Why Updating Your Medical History At Your Dentist Visit Is Important?

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Why does a dentist need to know about your other health issues, when you are just there to seethem about your teeth? You take medications, but this doesn’t affect your teeth, does it? It is important that your dentist is aware of your medical history and any medications you aretaking and is this updated regularly […]

Is Vaping Bad For My Teeth?

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Vapes are marketed as the ‘safer’ alternative to cigarettes. While there is no tobacco in vapes theydo contain nicotine and other harmful chemicals, that can affect your teeth. So what are the effects of vapes on my teeth? 1) Stained Teeth Both smoking and vaping introduce harmful chemicals such as nicotine, tar, and other toxinsto […]

Defeating Dental Decay: A Smile-Saving Guide

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At My Dentist Mackay, we are here to help you maintain a healthy and beautiful smile. Dental decayor cavities as it is commonly known, is a common oral health issue that affects people of all ages. Let’sexplore the causes, prevention, and treatment options for dental decay, empowering you to takecontrol of your oral health and […]


Invisalign Cost Mackay

Are you thinking about Invisalign? Are you unhappy with your smile? Do you have crowded teeth, gappy teeth, an uneven smile or an overbite? Do you wish you didn’t have to hide your smile and could smile confidently? Invisalign is a popular treatment to help achieve the smile you want. It is never too late to […]

How Can I Keep My Teeth White?

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Great question! After teeth whitening, there are a few simple steps you can take to help maintain your results: FYI whitening toothpastes don’t whiten teeth (despite whatever they are saying on Tik Tok ;). You are better to save the extra money you spend to get a special ‘tooth whitening’ toothpaste and save that money […]

Porcelain or Ceramic Veneers

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Would you like a nicer smile? Who wouldn’t – right?! Porcelain or composite veneers are a great option for achieving this.  What is the difference and which is better for you? Porcelain veneers are the ‘premium’ option. They are thin ceramic covers bonded to the teeth, which custom made in a premium dental laboratory. They provide the […]

10 Tips To Ensure Your Child’s First Dentist Visit Is A Success

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10 Tips To Ensure Your Child’s First Dentist Visit Is A Success Dentists recommend that children have their first checkup around 2 years of age. That first visit and interaction with the dentist i.e. new person they’ve never seen before ….and who wants to look in their mouth (!)… can be fun, enjoyable and create […]

Unlock Your Best Smile With Invisalign

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Unlock Your Best Smile With Invisalign Are you embarrassed to smile?  Do you wish you’d had braces as a child and didn’t have to worry about your teeth as an adult? Do you want to fix your teeth, but don’t want others to know about it. Well… these days we have Invisalign.  This treatment offers […]

Hate Trying To Floss & Considering A Water Flosser?

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You hate to floss right? I get it. Wrapping bits of string around your fingers and poking into difficult-to-access places, isn’t much fun. Plus it takes so much time and you are so busy! Do I even need to floss? Well, the short answer is.. yes, you do! Tooth brushing alone only cleans half the tooth making you […]

Smile Makeover

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How To Get The Smile You’ve Always Wanted: Smile Makeover Are you embarrassed to smile in photos?  Are your teeth yellow? Do your kids comment on your teeth?  You don’t have to wait for a special occasion to treat yourself to a new smile… If you have dull, crooked, ‘gappy’, misshapen, worn teeth, or even […]