32 Gems Dental Care Blog

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June 28, 2022

Zoom Teeth Whitening

Do you dislike having teeth that seem grey or yellow? When you laugh, do you attempt to hold your mouth closed or lean back so that people can't see your…
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June 10, 2022

Dental Hygiene: Why Is It Important?

We enjoy what we do at 32 Gems. However, we are aware that not everyone enjoys having to come to see us, dental anxiety is a real thing. As a…
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November 29, 2021

Look After Your Teeth This Christmas

The festive season is on its way, and it is very easy to indulge in these festivities but don’t let this take a toll on your dental health.   Keeping…
General Dental CarePreventative Dental Care
November 16, 2021

Putting Off Dental Treatment

PUTTING OFF DENTAL TREATMENT   Everyone has the right to optimal health and wellbeing. Most people will agree that the only simple and best way to enjoy life is being…
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October 18, 2021

5 Important Steps After Implant Surgery

Whether you’re deciding to have an implant or already had one placed, you maybe wondering the best way to help your implant heal or how long it will take to…
General Dental Care
October 8, 2021

How we are keeping you and our team safe during Covid-19?

There have been plenty of changes happening lately all over the world, everybody has been working hard to help get us out the other end of the covid-19 pandemic. We…
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September 25, 2021

Full Mouth Rehabilitation

Full Mouth Rehabilitation   Full mouth rehabilitation can sound pretty daunting, but having a chat with your dentist about the positive effect a full mouth reconstruction can have for you…
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August 11, 2021

Have You Tried A Water Flosser?

Water flossers are quickly becoming a popular way to clean in between your teeth. So what is it? And why do you need it? The easiest way to explain what…
General Dental Care
August 4, 2021

The Simple Truth About Root Canals

Some people have some pretty scary conclusions of what a root canal really is or effects it can have on  your body, so when your dentist mentions root canal you…
snoringGeneral Dental Care
July 22, 2021

Stop that snoring!

Stop that snoring! Have you been told you sound like a motor bike riding through the night or maybe you are waking up tired in the morning? Snoring is not…
Whiten Your teethTeeth Whitening
June 22, 2021

Whitening tips: How to avoid gum burn/irritation

Do it your self-whitening kits are a popular choice right now; everyone wants that perfect white bright smile. These kits are often a lower cost option than veneers or the…
Dental HygieneGeneral Dental Care
June 15, 2021

Are Smoothies & Juices Good For Your Teeth?

Smoothies and fruit juices are the present trend. They seem so simple, you can get your 5-a day in one quick gulp. But have you ever wondered are they really…
Cosmetic Dental CareTeeth Whitening
June 1, 2021

What Cosmetic Dentistry Can Do For Your Smile

Get A Smile That Sparkles And Shines With Confidence   Everyone wants to be confident and your teeth can play a large part in that. We all want to smile…
Invisible teeth-straighteningOrthodontic Care
May 21, 2021

What do you know about INVISALIGN?

Invisalign is a great way to get the cosmetically pleasing smile you’ve always desired. It provides an option for adults who want a discreet, effective way to straighten and perfect…
May 6, 2021

Will ACC Cover My Dental Injury?

Information About ACC Dental Claims There are so many unfortunate events that can lead to a dental injury, whether it's your child colliding with another on the playground or you…
Sensitive TeethGeneral Dental Care
April 16, 2021

Are your teeth feeling the cold breeze coming in?

What causes cold sensitivity in your teeth Now the winter months are here the cold air can make you put on your winter woolies, but for some of us, that…
QuoteGeneral Dental Care
April 6, 2021

Why We Don’t Give Quotes Over The Phone

The most common question that we get asked over the phone and online enquires is ‘How much for X?’ Although we can give you a rough guide on treatment costs,…
General Dental Care
March 24, 2021

What are Dry sockets and how to avoid them

Dry sockets are a common complication after having a tooth extracted. Some people can be more prone to dry sockets than others but fortunately, there are steps to prevent them…
General Dental Care
March 17, 2021

Dental Health in Elderly Population

Dental Health in Elderly Population With our modern lifestyles, life expectancy is increasing. With increased life expectancy and due to modern advanced dental technologies, more people are keeping their teeth…
tooth decayGeneral Dental Care
March 10, 2021

Can you reverse tooth decay?

Can you reverse tooth decay? Short answer yes! Depending on a few different factors. Tooth decay is the result of an infection with certain types of bacteria that use sugars…
Protecting Your TeethGeneral Dental Care
February 25, 2021

Tooth replacement is not just cosmetic

Main reasons you should replace those missing teeth or hold on to the ones you have.... Damage / Wear Every tooth in your mouth has its own unique job, your…
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February 16, 2021

Mouthwash – Do I Need One?

Should I Use Mouthwash, And What Kind? As you walk down the aisle of oral hygiene aids in the supermarket, you get reminded of the constant advice from your dentist…
Grinding your teeth in your sleepPreventative Dental Care
February 9, 2021

Do I Grind My Teeth In My Sleep?

Grinding your teeth when you're asleep can be a painful condition resulting in headaches and more, but 32 Gems can help. Do you often wake up in the morning with…
Preventative Dental Care
February 2, 2021

Prevention Is Better Than Cure

Some of the benefits of a regular checkup are less pain, less stress, and even less money long-term, here is why: There is a good old saying (you would hear…
Dental HygienePreventative Dental Care
February 1, 2021

7 Common Habits Destroying Your Teeth!

Are you causing damage to your teeth without even knowing? Here are some common habits that could be damaging your teeth. 1. Brushing too often or too Vigorously Too frequent…
Dental Hygiene
January 20, 2021

5 Things teeth cleanings can do for you

The Benefits of professionally cleaned teeth Your dentist would have always mentioned that you need to see a dental hygienist regularly but Have you ever wondered what is the benefit…
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January 13, 2021

7 Tips and Tricks for Fixing Bad Breath

Have Bad Breath? Have you often wondered when someone has just casually mentioned bad breath - did you stop to think …? oh do I have it?? If that might…
General Dental Care
January 3, 2021

New Year Dental Resolution

It’s been a long year of new experiences for everybody. We have all tried new exercises, tried home schooling our children, become extraordinary bakers, D.I.Y ers and tried out several…
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December 20, 2020

Ways to care for your teeth over Christmas

We all love Christmas and we know as kiwis we all look forward to those beautiful summer afternoons, sipping a glass of bubbles or a beer and eating all those…
Christmas TreatsPreventative Dental Care
December 10, 2020

Christmas sweets with 32 Gems dental care

Here at 32 Gems Dental Care each member of our team work together to provide the best support and advice for our patients so that they can receive the best…