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September 1, 2017

Heading into the Christmas and New Year season the last thing many of us will think about is our teeth! With spring and summer in full swing it is often so hot that all you want to do is enjoy an ice cream, an ice block or a cold can of soft drink by the pool!

While tha...

February 7, 2017


For this blog post we have decided to talk about something we feel strongly about at Gateway Dental Health – SPORTS safety!

Traumatic dental injuries are not enjoyable for anyone. They are often painful, costly and can result in tooth loss and scarring. One of th...

September 21, 2016

Does the thought of biting into an ice cream make you cringe? If so, you’re not alone! Sensitive teeth are one of the most common dental complaints. Sometimes people suffer for so long that they get used to having teeth that always seem to be ‘on edge’!

While it is nor...

July 4, 2016

What is a 'Crown'?

Unfortunately, it is not like a headpiece that the Queen gets to parade around wearing, and thankfully a dental crown doesn't cost nearly as much as that piece of jewelry!

In technical terms, a crown is a 'fixed prosthetic device' t...

June 6, 2016

Winter has well and truly arrived! As we head into the cooler months we need to remember how to help keep our lips, cheeks, teeth and gums healthy and happy!

We may not realize that the colder season and all that comes with it can be very harsh on our teeth. Below are o...

December 15, 2015



In Australia (and likely worldwide), the number one cause of tooth decay is unsurprisingly the consumption of sugary foods and drinks on a regular basis.


The Australian Dental Association (ADA) released a national dental update in 2012 with statistics showing t...

November 23, 2015

So you’re thinking about getting your teeth whitened but you’re not sure whether you should have it done professionally or use products off the shelf. What’s the difference anyway?

Firstly, let’s start with how whitening works:

Whitening is when bleaching agents are plac...

November 12, 2015

For our very first official blog we would like to extend a warm welcome to you and say thank you for visiting our blog and our website. We believe that everyone deserves the best customer service and treatment possible, especially when it comes to your health. To do th...

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