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Dentistry Through the Ages

Early hunter gatherer humans wouldn’t have had much use for the dentist. Their diet and sporadic access to food meant that very few people developed cavities. Paleopathologists estimate at most 14% of hunter gatherer remains showed evidence of cavities, with many showing no evidence at all.   This all changed with the advent of agriculture 10,000…

Going to the Dentist? The Pre-Checkup Checklist

At Haberfield Dental Practice we love new patients from all across Sydney and even if you’re a previous patient here are some tips that might before your next checkup. Previous Dental Records – if you’re a new patient, it’s best to contact your previous dentist and request to have your previous records and x-rays sent…

5 Tips to Get Your Toddlers Brushing

Toddlers can be a stubborn bunch. Getting them to eat veggies or accept when it’s their bedtime can be like… well, pulling teeth. The new found independence when they discover they can say “NO” is both why we love them, but also why we sometimes think about putting them up for adoption… Just kidding. Letting…

Teeth Whitening: How to Brighten up your Smile

So you want to get your teeth whitened? Getting that perfect celebrity white smile is a highly coveted goal for some people. And for good reason. Not only are white teeth a sign of good dental hygiene, they are also the focal point of your face, giving you the ability to meet any challenge head…

How to Beat Bad Breath?

Have you ever caught a whiff of someone’s bad breath? Or do you yourself worry yourself that you have a case of horrific halitosis? If your answer is YES, then don’t worry because Haberfield Dental Practice is here to help. As for how you tell your friend or loved one they have bad breath, you’re…

Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Teeth Alignment Option is Right for You?

Invisalign vs. Braces Thinking about cosmetic or functional teeth alignment options? Dental alignments can be a big and sometimes pricey commitment. Unlike teeth whitening, there are many factors from lifestyle, price, to your specific alignment needs. Deciding which approach is best for you is therefore crucial to the success of your long term teeth alignment…