Did You Know: Gum Disease Is Linked To OTHER Diseases

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Let’s not jump into any scary overwhelming research, instead let’s re-jog the memory; Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease) begins as gingivitis which is the mildest form of periodontal disease. Gingivitis is often caused by poor oral hygiene and is most likely … Read More

DENTISTRY IS EXPENSIVE! Well, it can get that way…

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The patient asks, “How much to pull this tooth out?” The dentist answers, “$300.” Surprised, the patient asks, “$300 for just a few minutes work?” The dentist replies, “Well, I can extract it very slowly if you’d like?”   Dental … Read More

What does Myofunctional technology look like?

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About a month ago we posted some information on what Myofunctional Research Co. technology is. We thought it might be nice for you to see what Myobraces look like, so here’s a couple of pictures of the pink and blue Myobraces, … Read More

Braces on Waiheke – Part 2

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In this article we’ll look at Myofunctional Research Co. treatment Myofunctional Research Co. technology is designed to treat developing teeth & jaw crowding problems in children. Their Trainer and Myobrace Systems are a no-braces approach to straightening your child’s teeth … Read More

Braces on Waiheke – Part 1

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We offer orthodontic services using both Fastbraces® Technology and Myofunctional Research Co® technologies. In this article we’ll look at Fastbraces. Fastbraces is great for sorting out front teeth that are out-of-line, twisted or tilted. It is suitable for both adults and adolescents. It … Read More

How is sugar bad for our teeth again?

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We’ve all been told before that sugar is the enemy of our beloved tooth enamel, but here are those details that are handy to know… Your mouth contains the natural bacteria Streptococcus. Once combined with sugar, this bacteria breaks sugar down into … Read More

Quick update on Fastbraces® Waiheke

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Fastbraces® is great for sorting out front teeth that are out-of-line, twisted or tilted. It’s suitable for both adults and adolescents, and it’s able to be used for a number of orthodontic issues; you just need to book a free consultation with us … Read More

Yikes! Toddlers with rotten teeth!

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This will shock you! Dentist Rob Beaglehole describes his recent experiences and having to extract teeth from a child only 18 months old in an article published by stuff.co.nz yesterday.   The article states: “Each year 35,000 children aged under … Read More

We hosted a Free Dental Day!

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On Saturday the 16th May the team at Waiheke Dental Centre hosted a Free Dental Day as part of a nation wide initiative by the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) and the Southern Cross Health Trust. We wanted to help … Read More

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