Avoid Traumatic Dental Injury – Wear a Mouthguard.

Mouthguards can protect you from some serious sporting injuries, such as broken jaws, fractured, cracked or knocked-out teeth, cut lips and tongues. You can play any sport with a mouthguard, you don’t just have to be playing obvious contact sports like rugby union, rugby league, AFL, hockey, etc to sustain those kinds of injuries. Even non-contact sports like cricket, basketball and even netball, carry a real risk of accidental collision, resulting in dental trauma.

If you have braces it is highly recommended to wear a mouthguard to avoid grazes or serious injuries to the lip, cheek and tongue.

Our staff have recently completed a training course – Modern Mouthguards presented by Dr Brett Dorney. This hands on practical course will ensure that your mouthguard is made with special moulding techniques to minimise impact.

About Dr Dorney;

Dr Dorney has been awarded fellowships from The Academy for Sports Dentistry, the International College of Dentists and the Academy of Dentistry International and has also been lecturing for 20years in Australia and overseas on Prevention and Treatment of Traumatic Dental Injuries.

Get Snapped!

The team have been sharpening their photography skills. Together with 1122 Corp  our staff participated in a Clinical Photography course.

This course will assist us to provide the best clinical photos for all our Orthodontic, Cosmetic and General Dentistry.

What is Clinical photography you ASK ????

Clinical photography is the daily recording of clinical conditions presented by patients and is used for diagnosis or for recording a condition during the stages of treatment. At The Happy Tooth clinical photos are taken at each orthodontic appointment review every 2 – 4 weeks to see the progress of the patient’s treatment.

Project Yeti – Nepal Dental Aid Mission 2016

Stephanie, Belinda and Megan headed off on a life changing experience to Nepal. They worked with Project Yeti as Dental Aid for two weeks at the Kopan Monastery.

During their time at the Monastery; the girls got to experience the Buddhist religion, strict routine for the Monks and the Monastic lifestyle.

The girls are very thankful to all the Patients at The Happy Tooth, the Muswellbrook local community/business and Dr Alexys Ward, that made generous donations to help get them there.

“Real happiness in life starts when you begin to cherish others.”

About Project Yeti

The Project was founded in 2012 by Dr George Manos and his wife Helen. Dr Manos and Helen aimed to provide dental care and oral health education in Kathmandu. The clinic is within the Kopan Monastery which is near Boudhanath, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal.

Want to help?

Dental Operators and trained support staff are highly sort after. If you wish to volunteer with Project Yeti, please refer to their web site; http://www.projectyeti.org/volunteering