Pregnancy & Your Teeth: Important Info

Pregnancy and dental health

It can be hard to keep up with well-intentioned advice from family and friends when you are pregnant. But it’s important you discern fact from fiction so you can take the best care of your teeth during this special time. To help you along, we’ve created a go-to list of FAQs on pregnancy and your […]

10 (Really Great) Ways To Save Money at the Dentist

Yes – you CAN save on dental! Looking after your teeth should always be a priority. Good dental health increases your chances of improved overall health – and fewer dental bills. But there’s no need to spend a fortune at the dentist; you can keep your dental expenses down by getting smart and taking advantage […]

Menopause & Your Oral Health

Womens dental health

Going through menopause? A surprising amount of changes can happen to your teeth and gums during this time, but there’s no reason to alarmed – providing you take a few moments to get informed. Hormone changes experienced during menopause affect nearly every part of our body, with our teeth, bones and gums being no exception. […]

Introducing Dentist Dr Joshua Dunn

Dr Joshua Dunn - Dentist

Great news – Dr Josh has joined the Marketplace Dental team! Originally from nearby Colingullie, popular local Dr Josh has been practising dental in various rural New South Wales clinics, and we’re thrilled to announce that he’s now joined our team. For those of you who don’t know Dr Josh, he grew up on a […]

11 Reasons You Need an Emergency Dental Appointment

Looking for an emergency dentist in Wagga

As all non-essential dental treatments have temporarily been put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you can only see the dentist for dental emergencies or essential dental procedures. However, we recommend that if you’re not sure if your dental concern is urgent, please call our dental clinic to discuss your symptoms and concerns over the phone. […]

Can I Go to the Dentist During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

COVID-19

UPDATE AS OF 1 AUG, 2020: Marketplace Dental can now offer ALL treatments for most patients, operating under the ADA’s Level 1 dental service  restrictions, providing they show no signs of illness. Previously, certain limitations applied, restricting some procedures. At the time of original publication, only emergencies were allowed, but as above, these restrictions have now eased. If your […]

Broken or Knocked-out Tooth? It’s a Dental Emergency.

Skateboard-Accident Emergency

Read what to do right now A broken or knocked out a tooth (dental avulsion) is a dental emergency. If possible, try to find the tooth that has been displaced, but whether you can find the tooth or not, you must call us immediately for professional advice. Contact Us Now Knocked-out tooth/teeth (adults) Act quickly, and […]

Too many young NSW kids have cavities.

Child brushing teeth model

Want to help keep your children out of hospital? Look after their teeth! That’s the message given by the New South Wales ADA, which is accompanied by some worrisome facts from NSW health data. Preventable dental issues are the number one reason children are admitted to hospital in New South Wales, and there are long […]

Child Dental Benefits Schedule: Free Dental for Kids

Children

Keeping your kids’ teeth healthy may even be free… According to the ADA, millions of Aussie kids are eligible for free dental, but only one third of them are taking advantage of what’s available by the government. The Child Dental Benefits Schedule covers Australian children aged between 2 to 17 who receive a government benefit […]