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Latest dental news from Salamanca Dental – your local Hobart Dentist

Cold Sores

Cold Sores Cold sores are blisters around the nose and mouth caused by the herpes simplex virus. They are highly contagious and the virus can be easily transmitted to others. People often find they have triggers that produce the onset

Mouth Ulcers

Mouth Ulcers Mouth ulcers are the loss or erosion of soft tissue lining the inside of the mouth (mucous membrane). Mouth ulcers can be very uncomfortable. In most cases they resolve without any further health impacts, within one to two

Brighter days, brighter smiles!

Brighter days bring brighter smiles When was the last time you went to the dentist? If the answer is more than six months ago, then it’s time to make an appointment with Salamanca Dental. A clean, healthy smile is just

Bruxism (grinding and clenching)

Bruxism also known as grinding or clenching, is described as excessive force applied to the teeth that is not part of normal chewing. Grinding and clenching can occur in adults or children and can arise either day or night. Causes

Snoring and Sleep Apnoea

Snoring can be a sign of a serious medical condition called obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) that can have serious implications on your general health. What is obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)? OSA is a condition where the airway muscles collapse during

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