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What Causes Cavities?

Cavities or holes are formed by acid producing bacteria that live on the plaque in your mouth. When sugars and starches aren’t cleaned off your teeth, bacteria quickly begin feeding on them and form plaque. The acids in plaque remove minerals in your tooth’s hard, outer enamel. This erosion causes tiny openings or holes in the enamel — the first stage of cavities.

Brushing and flossing your teeth as well as having them professionally cleaned by our dentists twice a year decreases the level of these damaging bacteria in your mouth. Lack of tooth brushing allows the bacteria to grow producing too much acid which then causes cavities.

Sugary foods feed these bacteria making them produce more acid! So keep brushing and flossing twice a day and keep a healthy, low-sugar diet. These good habits will hopefully lead to a cavity-free visit to Church St Dental!

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By Churchstdental | November 8, 2019

Blog Post – Careers Day Wyong Public School

On Thursday the 12th of September Wyong Public School held their annual Careers day expo. We were invited, along with other businesses around our local area, to hold a stall within the school. To represent the team at Church St Dental, I (Sam) went and attended the day representing our dental assistants. I was one…

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By Churchstdental | September 27, 2019

Jilliby Primary School Fete

On Saturday 21st of September, one of our Receptionists Melanie and Dental Assistants Natalie visited Jilliby Primary School for their family and community fun day, celebrating 130 years! The school is situated on Jilliby Road in Jilliby just under 10 minutes from us in Wyong, and has about 50 pupils who travel to school along…

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By Churchstdental | July 10, 2019

Child Dental Benefit Scheme – Is My Child Eligible?

You may not be aware of it, but your child could be eligible for up to $1000 for dental work covered by Medicare. This amazing project is called the Child Dental Benefit Schedule (CDBS) and it is helping families get their children the dental work they need.  Did you know that 1 in 4 children…

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