Frequently Asked Questions
Camp Hill Dental will provide you with different treatment options and an itemised quote. The itemised quote will allow you to contact your health insurance provided (if required), prior to your scheduled appointment, to ascertain in advance the rebate which they will be giving for the proposed treatment.
Camp Hill Dental expect that fees are paid on the day of treatment, through any of the following: Cash, Cheques, Credit Cards (AMEX, M/C ,VISA), Health Fund Cards, Veteran Affairs, Medicare CDBS and Metro South Oral Health Service Vouchers.
Camp Hill Dental provide HICAPS for your direct onsite health fund claim. Bring in your health fund card on the day of treatment and you will simply pay the difference!
What is the best way to brush my teeth?
The circular method of tooth brushing is easy to master. It is simple and effective.
With teeth closed, the upper and lower outer surfaces of the teeth are brushed simultaneously using large, gentle, circular strokes. For the inside of the teeth, small circular strokes are performed on the lower jaw followed by the top jaw (or vice versa). Tooth brushing should take approximately 2 minutes to complete.
What is Dental Erosion?
Dental erosion is the irreversible loss of tooth structure that affects the enamel and dentine. The cause of dental erosion is acid attack. The resulting loss of tooth structure is unsightly, reduces function and is often painful. Damage caused can be costly and difficult to repair.
Many drinks including soft drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks and fruit juices contain acids which can dissolve your teeth. Most of these drinks also have a high sugar content which can cause the teeth to decay.
What Drinks can affect my teeth?
Below is a table which may be used as a guide to determine the acid content of various substances. pH is a measure of the acidity of a substance. Teeth begin to dissolve at a pH below 5.5 (which is in red in the table below). Teeth are naturally resilient and can sustain up to four acid attacks per day, without resulting in decay. Count how many times your teeth are under an acid attack in one day – you just may be surprised!
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