December 21, 2018

Occlusion is defined as making contact with the surface of an opposing tooth when the jaws are closed. 

Normal Occlusion - For a normal occlusion, the mesio-buccal cusp of the maxillary first molar is aligned with the buccal groove of the mandibular first molar. 

Class 1...

December 17, 2018

Ectopic eruption is classified as the malposition of a permanent tooth bud resulting in the tooth erupting in the wrong place. This is quite common for the central incisors (as pictured below). It is believed one in seven children will experience this. 

If the baby toot...

December 17, 2018

Christmas is now only a week away, and all the staff at Gentle Care Dentistry would like to wish our patients a happy and safe holiday period.

Our Opening Hours

Gentle Care Dentistry will be closed from 24/12/2018 to 03/01/2018. We will be opening on Friday 04/01/2018 wi...

June 29, 2018

Gentle Care Dentistry's online booking system is now linked with Health Engine. We made this change due to patient feedback, and the user-friendliness of the booking system. 

Click on the link below to take you to the booking page

June 25, 2018

Some of our patients come in and ask us if fluoride is good for us as they have heard the myths that fluoride isn't natural, it doesn't prevent tooth decay and can cause a range of medical problems. 

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) advise:


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