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Here’s how a therapy dog can help you relax at the dentist

Whilst us dentists are feared by some people, we are really nice, I promise. At Advanced Dental Care Clinic in Oxenford we understand that some people just don’t like coming to the dentist. With the introduction of laser dentistry making dental procedures less invasive we have been able to offer…

How to get your kids to clean their teeth (our top tips that really work)

Most parents that are reading this have probably done the toothbrush tussle; we as parents know that we are only doing what is best for our kids but getting them to clean their teeth twice daily can be an arduous task filled with tantrums and tears. At Advanced Dental Care…

The relationship between healthy diet and healthy teeth.

You are what you eat, and this is very true when it comes to your teeth. Your diet has a large impact on your smile. The food and drinks you choose, and how you consume them can affect your overall health. Tooth decay is one of the most common side…

Make your children’s dental experiences more comfortable with Laser treatment

It’s a common myth that all children are scared of the dentist, but in our experience at Advanced Dental Care Clinic, we have a lot of children that happily come and sit in the chair for their treatment, however there are a few children that find the experience a little…

Why chewing gum might actually be good for your teeth

Gum has had a rollercoaster of a ride over the last century; first gum was seen as the food of miscreants, then it was given the cool stamp of approval when films like Grease featured it, so much so that the cast chewed their way through more than 100,000 pieces…

Should I use a mouthwash?

Your mother probably taught you to brush your teeth and floss morning and night. As you got older you probably thought adding mouthwash into the mix was assisting with your oral hygiene, let’s take a look and see if that is the case. Whether you have an important meeting, or…

Want straight teeth? Let’s talk about Fastbraces.

At Advanced Dental Care Clinic, we can’t tell you just how much we LOVE Fastbraces! Seeing the look on a client’s face when their treatment is complete, and knowing they have the confidence to smile makes our day. When you want straight teeth, and you want them quickly, the answer…

What’s the difference between amalgam, composite and porcelain?

When you go to your dentist and you need a filling, generally all you need to know is that your dentist is going to take out all the decay out and replace it with something that will fill the void. There are a few options available to you, at Advanced…

Wisdom teeth…are they a problem?

Humans evolved so we walk on two legs we have less hair, but in all our wisdom we haven’t evolved beyond wisdom teeth. Our mouths can comfortably fit 28 teeth, but with the addition of wisdom teeth there are 32, making it a bit of a squeeze. So, what happens?…

Cosmetics, the difference between crowns, inlays, onlays, veneers and smile design.

When you go to the dentist it might be because something hurts, or something doesn’t look right. When you visit Advanced Dental Care Clinic in Oxenford, on the Gold Coast we take extra time with each patient to not only diagnose the problem, but to also educate you on your…

Can I still get dental treatment when I’m pregnant? Yes!!

Pregnancy is a beautiful time, growing another human life is a gift and one that should be cherished. Don’t worry, your pregnancy doesn’t need to be at the cost of your oral hygiene, it is still perfectly safe to visit the dentist when you are pregnant, and it is actually…

Reasons why you need regular dental check ups

Reasons why you need regular dental check ups

Prevention is always better than cure. Visiting your dentist at least every 6 months is one of the best ways to ensure your teeth and gums stay healthy. The dentist finds those hiding places of plaque and tartar Even the most conscientious brusher and flosser needs to visit the dentist…

How to floss properly

How to floss properly

Flossing is an integral part of your dental hygiene routine, so its surprising that so many people neglect to do it. If you aren’t flossing your teeth you are missing just under 50% of your tooth surfaces. Why is flossing so important? Flossing, combined with toothbrushing helps remove plaque from…

Knocked out tooth? Act Fast!

Knocked out tooth? Act Fast!

A missing tooth can be a cause for embarrassment and make a big difference to your appearance. If a tooth gets knocked out, don’t procrastinate, take action straight away and you might actually be able to save it. A missing tooth at the front looks bad, but what if it’s…

4 Common dental myths busted

4 Common dental myths busted

Even when you have a great dentist like those at Advanced Dental Care Clinic, you still want to avoid unnecessary visits by maintaining healthy dental hygiene. There are a few myths we want to bust today that might be making your dentist visits more frequent. The more I brush, the…

5 everyday food items that are harming your teeth

5 everyday food items that are harming your teeth

We all know that coffee and wine are generally not the best things to drink should we want bright white teeth, but did you know there are foods out there that you should probably avoid should you want a big, white, bright smile. Here are 5 foods that you might…

Teaching your child to brush properly

Teaching your child to brush properly

Brushing and flossing should be taught with the same vigour that a child is taught to walk. It should be as habitual as putting one foot in front of the other. Every child should know to brush their teeth every morning and every night. When should I start brushing my…

When You Are In Pain, An Emergency Dentist Is Your Best Friend

When You Are In Pain, An Emergency Dentist Is Your Best Friend - Gold Coast

There are not many things worse than the pain inflicted by an aching tooth. Something about the pain being in your mouth seems to intensify the discomfort, not to mention making it very difficult to eat or drink anything. When you have a bad toothache, life really is a misery.…

What’s the Difference Between Dentures and Dental Implants

What's the Difference Between Dentures and Dental Implants - Gold Coast

Unless you are a dentist yourself, or have had dentures or dental implants, you might be wondering what the difference is. For clarity, in this post we’ll briefly cover what both dentures and dental implants actually are. Dentures Dentures are also commonly referred to as “false teeth”. And that’s exactly…

What Causes Tooth Decay and How To Avoid It

What Causes Tooth Decay and How To Avoid It - Gold Coast

Most of us will suffer from tooth decay at some stage throughout our lives. Even people who generally take good care of their teeth can suffer decay. While tooth decay may not be completely avoidable, there definitely are certain factors that contribute to the development of decay, and avoiding these…

What Are Fastbraces and Do I Need Them

What Are Fastbraces and Do I Need Them - Gold Coast

We all desire a perfect and dazzling smile, but this can be hard if we have crooked teeth. Let’s look at a fast way of correcting the problem so you can feel confident every time you smile. Fastbraces Explained When teeth are crooked, or have gaping, unsightly gaps between them,…

Top Tips for Looking After Your Teeth

Top Tips for Looking After Your Teeth - Gold Coast

We get most of our adult teeth at quite an early age, and these teeth have to serve us faithfully for the rest of our lives. That’s why it’s so important we take good care of them. Here are some top tips for looking after your teeth. Visit Your Dentist…

The Top Reasons Why regular Dental Check-ups Are So Important

The Top Reasons Why regular Dental Check-ups Are So Important - Gold Coast

When was the last time you visited your dentist for a check-up? If you’re like many people, you probably only pay a visit to your dentist when you are in pain and need immediate treatment. The problem with waiting until there is an issue, is that the problem is likely…

Proper Dental Care Can Be Affordable

Proper Dental Care Can Be Affordable - Gold Coast

Some people shy away from regular visits to the dentist because of the cost; maybe only visiting a clinic in the case of an emergency due to severe toothache or a broken tooth. While the sound of the drill and the discomfort of a dentist poking around inside our mouths…

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When it comes to maintaining your healthy smile why not talk to Dr Ruth Parrag at Advanced Dental Care Clinic in Oxenford?

Our Fotona Lightwalker Dental Laser has revolutionised the way we do dental work; with less invasive and more precise procedures, you can enjoy a more comfortable dental visit.

Laser treatments are the healthier option and we’re not limited by the treatments it can do; we can perform fillings, onlays, root canal treatments, gum disease treatments, gum lifts and crown lengthening to name a few, all using dental lasers.

Laser technology is among the greatest innovations in modern dentistry, and it keeps getting better!! Did you know that with the use of a dental laser, treatments are now faster, more effective and healing times are shorter?

Come and see why Dr Ruth Parrag has earned widespread acclaim for her ability to treat patients with cutting-edge pain-less treatment.

Contact our friendly team at Advanced Dental Care Clinic in Oxenford or come and visit and meet our therapy dogs!! Rest assured you are receiving the most precise and effective treatment in the dental industry.

Fotona Lightwalker

Contact Details

Phone: 07 5580 3555
Fax: 07 5580 3999

Suite 4B, Cottonwood Plaza, 5 Cottonwood Place
Oxenford, Gold Coast, QLD 4210

Opening Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 4pm