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November 2016 Today’s Dentistry eNewsletter

Upcoming free information evening, news and sedation options

What sedation drugs do dentist use?

TD - Quote for NewsletterIV sedation is also an option for patients that are fearful of the dentist.”

Whether you get funny in the tummy just thinking about it, or you have serious dental-chair trauma, it can help to learn about what’s what in dental sedation – so you’ll know exactly what’s going on when you’re called into the dental room. This includes:

  • Differences between different sedation drugs 
  • Side effects of each one
  • Reasons why dentists and patients would choose each one

In this article Dr. David Kerr talks us through the options for people who suffer from dental fear and anxieties.

What you need to know about sedation and general anaesthetics – Click ‘here’ to read more.

News around our practice

annieAnnie is getting married twice this month! Once at Sanctuary Cove and once in Singapore.

Alisha and Joey are loving parenthood with their first child Leonardo born at the end of October – Congratulations!

Chanelle & Carlene are going to a national hygienist’s conference in Hobart this month. They plan on catching up Caitlin and Alicia who used to work with us and now live in Tasmania.



Our Videos

overlayMeet our dentist Dr David Kerr, who’ll be speaking at our upcoming free dental seminar on orthodontics. Watch video >

Click ‘here‘ to find out more about this seminar

Come along to our free dental seminar on Orthodontics options this Wednesday night at 6pm and we’ll be happy to answer all your questions from how young do kids start orthodontics to braces for adults.


Existing patients are invited to bring a friend and enjoy our hospitality. RSVP to Monica on 3263 2677 or reply to this email


TD_Ortho_seminar_banner1-768x240To get an idea of just some of the topics we’ll cover, read our popular Ask a Dentist articles:


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We had a big birthday last month in October- ‘Happy Birthday’ to Chanelle, Annie and Tony.

In November we will also celebrate David and Robyn’s birthdays!

Call us on 3263 2677 or reply to this email if you have questions or to check your eligibility.

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Patient Centre

Packed with useful information, links and resources for you – our patient.

More dental resources here

  • Replacing Silver Fillings - “Do you think people with old ‘silver’ fillings should have them removed and replaced by more up-to-date materials?” – Question from Tony of Mango Hill, Brisbane Dr David Kerr replies: That’s a very common question and it’s one that is difficult to give a definitive yes or no answer. Although there has been no conclusive
  • Dr David Kerr during dental treatment with female patient Tooth Extraction Pain - “I have some tooth pain following a tooth extraction a couple of days ago. What is a normal amount of pain after an extraction and what is the expected healing time? What should I be aware of in relation to complications such as dry sockets and blood clots?”” – Question from Robert from Zillmere, Brisbane
  • Dr David Kerr during dental treatment with female patient Bad dental experience - Many people come to us telling us they’ve had a painful or bad dental experience in the past. It’s always sad when we hear this because it doesn’t have to be like this. Just because you’ve had a bad dental experience, it doesn’t mean history has to be repeated.

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