What does a filling involve?

What does a filling involve? An inside look by Dr Aaron McMurtrie   Very rarely is a filling just a filling. It a common misconception that people think we scrape out the gunge, whack in some putty and wander off in search of a cup of coffee. This could not be further from the truth.…

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Diet and Dental Decay

Diet and Dental Decay By Dr Simran Patheja   Brushing two times a day is a mantra instilled in many of us since we can remember. It is such an important tool in preventing dental decay. However, the bacteria that we mechanically brush and floss off isn’t the only causative factor in dental decay!  …

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Cosmetic Dentistry in Ipswich

WHAT IS COSMETIC DENTISTRY?   No one forgets an incredible smile. Do you feel like you have the best smile possible? Do you feel confident and attractive when you smile and laugh? If there are a few tiny imperfections keeping you from achieving a beautiful smile, come see our cosmetic dentists at Raceview Dental who…

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When should your child’s first dental visit be?

By Dr Soha Sharif Seeing the first few teeth growing in your toddler’s mouth are an exciting time for a parent. Your child is growing, and soon by the age of three years, will have a full set of baby (primary) teeth. Did you know that the maintenance of primary teeth is important for the…

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How often should I have a check up?

By Dr Tharini Hettiarachchi It is much easier to put off a visit to the dentist until there is pain. This may be for a variety of reasons, whether it be our busy lifestyles, finances or reluctance to visit the dentist due to anxiety or phobia. Unfortunately, more often than not, by the time you…

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Crooked Teeth and Braces

  By Dr Lubna Shaikh Is this something that is bothering you? Are you very conscious about your smile? Did you wish you could have straight teeth? So many questions cross your mind when you cannot smile confidently. Infact, nowadays to have straight teeth and improve your smile is very mush possible. We as dentist…

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Gum disease

My Gums are Bleeding – Is this Bad? By Dr Priyesh Amin One of the most common things my patients complain to me about is that their gums bleed. Most of the time they do not have any pain or sensitivity associated with the bleeding gums. I’m guessing that if you have clicked on this…

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Cracked Teeth

By Dr Kameel Kashyap A cracked tooth can refer to a visible crack or a microscopic crack that can’t be seen with the naked eye. Cracked teeth may cause significant discomfort and lead to tooth loss. Cracks can occur from various causes including but not limited to grinding, clenching and chewing on hard things such…

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Toothaches

Dr Mitesh Vasant Having a toothache is always unpleasant. Normally it happens when you have a lot of other things on your plate. A lot of things can cause a toothache, but the most common cause is tooth decay. Tooth decay is caused by bacteria. Tooth decay normally starts out as sensitivity to cold or…

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Do you worry about your child’s brushing?

By Hien Truong. Many parents say their main concern is that their child is not brushing their teeth well enough. Food and bacteria is left on their teeth for too long may eventually cause holes in teeth and lead to toothaches and abscesses.  At Raceview Dental, Ipswich, our aim is to prevent problems before it…

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Dental Trauma

it is EXTREMELY important to have regular monitoring and review of the area. Please do not hesitate to call us at RACEVIEW DENTAL SURGERY on 3202 4566  if you need any further information about DENTAL TRAUMA

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MANAGING DENTAL ISSUES DURING THE FESTIVE SEASON

By Dr Nauv Kashyap. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Yes that special time of year is less than two weeks away and of course everyone must be franticly finalising their Christmas shopping, planning their holidays and decorating their homes. Well while you are filling stockings with candy canes and looking up recipes…

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Private Health Insurance – Use it or LOSE IT!

Believe it or not, it’s almost the end of the year again!!! With the new year rapidly approaching, you may not realise that your private health insurance dental benefits for the year are also about to expire! Unfortunately private health funds do not allow you to rollover your benefits – so if you haven’t used…

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Oral Care and Prevention

By Dr Henry Wu.  At Raceview Dental Surgery, we strive to help you maintain a healthy set of natural teeth for life and we believe the key to this is Preventative Dentistry – scheduled Dental Examinations, regular professional cleaning and daily home oral hygiene. Dental Examinations Having scheduled dental examinations allows dental problems to be…

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Tooth Grinding

By Dr Mitesh Vasant (Dentist). Do you sometimes wake up with tender jaw joints or find yourself clenching your teeth? Do you occasionally experience headaches, sore teeth or tender muscles when you chew? You may suffer from a condition known as bruxism, or having a habit of grinding your teeth. Grinding is a common problem…

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Dental Surgery Christmas Opening Hours

By Kay Yang (Practice Manager). Its that time of the year again – Merry Christmas to all our patients and Ipswich residents. The staff and management at Raceview Dental would like to wish everyone a safe and fun filled Christmas and a prosperous new year. At Raceview Dental, we will be open right through the Christmas and New Year…

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Dentistry for Kids

By Dr Nauv Kashyap. At Raceview Dental Surgery, Ipswich, we aim to ensure excellent oral care for all our patients including Children. We spend the time building rapport with your child and this ensures the best possible outcome in terms of your child allowing our dentists to perform any work that may be required. We…

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Tooth Sensitivity

By Dr Priyesh Amin. At Raceview Dental, our dentists see many patients from all over Ipswich, Qld for many issues but one of the most common problems is tooth sensitivity. In fact studies have found that upto 90% of people experience some form of tooth sensitivity at some point in their life. There are many…

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Evening & Weekend Dental Care

By Kay Yang (Practice Manager – Raceview Dental). One aspect of our dental surgery that many patients all around Ipswich are grateful for is the fact we are open late evenings till 8pm and also on Saturdays till 5pm. On any given day, we are the latest dentist open in Ipswich. Many of our patients…

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Oral Hygiene Tips

By Dr Hashmita Bagga. Oral hygiene is more than just preventing cavities. At Raceview Dental, Ipswich we take a comprehensive approach in oral hygiene. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums is a part of maintaining your overall well being. Healthy teeth and gums = A Healthy body! At Raceview dental we believe prevention is better than…

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Dental Implants In Ipswich

it should last forever as long as regular maintenance with the dentists is continued.

What are dental implants?

They are small posts that are placed in the jaw

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