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Fear of the dentist affects one in seven Aussies!
Fear of going to the dentist is one of the biggest anxiety disorders and affects about one in seven Australian adults, making it one of the most prevalent anxiety disorders in the country. Avoiding going to dentist or not going regularly can lead to decayed, damaged and missing teeth. For some adults, fear of the dentist can be the result of...
Don't let fear ruin your teeth or smile
And for many children the situation can be far worse than a few fillings. At Inspiro we are seeing more and more children with advanced tooth decay. Many of these children are needing major tooth work such as complete tooth removal and crowns, often requiring anesthesia and costing parents many thousands of dollars.
Cathy Imperial, Inspiro dentist who specialises in dental for children talked to us about the issues she finds when checking children's teeth at school. I recently visited a local kinder to teach the kids how to take care of their teeth. While there I do a basic dental check-up for the children, which enables us to spot problems early before they become painful and costly.
Our happy teeth page - all about looking after your teeth
How to brush your teeth, what happens when you visit the dentist and the best foods to eat for healthy teeth (this page is for kids).
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Inspiro dental fees - Lilydale, Belgrave, Healesville
Our dental clinic offers quality, affordable dental care for the whole family. Help keep your family's teeth healthy and happy with high quality, affordable dental care from Inspiro. We offer a 10% discount off our
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The first is giving your body the right nutrition for inside your teeth. Your teeth are made up of a structure of minerals (such as calcium and phosphorus). Teeth are constantly building up that structure and need plenty of minerals to stay strong and healthy.
Answers to the most commonly asked dental questions
Being one of the largest dental clinics in Victoria we see thousands of clients every year. Here are some of the questions we get asked about the dental services we provide at Inspiro. Going to the dentist can be a little scary for many people, but it doesn't need to be if you understand why dentists do what they do. Some questions we get include can I go to the dentist when I am breast feeding, some ask about cost and others are more general in nature.
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6 food and drink tips from Inspiro dental for healthy teeth
For healthy teeth, food and drinks should be free of added sugar whenever possible. Tooth decay is a diet related disease. Sugars in the food and drinks you consume mix with the bacteria in the in the plaque on your teeth and produce acids. These acids attack the outer layers of the tooth (tooth enamel).
See our recommended food and drink to eat for healthy teeth here
Inspiro’s dental unit has new state of the art dental chairs
Recently Inspiro installed some amazing new dental chairs in our dental rooms at Lilydale. Clients are now able to sit in greater comfort in the ergonomically designed chairs that include some really impressive new features that can make your visit even better.
Dental services are coming soon to Healesville and Belgrave
The new Belgrave Community Hub is now open!,
Dental Health Week - Preschool awarded for improving the nutrition and oral health of Yarra Junction kids
The first Early Childhood Service, All Saints Kindergarten in Yarra Junction will receive a Smiles 4 Miles award this week, recognising their fantastic work, improving the oral health and nutrition of some of our youngest community members.
Smiles 4 Miles is an oral health promotion program for kindergarten-aged children developed by Dental Health Services Victoria and implemented in partnership with Inspiro throughout the Yarra Ranges, Valley and Hills.