Yesterday the State Government announced that South Australia will go into a 7 day lockdown effective from 6:00pm Tuesday, 20 July 2021 in response to the latest outbreak of COVID-19. As a result of these stringent but necessary measures, we have made significant changes to our services. The Australian Dental Association SA Branch has recommended Level 4 Dental Service Restrictions be implemented…
News & Press
Most people are aware that smoking is bad for their health as it can cause various medical issues and fatal disease. However, many do not realise the harm smoking has on their mouth, gums and teeth. When you smoke you are at much higher risk of developing oral cancer, gum disease, tooth decay and many other serious illnesses. The good news is your body is very good at healing itself! Quitting smoking…
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.
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…