocolate and hot cross buns (amongst other things) - which unfortunately means bad news for your oral health. Chocolate and hot cross buns contains lots of sugar and with over-indulgence, can be particularly damaging to your teeth by causing tooth decay. This is because the sugar in such foods is taken up by bacteria in our mouths and produces acids, attacking the outer layer…
Your health and safety is our highest priority. We are closely monitoring and assessing the COVID-19 outbreak and are compliant with all Australian National Centre for Disease Control and Occupation Health Services Australia requirements to ensure the safety of our staff and patients.
As a precaution from the recent Coronavirus outbreak around the world, our team at Moonta Dental politely requests: If you have travelled or had close contact with someone who has been overseas in the last 2 weeks, have a sore throat, cough, fever or respiratory symptoms, please inform us via phone prior to visiting our clinic. For further information visit www.health.gov.au Thank you in advance…