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What Are Chalky Teeth?

Have you noticed your child has one or more that look ‘chalky’ and where they are discoloured and are whiter than normal or has discoloured patches look off-white, or brown or yellow? Usually these patches are softer and more porous, so the tooth enamel is more easily eroded when your child eats, and the risk […] Read more

Oct, 03, 2019

Should You Let Your Kid Eat All the Halloween Sweets They Want?

Many kids are looking forward to Trick or Treating. If the thought of all that sugar is sending shivers down your spine, it’s worth strategising on how to handle it. Some parents let their kid eat as much as they want, just for that night, before rationing the remainder. It isn’t such a bad idea, […] Read more

Oct, 03, 2019

It’s Time to Spruce Up with a Spring Smile Makeover

Spring is just around the corner, and many of us will think about refreshing our wardrobe, but have you considered refreshing your smile? Just think, by the time summer is in full swing you could have a beautiful, healthy grin to greet the sunny days. Where to Start? The best place to start is by […] Read more

Sep, 09, 2019

Spring Clean Your Oral Care Routine

Spring is the ideal time to give your oral care routine a makeover. Follow these easy tips to improve your daily dental care routine. Replace Your Toothbrush You should replace your toothbrush or toothbrush head every three months or more frequently if the bristles look splayed and worn. A worn toothbrush will not clean your […] Read more

Sep, 09, 2019

Did You Realise Allergies Can Affect Your Dental Health?

Spring heralds the start of the allergy season and can bring sniffles, sneezing and itchy, watery eyes. However, did you realise that allergies can affect your dental health? Dry Mouth A stuffy nose can force you to breathe through your mouth, causing your mouth to become drier. Antihistamines to control symptoms can cause dry mouth […] Read more

Sep, 09, 2019

Promoting Preventative Dental Care This August

Dental Health Week takes place each August, and we believe it is a great opportunity to remind the community about the best way to protect their teeth. Simple tips for good oral health include: Brush your teeth at least twice daily with fluoridated toothpaste. Make sure you floss once-a-day, preferably last thing at night, so […] Read more

Aug, 11, 2019

Colour Me Bright Colouring Competition

Colouring competitions are just one way our dental practice engages with our younger patients, and we work hard ensuring each dental visit is fun and entertaining for little ones. We firmly believe dental visits should be as much fun for children as possible, and that dental treatment certainly shouldn’t be scary! We love seeing young […] Read more

Aug, 11, 2019

Has Your Kid Tried Our Toothy Worksheet?

We think learning about teeth should be fun and enjoyable, which is why we often have interesting activities for kids. Our latest activity is a toothy worksheet where children get to name the different parts of a tooth. It is a quick and easy exercise, but knowing how a tooth is formed is important. How […] Read more

Aug, 11, 2019

What is the Life Expectancy of a Filling?

All too frequently, people assume that once a tooth is filled, it’s good for life. While dental fillings can last for several years, they do need replacing periodically. Usually, the average lifespan of a filling depends on the material chosen by your dentist. Other factors that can influence its longevity include your daily oral hygiene […] Read more

Jul, 04, 2019

Fun Oral Health Activities for Kids

Children learn through play, so try these fun dental activities that will teach them about oral care.   Tooth Necklace Make a drawing of a tooth on cardboard, approximately 4 cm x 4 cm and use this as a template so children can make 20 teeth (children have 20 primary teeth) using brightly coloured paper. […] Read more

Jul, 04, 2019

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