Dr. Janette Candia graduated in dentistry in 1991. She is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner regulation Agency and the New Zealand Dental Council. She is also a member of Australian Society of Implant Dentistry and the Australian Academy of Dento-Facial Aesthetics. She has practiced dentistry in Australia and New Zealand.

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Stop the Spread of COVID-19: A Simple Guide from Main Beach Dental

stop the spread of covid-19 main beach Amid the recent COVID-19 outbreak, we are urging people to practise personal hygiene and keep a safe distance between anyone, especially those who are sick.

From picking objects up to turning knobs, we’re touching surfaces contaminated with pathogens.

These pathogens can be picked up by our hands and get into the body through mucous membranes on the face — eyes, nose, and mouth — that act as pathways to the throat and lungs.

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Prevent Dental Problems in the Golden Years

How To Prevent Dental Problems in the Golden Years dentist main beach Ageing isn’t always simple, and your mouth is no exception. Last century, the need for dentures in later life was a foregone conclusion.

Today, three-quarters of people over 65 retain at least some of their natural teeth.

At the same older people suffer higher rates of gum disease, dental decay, mouth infections, and tooth loss. These problems are nothing to smile about, but you can still do a lot to keep your mouth looking and feeling younger than its years.

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Valentine’s Day and Your Smile

valentines day and your smile In 2014, Australians spent some 90.9 million dollars on Valentine’s Day chocolate and confections.

Each year, Australians consume nearly 6 kilograms of chocolate. But candy and chocolate are not good for your dental health.

And bad dental health can affect the other gift that many people give their loved ones on Valentine’s Day – kisses!

And kisses can be good for you, as they stimulate saliva production and help keep your teeth clean.

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Top 7 Oral Hygiene Gift Ideas for Holidays from Main Beach Dental

top 7 oral hygiene gift ideas for holidays from main beach dental hero You’ve been beating your brains out for months now about what to get a certain someone (or more) on your list, and you’re this close to giving up.

They seem to have everything, don’t want more “stuff” or you just have no idea what a good gift would be.

In that case, why not give a few gifts that are aesthetically pleasing, practical, and healthy?

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Main Beach Dental – Top 4 Reasons to Use Your Dental Insurance Now

main beach dental top 4 reasons to use your dental insurance now The year is about to end, which probably means this year’s dental insurance benefits are, too.

Most dental insurance plans are based on a calendar year, meaning your remaining dental benefits will not roll over to the next year. Dental benefits will renew, instead, on January 1st.

And while the end of the year is busy for most of us, don’t forget to take a little time to visit your Main Beach dentist to discuss what can be done with your remaining dental benefits.