The McIntosh Dental News

Do You Love Coffee? Your Teeth May Disagree

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In New Zealand, coffee is engrained into our culture. In 2017, we ranked 13th highest consumers of coffee in the world, beating the Aussies and the USA. We have more…
Tooth pain, photo of happy, smiling people on beach in winter

Winter weather causing you tooth pain?

| Family Dentistry, Tooth Decay | No Comments
Yes, it’s a thing. And you’re not alone! If you’re experiencing tooth pain as the cold weather sets in, it could be a sign that your teeth are sensitive, or…

Congratulations Dr Raniga!

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Over the past two years Dr Milan Raniga has been working towards his Diploma in Clinical Othodontics. This two-year post-graduate programmed delves into the theoretical and clinical training in orthodontics…

Why Electric Toothbrushes are Awesome!

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Great oral hygiene is not just essential for good oral health, it also has the ability to improve your overall well-being. Because it has been proven that electric toothbrushes help…
Braces Auckland Auckland Dentist Oththodontics

What will you learn at our Parent Info Evenings?

| Family Dentistry, Orthodontics | No Comments
Our Parent Information Evenings are relaxed, informal events where you can learn everything you ever wanted to know about braces. We want to make sure you have all the facts…

Farewell to Dr John Holmes

| Family Dentistry | 3 Comments
Our much loved Dr John Holmes retired from Dentistry and left McIntosh Dental incorporating Lincoln Dental at the end of 2018. We wish him all the very best for his…

Take care of your teeth over the silly season!

| Family Dentistry, Tooth Decay | No Comments
Yes, the silly season is nearly upon us, but there’s no need to get silly about taking care of your teeth. We all tend to go a little overboard on…

Walking for the ones you love!

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McIntosh Dental joins the Pink Star Walk   Every day, nine women in New Zealand are told they have Breast Cancer. The Pink Star Walk event held every year in…

McIntosh Dental Orthodontic Scholarship 2018

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Congratulations!   Thank you for your patience everyone, but we are now able, and are excited to, announce the winners of the 2018 McIntosh Dental Orthodontic Scholarship. It has been…

Healthy Gums for Life

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Healthy Gums – Healthy YOU - And it starts from a young age! When someone flashes you a gorgeous smile with shiny, white teeth, you don’t immediately think to yourself,…

The Latest in Dental Implants from San Francisco to Auckland

| Dental Implants | 2 Comments
  This August our very own Dr Alex McIntosh headed to San Francisco, USA, to work with the highly esteemed Professor Dennis Tarnow. Professor Tarnow is one of the leading…

The NEW Orthodontics

| Family Dentistry, Orthodontics | No Comments
YES! You can have a beautiful smile without pulling teeth! Traditionally, the way many dentists and orthodontists treated a patient with crooked or crowded teeth was to remove premolars.  The…

5 Habits for a Beautifully Healthy Smile

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5 Habits for a Beautifully Healthy Smile There are many factors at play when it comes to a beautiful smile. Our smile reflects who we are, who we want to…
Braces for teenagers

How much do braces cost?

| Family Dentistry, Orthodontics | No Comments
One of the most common questions we get is How much do braces cost? We recently started braces treatment for a young patient whose mother had asked the same question…

New-teeth-on-4: revolutionary teeth replacement giving you a new designer smile

| Dental Implants, New Teeth | One Comment
Do you find yourself hiding your smile because of your missing teeth? Or do you avoid eating foods you love because your dentures make it difficult? Perhaps you even experience…

The Seven Signs of a Crooked Smile

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Crooked Teeth ‘Malocclusion’ (‘literally: “BAD BITE”) is the term that dentists use to describe crooked teeth and jaws that do not function together properly. While crooked teeth can cause an…

What is Orthodontics?

| Invisalign, Orthodontics | No Comments
“Orthodontics” is the technical term used to describe braces and other forms of tooth alignment therapy for adults, teens, and children. Getting braces offers a variety of different benefits besides…

Using sleep dentistry to take the fear out of dental visits

| Family Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Tooth Decay, Wisdom Teeth | No Comments
Sleep Dentistry is a hugely popular service we are offering to take all the fear out of visiting the dentist. Do you find yourself anxious at the thought visiting of…

Why do humans have terrible teeth?

| Orthodontics, Tooth Decay, Wisdom Teeth | No Comments
Why are our teeth so bad? Why do we get tooth decay and crooked teeth? It may have something to do with what we eat, not just today - but…

What do sippy cups do to childrens teeth?

| Orthodontics, Tooth Decay | No Comments
Sippy Cups As parents, we all want what is best for our kids. However, with so many different feeding products available, it’s easy for us to unknowingly make bad choices.…

McIntosh Dental appointments for charity

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reposted from Stuff (12/10/2015) A West Auckland dental clinic is asking its patients to open wide for a good cause. Fees from appointments booked at McIntosh Dental on Lincoln Rd on…

Dentists for a Cause – Breast Cancer Fundraiser 17th October

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Don't miss the 2015 'Dentists for a Cause' Breast Cancer Research Fundraiser on October 17th! This year, we are opening our appointment books to all patients who want to put…
Southern Cross Affiliated Providers for Oral Surgery

Southern Cross Affiliated Providers – Oral Surgery

| Oral Surgery, Wisdom Teeth | No Comments
McIntosh Dental are now Southern Cross Affiliated Providers. Here is our listing on the affiliated providers website. Southern Cross Affiliated Providers - What does this mean? For Southern Cross members,…

Some words from Bridget – a winner from the 2013 Orthodontic Scholarship

| Ortho Scholarship, Orthodontics | No Comments
Dear McIntosh Dental, When I first applied for this scholarship back in 2013 I was so unsure as to if I was going to be chosen or not, but that…