How long is a dentistry degree in Australia?

A Bachelor of Dental Surgery takes five years to complete full-time. During that time, you’ll learn a mix of theory and practical skills, as well as completing clinical placements. How long does it take to become a dentist in Australia? In Australia the dentistry degree is generally 4 years when you are entering as a …

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Question: What happens if you leave your toothbrush out?

If you’re toothbrush is sitting out or in a cup on the sink, it can easily be knocked to the floor, the bathroom sink counter top or any number of bacteria-rich surfaces. If it’s too close to the sink, your toothbrush could also be splashed when you wash your hands. What happens when you leave …

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Frequent question: Can teeth bite through bone?

Common areas where bite marks may be found include the arms, neck, breasts, trunk, cheeks and legs. Only where bone or cartilage is close to the surface of the skin can tooth penetration be noted. Can a human bite break a bone? Human bite wounds can be very dangerous, largely due to the many types …

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You asked: How does diet affect dental health?

The most significant effect of diet is in the mouth, particularly in the development of dental caries (Fig. 1 and 2) and enamel erosion. Dental erosion is associated with dietary acids, of which a major source is soft drinks. Scientific evidence shows an association between intake of free sugars and dental caries. How does poor …

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