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2017 Wrap Up

November 08th 2017 • Dental Health

Can you believe 2018 is just around the corner? We have had an exciting 2017 with many patients visiting our practice and completing their dental treatment. Early in 2017, we welcomed Katelyn Murray, Oral Health Therapist. Katelyn graduated in 2016 and has been a great addition to Harris Dental Boutique team, and our patients have […]


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Pregnant: Is it safe to visit the dentist?

October 02nd 2017 • Dental Health

We are often asked if it is safe to have a dental check-up and teeth cleaning during pregnancy. Katelyn our Oral Health Therapist at Harris Dental Boutique answers this and other important questions about pregnancy and visiting the dentist. When you are pregnant there is a huge list of doctor appointments, hospital tours, nursery shopping […]


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Medicare Child Dental Benefit

Update: Benefit Extended for a further 2 years. Read more about the details here. Come in and see Katelyn our Oral Health Therapist at Harris Dental Boutique and receive your full fee refunded 100% by medicare. Contact us today on 07 41590660. Medicare Child Dental Benefit As of June 30, 2016 the Australian Government Medicare Child […]


Smile Vanuatu

Smile Vanuatu

Some of you may remember our Dental Assistant Katelyn, who decided to pursue a career as an Oral Heath Therapist… Katelyn is now in the final year of her 3 year degree. Recently Katelyn attended a volunteer program with Smile Vanuatu, so I sat down with her and she shared her experience with me. Smile […]


Visiting the dentist in Bundaberg

Is it time to visit the dentist?

The dreaded Dentist!  Visiting the dentist in Bundaberg! Yes, there I said it, the dreaded dental visit! For most people this is often a nerve-wracking experience, just thinking about picking up the phone and making that appointment is stressful and completely normal! Visiting a dentist can be an embarrassing and emotional time, whether it is […]


Prevent Dental Decay

Prevent Dental Decay  – Nutrients naturally present in Milk, cheese and yoghurt such as Calcium, Casein and Phosphorus play an important role in helping prevent dental decay. I know a lot of people who will be very pleased about this! We all know that dairy products like milk, cheese and yoghurt are good for our bones […]


Free Information Meeting in Hervey Bay!

If you are missing one or more teeth, been told you need an implant or a crown or have a denture that is loose, then Dr Linc may have the answer for you. Learn about simple & easy ways to replace missing or problem teeth so that they look natural & work just like nature intended. […]


Whiter teeth… Should you bleach or have veneers?

So many people want whiter teeth!  Partly this is because everyone we see in the media and on TV either has super white teeth, or they have been photoshopped.  To be fair to TV people, studio lights make teeth that aren’t white look quite bad, so it’s no wonder they like them gleaming. However, it’s […]


Crooked teeth

The impacts of crooked teeth on your health

September 29th 2015 • Dental Health

Your appearance is not the only thing that can be negatively affected by crooked teeth. There are many ways your teeth can wreak havoc on your overall health. Crooked teeth can be genetic or other causes may include early loss of baby teeth, severe facial injury, poor childhood habits, such as tongue thrusting, tooth grinding, […]


What do you want

No one wants dentistry.  There, I said it. People sometimes want what dentistry can do for them. No one wants someone to extract their tooth, but sometimes people do want to be free from pain and extracting a tooth is how you get there. No one really wants an implant.  What they really want is […]


Are your teeth giving you a head ache

September 09th 2015 • Dental Health, News and Information

Headaches are one of the most common forms of pain.  While we all have them from time to time, there are some people that have them constantly. Chronic head and neck pain is debilitating and people suffering from it often have been to every specialist available, had blood tests, MRI’s and CT scans to rule […]


This crown thing

What does it mean when a dentist says a crown?  What is this crown thing?  Well you already have crowns if you have teeth. The crown is the part of the tooth that you chew with.  The other part of the tooth is the root, which hopefully, you never get to see because it should […]


Have you considered travelling overseas for dental treatment

Have you considered travelling overseas for dental treatment

Tourism is the worlds largest industry and with globalisation, health tourism has certainly taken off. Quite a few of my friends and patients have asked me lately what I think of dental tourism, or travelling to other countries for dentistry.  The most common destination is usually the Philippines or Thailand for Australians, or if you […]


Snoring! Does it affect your child’s grades at school?

Unhealthy or blocked airways are starting to be increasing linked to a range of dental and other developmental problems. In the old days, tonsils and adenoids were routinely removed to avoid infection.  With modern antibiotics, very few people have their adenoids or tonsils removed unless they have very severe occurrence of infection.  This has possibly lead […]


Beware of the Sporting Sins

August 06th 2015 • Dental Health, Preventive Dentistry

How your actions on and off the field impact your oral health It is Dental Health Week and in 2015 the Australian Dental Association is promoting and educating Australians about the effects of gym supplements, sports drinks and not wearing a mouthguard… Beware of the Sporting Sins! According to the ADA The Seven Sins of […]


When something is wrong in your mouth

August 05th 2015 • Dental Health, Preventive Dentistry

It can take a bit of the enjoyment out of life. Sure, dental issues aren’t serious like heart problems. But even if they don’t make you sick, they can be quite disabling. Don’t be embarrassed! While you might be terribly embarrassed and emotional about your teeth, we won’t judge you on the state they are […]


Looking for a local dentist near Bundaberg?

February 17th 2015 • Anxiety, Dental Health, Preventive Dentistry

  What is holding you back from your next dentist appointment? Are you worried about the pain and costs associated with dental treatment? People are often concerned about pain and costs, causing anxiety about their dental treatments. We regularly find that once we have finished treating a patient, the patient is surprised at the lack […]


5 benefits of good oral health

Did you know the condition of your oral health is connected to your overall health and wellbeing? 5 benefits of good oral health. Good oral health is a crucial to maintaining the health of your entire body. A regular oral health routine, including brushing and flossing, not only keeps your smile healthy but can also improve […]


Dental implants are an investment in the future of your oral health

July 22nd 2013 • Dental Health, Dental Implants

At Harris Dental Boutique in Bargara we offer our patients a healthy and long-lasting solution to tooth loss A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is surgically inserted into your jaw. The implant is made from titanium, a biocompatible metal that your body is unlikely to reject. Did You Know… Did you know […]


Do orthodontics and dental implants mix?

Harris Dental Boutique in Bargara, Bundaberg can mix orthodontic treatment and dental implants so that you can get the smile you’ve always wanted Dr Harris is extremely efficient in both implant dentistry and orthodontic treatment. At our practice in Bargara we can provide orthodontic treatment such as Invisalign and implant surgery to enhance the aesthetic […]


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