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Tooth tips for tots

Choosing the right toothpaste and toothbrush for your little one can be confusing, so follow our simple tips. Choosing and Using Toothpaste When selecting your child’s toothpaste, look for the Australian Dental Association (ADA) seal of approval. This means the manufacturer has provided data showing the toothpaste is safe and effective. Other toothpaste brands may […] Read more

Feb, 12, 2021

Why mouthguards are a must

If you or anyone else in your family is keen on sports, a well-fitting mouthguard is a must. Unfortunately, every year there are thousands of dental injuries where people will chip, crack or even knock out a tooth. Imagine how upset you’d be if you lost a tooth, or just pause for a moment and […] Read more

Feb, 12, 2021

Easy ways to unwind on a holiday

Holidays are meant to be relaxing, but all too often they end up being stressful. There are some simple things you can do to keep stress to a minimum. Holidays are meant to be fun not some sort of endurance test. If you have fears or phobias, such as a fear of heights, make sure […] Read more

Jan, 14, 2021

Get ready to kick start your oral health

The New Year is the ideal time to get a grip on your oral health care routine and to improve it where necessary. One way to do this is to make sure you have your next dental check-up and hygiene appointment booked well in advance. Even if your teeth and gums feel healthy, schedule an […] Read more

Jan, 14, 2021

Private health fund rebate for extras cover – use it or Lose it!

As 31st December approaches, you may be about to LOSE your PRIVATE INSURANCE BENEFITS for the year. Most plans do not allow you to carry over your unused benefits past 31st December, so if you have $500 of benefits left in 2020 you need to have the work done in 2020. We encourage you to check with […] Read more

Dec, 09, 2020

My Elf on the Shelf – Our How-to-Guide for Santa’s Little Helper

Elf on the Shelf has become a well-established tradition in many families since the book was published in 2005. The Elf hides in a new spot each day, waiting for kids to find him, and he returns to the North Pole each night to report on his family’s behaviour. Welcoming your elf Usually, the Elf […] Read more

Dec, 09, 2020

Have you been naughty or nice to your teeth – caring for your oral health during the silly season

Hopefully, you have been nice to your teeth, but it is easy to let all your hard work fall by the wayside during the silly season. Over-indulgence in festive treats and alcoholic drinks, combined with late nights can play havoc with your oral health, here’s our easy tips on caring for your smile. Be mindful […] Read more

Dec, 09, 2020

What is TMD and how is it treated?

TMD disorder can develop if your upper and lower jaws are not in the correct relationship to each other, placing stress on your facial muscles and your jaw joints, called temporomandibular joints. It’s a problem that can cause inflammation and jaw pain, chronic headaches, earache, and you may clench and grind your teeth, an issue […] Read more

Nov, 02, 2020

Why does dental health influence surgical treatments?

If you need surgery or treatment, it may be wise to see your dentist. They can assess your dental health, ensuring you do not have existing dental diseases that need treatment and most importantly can help you to plan, ensuring you maintain optimal oral health as this can help to protect your overall quality-of-life. Ensuring […] Read more

Nov, 02, 2020

Did you know your saliva reveals a lot about your health?

You probably don’t give saliva much thought as it is just there when you need it, but it’s a pretty remarkable fluid. For a start, saliva helps to naturally disinfect your mouth, enabling you to maintain healthy gums and helping to prevent tooth decay. It contains substances that fight disease and other infections. But, the […] Read more

Nov, 02, 2020

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