FACT SHEET: MOUTHGUARDS

FACT SHEET: MOUTHGUARDS

Did you know? Mouthguards can protect you from injuries of teeth, mouth, cheeks, tongue, and jaw when practicing sport. Even non-contact sports like cricket, basketball, netball, touch football, skateboarding, and soccer carry a real risk of accidental collision, and...
FACT SHEET: CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASE

FACT SHEET: CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASE

In the last 3 months, have you suffered from: Shortness of breath or chest tightness? Coughing? Wheezing? Phlegm? You may have Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD). There are two main forms of COPD: Chronic bronchitis, which involves a long-term cough with mucus...
FACT SHEET: DIABETES

FACT SHEET: DIABETES

Did You Know That: Around 1.7 million Australians have diabetes 280 Australians develop diabetes every day. That’s one person every five minutes Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in working age adult, leading cause of kidney failure and dialysis Diabetes...
FACT SHEET: DENTAL CHECK UP FOR KIDS

FACT SHEET: DENTAL CHECK UP FOR KIDS

Did you know: More than half of all 6 year olds have some decay in their baby and adult teeth. A new year provides the opportunity for parents to do their bit to reverse this trend by taking the family to the dentist for a check-up. The early detection of a tooth...
Top tips to help you get and stay well in 2017

Top tips to help you get and stay well in 2017

Kick start the year and get on top of you and your family’s health at Providence Medical & Dental, Belmont. The team at Providence Medical & Dental, Belmont hopes that you had an enjoyable break over Christmas and welcomed the new year in style. As we start...