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10/13/2017
The Play-by-Play on Mouthguards

One of the best methods to prevent dental-related sports injuries is to wear a mouth guard. Consult your dentist to find out what is the most suitable type of dental device for your specific needs. There are three basic types of sporty mouth guards – Stock; Boil and Bite; and Custom-fitted. Stock Mouth Guards These […]

09/13/2017
Newcastle CBD Roadwork and Your Next Dental Appointment

As you may be aware, the NSW Government have started work on the Newcastle Light Rail. Work on Hunter Street is due to start in September, and the road out the front of our Dental Care Centre will be closed to traffic. While there will be fencing around the road during this time, the footpaths […]

06/28/2017
New nib Dentists Erina

Looking for a new reason to smile? nib Dental Care is now open at Erina Fair. Located near Big W, you’ll find our centre features modern, comfortable surgeries with friendly dentists ready to take care of your oral health. nib Dental Care Centre Erina is open 7 days, with lunchtime and after hours appointments available. […]

05/24/2017
Danger of Sugary Drinks

When browsing the beverage aisle on your next trip to the local supermarket, you owe it to your health to ask yourself an important question: Should you be stocking up on carbonated drinks and soft drink? Did you know that soft drinks are also known as empty calories? Empty calories refer to foods that contain […]

05/24/2017
Why Get Dental Advice on Wisdom Teeth Removal

 Wisdom teeth, also referred to as third molars, are found towards the back of your mouth in the four corners of each arch. They typically emerge during your late adolescent years, between 17 to 25 years of age. Some wisdom teeth erupt without any concerns and function normally as other teeth do. The problem with […]

05/11/2017
nib Dental Care is coming to Erina Fair

nib Dental Care is thrilled to announce the upcoming opening of a new nib Dental Care Centre in Erina Fair on the NSW Central Coast. nib Dental Care Centre Erina will open on Wednesday 28th June 2017. With 7 day dental care and extended opening hours, we’ll be there when you need us most. At […]

02/07/2017
100% Back Dental Check-ups

Make no mistake, you’re still 100% covered with nib dental care centres. At your local nib dental care centre, we are committed to giving our nib patients the best quality care and service. With recent announcements in relation to the nib First Choice provider network, we want to assure you that at nib dental care […]

11/28/2016
Do you have trouble getting your kids to brush their teeth?

Need help keeping your child’s dental health in check? Track and reward your child’s dental health with the help of our handy printable Teeth Brushing Chart. Track their teeth brushing day by day and reward them for good dental hygiene! Click to download  

11/14/2016
How to Manage Sensitive Teeth

Do you avoid eating hot or cold foods because of the sensitivity you experience in your teeth when you do so? You could possibly have hyper-sensitive teeth (also known as dentine hypersensitivity). What causes tooth sensitivity? Tooth sensitivity can stem from a number of different causes but is usually characterised by pain coming from exposed […]

11/14/2016
Why do I need dental x-rays?

When dentists perform a dental check-up, they are limited to what they can see in your mouth – they can only see the part of the tooth that sits above the gumline. Even then, dentists cannot see clearly between teeth where they touch. So just like other x-rays ordered by medical doctors to check for […]

09/28/2016
Labour Day Long Weekend

At nib dental care, we are here when you need us the most, which is why we have centres open for you this Labour Day long weekend. Should you need a dentist over the Labour Day long weekend, you will find the Glendale Dental Care Centre and North Parrmatta Dental Care Centre open to assist […]

09/28/2016
Victorian AFL Grand Final Public Holiday

At Melbourne nib dental care centre, we are here when you need us the most, which is why we will be open for you this AFL Grand Final Public Holiday. Should you need an emergency dentist on Friday 30th September, the Melbourne nib dental care centre will be open from 8:30am – 5:00pm, take advantage […]

06/01/2016
Need a dentist over the June 2016 long weekend?

nib Dental Care Centres have dentists available at selected centres over this Queen’s birthday, June long weekend, 11th to 13th June 2016. Please see below for opening hours at your nearest nib Dental Care Centre over the 2016 June long weekend. Click on your nearest nib Dental Care Centre to book an appointment online. Chatswood […]

05/16/2016
$1,000 Child Dental Benefits Schedule

On 23 April 2016, the Australian Government announced its intention to close the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) from 1 July 2016. As the legislation was not passed by Parliament before the Government entered into caretaker arrangements on 9 May 2016, the CDBS remains open. What is included in the CDBS? The CDBS provides individual […]

05/16/2016
Learn basic teeth cleaning facts & tips

 What type of toothbrush should I use? Did you know the first toothbrush was made in China in 1498 using hair from hogs, horses and badgers? Fortunately, we have come a long way since 1498 and today you have access to a wide range of toothbrushes. So which one is best for you? Dentists recommend […]

04/14/2016
Need a dentist this ANZAC Day?

Dental services are available at nib Dental Care Centres over the ANZAC long weekend 2016. If you need a dentist over the ANZAC break a number of nib Dental Care Centres will be open. The centres below will be operating to provide you with a full range of dental services, including emergency dental. Click on […]

03/16/2016
Need a dentist over the Easter Long Weekend?

Dental services are available at nib Dental Care Centres over the Easter Long Weekend 2016. If you need a dentist over the Easter break a number of nib Dental Care Centres will be open. The centres below will be operating to provide you with a full range of dental services, including emergency dental. Click on […]

03/09/2016
Looking for a dentist this Victorian Labour Day!

  If you need a dentist this Victorian Labour Day, Melbourne nib Dental Care Centre will be open to provide you with a full range of dental services, including dental emergencies. Melbourne nib Dental Care Centre will be open on the following hours this Labour Day Weekend: Saturday 12 March 2016 : 8.30am to 5.00pm […]

01/20/2016
Dental services available at nib Dental Care Centres on Australia Day 2016

If you need an emergency dentist on Australia Day, a number of nib Dental Care Centres will be open. The centres below will be operating to provide you with a full range of dental services, including emergency dental. Chatswood, Glendale, Parramatta and Melbourne will be open on Tuesday 26th January (Australia Day public holiday) It’s […]

11/09/2015
First aid for a damaged tooth

Accidents happen So it’s important to know what to do if you or someone else accidentally damages a tooth. If you crack or chip a tooth it’s important to get to a dentist as soon as possible. If you can save any part of a tooth that has chipped off keep it in a container […]

11/09/2015
What is gum disease?

Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is the inflammation and infection of the gums. Gum disease can occur where there is a build-up of plaque and tartar (calculus) on teeth. The best way to avoid gum disease is by establishing good oral hygiene patterns, cleaning and flossing your teeth daily. The initial stage of gum disease […]

11/09/2015
Why wear a professionally custom-fitted mouthguard?

One of the most common causes of injuries to your mouth and teeth is sporting accidents. Each year many children and adults experience upsetting dental injuries that may potentially have been avoided by wearing a professionally fitted, customised mouthguard. Sporting injuries can include damage to teeth, broken jaws and lacerations to your lips, gums or […]

11/09/2015
Why do over 125,000 patients choose nib Dental?

Over 125,000 patients have chosen nib Dental Care for their dental needs during the past year, that’s a great recommendation in anyone’s eyes. We must be doing something right! Do you want to see the same dentist every time, a dentist who provides you and your family with all the dental services you may need, […]

04/29/2015
Manual Toothbrush –v- Electric Toothbrush

The main reason we brush our teeth is to remove plaque that adheres to the tooth surface, and it has been widely debated over the years whether manual or electric tooth brushing does this more effectively.  There is no definitive answer to this question as both methods rely on the patient brushing correctly and the […]

04/29/2015
What can I do to improve my smile?

Many people would like to make changes to their smiles but don’t know where to start. The first step is to visit a dentist at one of our nib Dental Care Centres. Here you will be able to discuss your ideas or concerns with your dentist who can then provide you with a range of […]

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