Dentist prescribes new dental device to combat sleep apnoea

June 10, 2017

  MORE than one million Australians suffer from sleep apnoea and many more do not realise they have the life-threatening condition. Bellevue Hill dentist David Digges was among them and only realised he had sleep apnoea — which causes victims to stop breathing during sleep — when he started prescribing a new dental device.   […]

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Sweet Charity

April 4, 2017

Back in 2005, Dr David Digges began volunteering for two weeks every year, providing emergency dental care to people in mountainous parts of Timor-Leste where there are no qualified dentists outside the capital. The owner of Sydney’s Bellevue Hill Dental remembers flying home from his first visit to Timor, asking himself what dental services were […]

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Volunteer of year dentist David Digges restores smiles to those who’ve lost their way

January 18, 2017

  Danielle Valia “hates to smile” because her teeth tell the tale of  a hard life, including drug addiction and the subsequent treatment, methadone.   “[Methadone] does bad things to your teeth,” said Ms Valia, 29, of Sydney’s northwest, a former prisoner who has been clean for several years. Now  she is receiving a “dental rescue” from NSW’s 2016 […]

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