Blindness Cured by a Tooth

A remarkable story featured on Channel 9’s 60 Minutes showed a breakthrough operation (successfully trialled first in Australia) has cured a patient’s blindness by implanting a tooth into his eye. The procedure is performed on people suffering from corneal blindness,...

Did You Know? 15 Fun Dental Facts

At Clarinda Clinic we take dentistry very seriously, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun at the same time! Here are 15 fun and quirky dental facts In 1994, a prison inmate in West Virginia braided dental floss into a rope, scaled the wall and escaped. Ancient...
10 Simple Dental Health Self Tests

10 Simple Dental Health Self Tests

1. Are you brushing in the morning and at night time? Yes: Brushing twice a day is very important for optimal dental health and good oral hygiene. Brushing reduces the bacterial load in your mouth and can help prevent gum disease, bad breath, and teeth staining. No:...

The Benefits of Chewing Sugar Free Gum

Have a busy schedule? Want to make sure you are doing everything you can to maintain and improve your oral health? It is still very important to brush using a fluoride tooth paste and floss your teeth twice daily but chewing sugar free gum is an excellent way to help...

Staff Announcement

Clarinda Clinic would like to welcome Oral Health Therapist Bao-Chi Tran. She brings with her fresh enthusiasm and we are delighted that she has joined our team. Melissa will be away exploring Europe for three months. We anticipate that she will have lots of memorable...
Tooth Enamel Defects – 3 Treatment Options

Tooth Enamel Defects – 3 Treatment Options

Tooth Enamel Defects Clayton :: Tooth enamel is a semi translucent outer layer of the teeth. It is the hardest substance in our body but enamel does not contain any living cells, so it cannot restore itself if it was removed. It is the most highly mineralized...