The Fraser Dental News

Fraser Dental Staff News: February 2020

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Arrivals We are delighted to welcome Oral Surgeon Dr Rakesh Jattan to the Fraser Dental team. Dr Jattan is a New Zealand dual-trained oral and maxillofacial surgeon with extensive international…
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Teeth Whitening: Which Option Is Right For You?

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Teeth whitening has grown significantly in popularity as new products and technology have made it easier, quicker and more affordable to keep your smile bright and white at any age.…
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What Should Be Included In Free Teen Dental Appointments?

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Fraser Dental provides general dental services to eligible teenagers under the free teen Dental Benefits scheme. You can sign your teenager up when they are entering Year 9, and they…

Should You Be Using A Daily Mouthwash?

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There is a large and growing market for mouthwash not just in New Zealand but worldwide. A wide range of choices are readily available in supermarkets, pharmacies and other retail…

Do You Really Have To Floss?

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A US report hit headlines in recent years when it stated that flossing your teeth didn’t provide any proven oral health benefits. The report reviewed 25 studies and concluded there…

Fraser Dental Staff News: December 2019

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We are excited to have welcomed on board a new Dental Surgeon, Dr Lydia McGowan. Lydia graduated with a BDS with Honours from Glasgow, Scotland before moving to New Zealand.…

Thank You From Dr Raniga

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This year has been full of challenges, opportunities and rewards – in fact it’s fair to say that 2019 has been an incredibly busy year! This year I have been…

Christmas Message From Dr McIntosh

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It’s hard to believe that 2019 is almost over already – I’m sure that time is on fast-forward somehow! It’s been a busy and rewarding year at Fraser Dental. I’m…

Top Tricks To Prevent Wine Stains On Teeth

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It’s hard to believe that another year is nearly over and the festive season is in full-swing. This is the time of year when most of us tend to indulge…

Detecting Oral Cancer

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Regular dental check-ups are essential to keep your teeth and gums healthy and prevent or catch dental issues before they turn into major problems. But you may not be aware…

What To Do In A Dental Emergency

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Unfortunately, even when we are careful, accidents still happen. You might take great care of your teeth every day and have regular dental check-ups, but a dental emergency can still…

Haven’t Been To The Dentist For A While?

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If you are feeling somewhat guilty because you haven’t been to the dentist in a while, you’re not the only one! Statistics published by the Ministry of Health New Zealand…
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Fraser Dental Staff News: October 2019

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Congratulations to our Practice Manager Leeanne Boyle, who has been appointed to the Practice Managers and Administrators of New Zealand Executive! “I am so honoured to have been nominated and elected…

Free Dental Services For Teens

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The teenage years can be really challenging. There are emotional and physical changes, increasing pressures of school work and responsibilities, finding their way socially…there’s a lot happening! And did you…

You May Love Coffee But Your Teeth Probably Don’t!

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There’s no denying that we love our coffee. In 2017, New Zealand ranked 13th highest consumer of coffee worldwide – higher than both Australia and the United States! An estimated…

Winter weather causing you tooth pain?

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Yes, it’s a thing. And you’re not alone! If you’re teeth are hurting as the cold weather sets in, it could be a sign that your teeth are sensitive, or…

Congratulations Dr Raniga

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Over the past two years Dr Milan Raniga has been working towards his Diploma in Clinical Orthodontics. This two-year post-graduate programmed delves into the theoretical and clinical training in orthodontics…

Why Electric Toothbrushes are Awesome!

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Great oral hygiene is not just essential for good oral health, it also has the ability to improve your overall well-being. Because it has been proven that electric toothbrushes help…
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What will you learn at our Parent Info Evenings?

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Our brand new Parent Information Evenings are relaxed, informal events where you can learn everything you ever wanted to know about braces. We want to make sure you have all…

The Fraser Dental Dream Team

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We're very lucky here at Fraser Dental to have a team of vibrant, friendly, experienced professionals who really do care about their patients and their treatments. We know that going to…

Take care of your teeth over the silly season!

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Yes, the silly season is nearly upon us, but there’s no need to get silly about taking care of your teeth. We all tend to go a little overboard on…

The Inaugural Fraser Dental Orthodontic Scholarship 2018

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Congratulations!!!!   Thank you for your patience everyone, but we are now able and are excited to, announce the winner of the 2018 Fraser Dental Orthodontic Scholarship. All the nominees…

Replace your Silver Fillings for a Natural Smile

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Ever smiled or noticed yourself in the mirror and seen a flash of silver in your teeth? Amalgam replacement may be an option for you. That silver is ‘amalgam’ –…

5 Habits for a Beautifully Healthy Smile

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5 Habits for a Beautifully Healthy Smile There are many factors at play when it comes to a beautiful smile. Our smile reflects who we are, who we want to…