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Port Kennedy Dental Group's Blog


Summaries and links to the Port Kennedy Dental Group's Blog pages, containing random thoughts and information related to dentistry and our Dental Clinic.

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Health Fund News
November 9, 2018

Recently HBF announce the existing HBF preferred provider scheme will cease December 31, 2018.

Read More about Health Funds.

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Bupa Platinum

Bupa Platinum Provider

October 7, 2018

The Port Kennedy Dental Group is part of the new Bupa Members First Platinum network.

Read More about Bupa Members First Platinum Network.

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Public Holiday

Queen's Birthday

September 17, 2018

Monday September 24, 2018 is the Queen's Birthday public holiday in Western Australia.

Read More about the Queen's Birthday Holiday

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Nutrition and your mouth

Nutrition and your Mouth

September 10, 2018

Poor diet and nutrition affects your overall health (the mouth being part of this).

Read More about Nutrition and your Mouth

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Port Kennedy Dental Health Week

Dental Health Week

August 10, 2018

Dental Health week this year had the theme of “Watch Your Mouth”.

Read More about Dental Health Week

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Port Kennedy Dental Sleep Apnoea and Snoring

Sleep Apnoea

July 30, 2018

Management of sleep-disordered breathing issues such as sleep apnoea and snoring are becoming common treatments.

Read More about Dentistry and Sleep Apnoea.

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Port Kennedy Osteoporosis

Dentistry and Osteoporosis

July 19, 2018

Many patients are not happy that the Port Kennedy Dental Group requires completion and updating of a detailed medical history.

Read More about Dentistry and Osteoporosis.

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Port Kennedy Autoclave

Autoclave Servicing and Validation

June 26, 2018

It is again time, for our autoclave validation and X-ray compliance tests.The autoclave is used to sterilise instruments, and we must be sure it works.

Read More about Autoclave Servicing and Validation.

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WA childrens Hospital

West Australian Children's Hospital

June 18, 2018

The Perth Children's Hospital is now open, and the Princess Margaret Hospital for children is now closed. Princess Margaret had previously provided urgent oral/dental/facial treatment for young children.

Read More about the new Children' Hospital.

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Port Kennedy Oral Health Tracker

Australian Oral Health Tracker

June 11, 2018

Targets have been set to improve the oral health of Australians by the year 2025. An Oral health tracker has been developed to show our current status and the target to be achieved in 2025.

Read More about the Australian Oral Health Tracker.

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Colgate Toothpaste

New Colgate Toothpastes

June 5, 2018

I have been receiving videos from Colgate on my computer recently. Colgate is releasing nature’s extracts toothpastes

Read More about the New Colgate Toothpastes.

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Perth Foundation

Foundation Day

May 31, 2018

Monday June 4, 2018 is the Western Australia Day Public Holiday.

Read More about the Western Australia Day Public Holiday.

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Port Kennedy

Port Kennedy

May 22, 2018

Port Kennedy is a southern suburb in the City of Rockingham. Port Kennedy is named after Sir Arthur Edward Kennedy a governor of Western Australia (1855-1862).

Read More about Port Kennedy.

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Dental Emergencies

May 22, 2018

Patients may find themselves requiring emergency dentistry in the Port Kennedy Area. The Port Kennedy Dental Group tries hard to reserve time each day to provide urgent treatment.

Read More about Dental Emergencies.

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Health Engine

Online Booking of Dental Appointments

May 15, 2018

Patients expect booking a dental appointment online.

Read More about booking dental appointments online.

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Parliament House

Federal Budget 2018

May 11, 2018

The Federal Budget has been delivered and may impact dentistry in a few small areas.

Read More about the Australian Federal Budget 2018

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Toothpaste recommended at Port Kennedy Group

What is inside Toothpaste

May 5, 2018

Recently a patient at the Port Kennedy Dental Group asked what is in toothpaste?

Read More about What is inside Toothpaste

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Fang Farriers

Anzac Day 2018

April 25, 2018

On Anzac day, we remember all those who served during wars or armed conflicts.

Read More about Anzac Day 2018

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Sugar Drink

U.K. Sugar Tax

April 20, 2018

The United Kingdom Sugar Tax recently came into Effect, April 2018. This tax increases the purchase cost of a sugar-sweetened drink. Hopefully, increased price will reduce intake of sugar-sweetened drinks.

Read More about the U.K. Sugar Tax

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Port Kennedy Mouthguards

Mouth-guards for Sport

April 9, 2018

Mouth-guards protect Teeth, Gums and Jaws. Mouth-guards should be worn in most if not all sports.

Read More about Mouth-guards for Sport

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Damaging Hard Tooth Brush

Sensitive Teeth

April 3, 2018

At Port Kennedy Dental, I regularly examine patients, discovering damage caused by incorrect tooth brushing.  These patients typically have a healthy mouth, but have "worn away" gums and teeth.

Read More about Sensitive Teeth

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Easter Holidays 2018

March 28, 2018

The Port Kennedy Dental Group will not be open over the Easter Holidays.

Read More about Easter Holidays

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Welcome To Our Blog

March 15, 2018

At Port Kennedy Dental Group The heart of our practice is maintaining a healthy relationship between patients and their teeth.

Read More about Our Blog

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