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Guide to dental procedures

Your dentist may recommend you have a dental procedure if you have pain, infection, an injury or disease in your teeth or gums. Learn more here.

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CT scans - information for dental practitioners and their patients

Information supporting dental healthcare professionals to talk with parents and carers about CT scans.

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Teeth whitening

Teeth whitening is a common, inexpensive procedure to improve the appearance of discoloured teeth. A dentist can provide the safest, most effective treatment.

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Dental appliance problems

Problems with orthodontic and dental appliances will arise from time to time. In most cases a dentist will advise on the best treatment plan for you.

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Allied health

Allied health practitioners are trained professionals who are not doctors, dentists or nurses. Learn more about what these professionals do.

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Tooth abscess

A tooth abscess develops when the root of the tooth becomes infected. Find out how to prevent a tooth abscess and when to see a dentist.

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Dental implant procedure

A dental implant is a procedure to replace a missing tooth. Your dentist will discuss whether a dental implant is suitable for you. Know what to ask.

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What is an orthodontist?

Orthodontists are dental specialists who treat crooked teeth and jaws. They aim to improve how teeth and jaws function, while improving a person's smile.

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Orthodontic treatments

Orthodontic treatments are dental procedures that help to straighten teeth and correct problems with your bite. Learn what to expect here.

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healthdirect Service Finder is a free service that helps you locate the nearest health services in any part of Australia. You can search for health services such as general practitioners, hospitals, dentists, psychologists, hospitals, mental health, optical, pathology, pharmacies and a wide range of others. Find contact details, opening hours and billing options as well as other useful information for these providers. The service finder is also available via the healthdirect mobile app.

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Tooth extraction

There are several reasons why you may need to have a tooth pulled. Learn what to expect during and after this dental procedure.

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