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The effect of mouthbreathing on overall health

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We all breathe through our mouths from time to time — when we’re congested as a result of allergies or a cold, or when we’re doing vigorous exercise, for example — and that’s completely normal. Mouth breathing can, however, cause a range of problems if you do it all the…


5 habits that could be affecting your oral health

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Even if you follow good oral hygiene habits, there may be lifestyle factors that are affecting your teeth and gums. Find out if any of your habits could be detrimental to your oral health … You eat too much sugar It’s no secret that sugar is an unhealthy choice when…


Have you heard about smile right payment plans?

We understand that quality dental care can often require a large financial investment. Dental issues can arise at the most inconvenient times, and we know that unexpected treatments can impact on your budget. But, we have good news! We now offer Smile Right, a range of simple payment plans that…


What causes sleep apnoea?

Could your deep bite or worn teeth be causing your sleep apnoea? Has a tongue tie you may have had since birth also possibly contributed to your condition? Obstructive sleep apnoea is a condition that can lead to a number of serious health conditions, and one that should be treated…


Delicious Sugar-Free Holiday Treats

As you can imagine, for dentists, the holidays can be a pretty scary time of year. Here at Future Dental, we are always looking out for the smiles of our Queensland patients. Which is why we have assembled this list of yummy holiday treats for you that won’t damage your…


5 ways to make your smile even more beautiful

As the holiday season approaches, it's likely that you'll be attending a number of social events. If you're concerned that your smile is not quite picture-perfect, consider a cosmetic treatment designed to make you smile from ear to ear. Whether you have a minor imperfection that's bothering you or are…


How effective are lip and tongue tie treatments?

As our name suggests, Future Dental Cairns is always at the forefront of new technologies. Our innovative laser treatments can correct lip and tongue ties safely and effectively. Lip and tongue ties have long flown under the radar of a lot of practitioners. Often to the detriment of patients who…


Looking for Expert Lip And Tongue Tie Treatments?

Tongue and lip tie treatments from Future Dental can help reconnect mothers and their children Tongue and lip tie is a condition that until quite recently has largely gone undiagnosed by many practitioners. Here at Future Dental in Cairns, we have a revolutionary laser treatment that allows your child to…


Effective Lip And Tongue Tie Treatments

Even if awareness of lip and tongue ties has grown over recent times it is still an issue which can go largely unnoticed Lip and tongue ties can cause an array of issues for both mum and baby and it frequently happens that physicians either completely miss them or don’t assess…


Why You Should Consider A Simple Mouth Splint for Sleep Apnoea Relief

It may only look like a simple mouth splint for sleep apnoea treatment, but the new Oventus appliance from Future Dental is giving our Cairns patients the sleep they deserve.  Obstructive Sleep Apnoea is a condition that affects as much as 40% of the population. Whether you snore every night or…


How Important Are Dental Check-Ups?

Future Dental provide minimally invasive and technologically advanced cleaning treatments that will effectively maintain your oral health Our aim here at Future Dental is to provide our Cairns patients with the highest levels of oral care and minimally invasive dentistry. We are passionate about changing people’s lives and smiles for…


Considering Teeth Whitening Treatment?

At Future Dental we are now happy to offer BIOLASE teeth whitening treatments There a number of ‘home remedies’ to whiten your teeth but nothing can compare to having your teeth whitened by qualified and experienced dental professionals. Even take-home teeth whitening that has become so popular in recent years…


Safe Removal of Mercury Amalgam Fillings

What are amalgam fillings? Dental amalgam is a liquid mercury-alloy mixture that has been used to fill dental cavities caused by tooth decay. Millions of people have amalgam fillings, but concern has been raised about the safety of the mercury-containing fillings. At Future Dental, we often hear concerns about the…


Why you should consider oventus to stop snoring

Snoring and other airway concerns can be a massive drain both emotionally and physically. The Oventus custom-made mouthguard from Future Dental in Cairns can give you back your quality of life. One of the pillars of our practice and what we are absolutely passionate about, is changing the lives of…


Cairns dental care for FIFO, remote areas, and shift workers

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Future Dental has been operating in Cairns since 1976. Over three decades we have drawn clients from near and far and we understand the dental needs and care provisions of FIFO workers, shift workers and those who live in remote areas. We are proud to call these people our clients…


Could a dry July boost your oral health? The benefits of having a break from the booze

It seems that Australians just love to drink. Whether it’s a glass of red from the Barossa Valley or you prefer a Milton Mango (which is XXXX Gold for those who haven’t caught on yet), there is no questioning our alcohol obsession. So what happens when thousands of Aussies decide…


How do I know if I am receiving value for money with my dental treatment?

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How do we value the price of dental treatment? When we have nothing else to compare the value and quality of our dental treatment apart from comparing fees, it is natural for us to presume that the cheaper the fees the better value we receive. We naturally assume a commodity…


Get the best dental treatment for you in bite-size instalments

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Want the best dental treatment for you, but aren’t sure what your options are? Dental health is not a particularly exciting topic. Nor is the prospect of visiting a dentist and having treatment. But surely it’s better than being in pain? After all, pain—aside from being uncomfortable—is our body’s way…


Not all dentists are the same…

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Your First Oral Health Examination at Future Dental Did you ever have an appointment for a dental examination and found it only took 5 minutes and you thought “Wow! That was easy. I’m must be in better dental health than I thought.” And did you also think after your quick…


Not happy with your extras cover? Maybe it’s #Time2Switch!

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With more and more Australians favouring extras policies over hospital cover, there is a growing call for private health insurance reform due to increased premiums and lack of transparency among providers. Dental cover is a necessity for most people and with an increasing amount of insurers owning and operating dental…


Government announces increased support of the Child Dental Benefits Schedule

Child Dental Benefit Schedule

Your children’s oral health can be an area of constant concern for many parents, especially for those who struggle to afford regular dental care. Although the overall oral health of children has improved significantly since the mid-late 1970s, many Australian children don’t have regular access to necessary dental care. Since…


Is your baby having problems latching on to breastfeed? We may be able to help!

Tongue Ties, Lip Ties

Tongue ties and lip ties are a congenital condition in which a piece of connective tissue is too short; in lip ties this is the tissue attaching the lip to the gum, and in tongue ties it’s the tissue connecting your tongue to the floor of your mouth. When there…


The sleep apnoea symptoms you might not know about

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Snoring and daytime drowsiness are probably the best known symptoms of sleep apnoea, but did you know there are quite a few others which aren’t quite as well known? We’ve compiled a questionnaire we use to help our patients identify if they have the symptoms of sleep apnoea, and some…


Case Study: Eloise’s Cfast orthodontics journey

Cfast orthodontic treatment Cairns

Future Dental’s Eloise Webb recently underwent Cfast orthodontic treatment with Dr . Here’s her journey in her own words. Whilst being fairly happy with my smile, I have always wanted to have perfectly straight upper and lower front teeth. There was some overlap of my upper lateral incisors (the teeth…

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