News & Media

News & Media

Celebrating WA’s dads of dentistry: Dr Greg Crane

Posted 1st September 2020

ADAWA Councillor Dr Greg Crane has two children with his wife Susan: three-and-a-half-year-old Angus and a newborn baby girl, Arkie. We asked him if fatherhood had made him a better dentist ... Fatherhood has, without a doubt, made me practise dentistry differently, for the better. I have greater empathy for the busy schedule and financial changes…

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Meet Drs Victor Matsubara and Poh Hun Loh 

Posted 25th August 2020

Ahead of their Single Crowns Prep course in September, Brooke Evans-Butler caught up with Drs Victor Matsubara and Poh Hun Loh  With COVID restrictions putting many hands-on courses by interstate and international lecturers on hold, we are lucky to have quality presenters at our doorstep.  It is clear both Drs Victor Matsubara and Poh Hun…

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The hidden sugars you need to know about

Posted 31st July 2020

Nearly half of all adults (47.8%) consume too much sugar, figures from the Australian Dental Association (ADA) today reveal for Dental Health Week 2020 (August 3-9).  Add to this the fact that one in three (32.1%) adults is walking around with untreated tooth decay (compared to one in five or 20% the last time it…

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Australia’s Oral Health is Tracking in the Wrong Direction

Posted 31st July 2020

The increasing prevalence of tooth decay and gum disease among Australian adults are disturbuing new trends in the nation’s oral health.  Australian adults* are keeping their teeth for longer - but one in three of us is walking around with untreated tooth decay, while one in four has periodontal disease with periodontal pockets 4mm or…

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How Much Sugar is Hiding in your Trolley?

Posted 29th July 2020

Time to take a closer look at your supermarket purchases. They’re not as healthy as you might think. Being healthy is something that most of us aim for. We brush our teeth twice a day. We go for a jog around the neighbourhood. We eat a handful of nuts instead of chomping on a chocolate.…

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