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At Family Dental Care, many smiles are transformed and confidence restored as a result of multiple treatments and ultimately a full smile makeover! WHAT IS A FULL SMILE MAKEOVER? A full dental/smile makeover refers to a series of cosmetic procedures that are conducted in order to achieve the aesthetic smile the patient has always desired […]


There are a variety of benefits that are present upon having dentistry done at a branded group of dental practices such as Family Dental Care in Durban. Many potential patients always ask us what makes Family Dental Care different and why so many people choose to come to our practices in Durban and Cape Town. […]

Our NEW NORMAL at Family Dental Care

As a dental practice with many branches throughout Durban and Cape Town, we already have rigid hygiene protocols to maintain and optimize infection control. As a result of the spread of COVID-19 and progressing down into the lower lockdown levels we have put a whole lot more protocols in place upon opening up to the […]

Wisdom tooth removal recovery

Wisdom teeth removal is very common amongst people between the ages of 17 and 21 but may also be applicable to others older than 21. What are wisdom teeth and why should they be removed? Wisdom teeth are the very last adult teeth to surface in your mouth on both sides of your top and […]

The Genetics of Teeth – something interesting to read!

The Genetics of Teeth – something interesting to read! Best believe it – your teeth are the way they are as a result of your genetics. There are cases that exist whereby people have great dental care practices, however still contract gum diseases and cavities. You also get those people who have extremely poor dental […]

Hidden Sugars In Food And Drinks – The Impact On Your Teeth

It is important to be aware of the various obvious and hidden sugars in the foods that you and your children consume on a daily basis. Among the many foods, the most commonly consumed foods containing hidden sugars are •pasta sauces, •canned and dried fruits, •salad dressings, •breakfast cereals, •yoghurt and •fruit juices.  Not only […]

Game Changing Tools And Technology

Game Changing Tools And Technology In the dental industry there are always new findings and modern technology that is being developed. These modern forms of technology ensure that our dentists stay ahead and optimise the care that they are able to provide to each patient. There are many forms of technology that have been developed […]

5 ways to keep your breath fresh

Brushing your teeth twice a day, every day is not the only step you should take to ensure a fresh breath throughout your day – advise from professional dentist in Waterfall. After brushing your teeth, it is also essentially important to brush your tongue using the bristles of your toothbrush or a tongue scraper. By […]

What to do when you have a dental emergency and seeing a dentist is hours away?

When you experience a dental emergency your first thought may be to make your way to your local Durban dentist as soon as possible. Unfortunately, many of these dental emergencies take place at arbitrary times in unexpected places, often making getting to the dentist near you a difficult task. Luckily, there are tips and measures […]

The latest FDC Practice In Tongaat

Family Dental Care has recently opened the doors of our eighth practice in the heart of Tongaat, at the Medimen Centre, Tongaat Central. We feel so privileged to be able to practice premium and high-quality dentistry in this friendly, close-knit Durban community who have supported us from day one. The key to our success is […]