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.
January 10, 2019
The HBF preferred provider schemes ceased to exist January 1, 2019, and HBF has introduced HBF Members Plus as a replacement.Read More about Health Funds.
November 9, 2018
Recently HBF announce the existing HBF preferred provider scheme will cease December 31, 2018.Read More about Health Funds.
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.
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
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
Dental Health Week
August 10, 2018
Dental Health week this year had the theme of “Watch Your Mouth”.Read More about Dental Health Week
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Colgate Toothpastes
June 5, 2018
I have been receiving videos from Colgate on my computer recently. Colgate is releasing nature’s extracts toothpastesRead More about the New Colgate Toothpastes.
May 31, 2018
Monday June 4, 2018 is the Western Australia Day Public Holiday.Read More about the Western Australia Day Public Holiday.
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.
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.
Online Booking of Dental Appointments
May 15, 2018
Patients expect booking a dental appointment online.Read More about booking dental appointments online.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Easter Holidays 2018
March 28, 2018
The Port Kennedy Dental Group will not be open over the Easter Holidays.Read More about Easter Holidays
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