What that juice is really doing to your baby’s teeth

There is a common misconception about the “healthiness” of juices, especially when it comes to the impact it has on the dental health of young children. As a new parent,...


Give Your Child A Fresh Start for 2016 with the Child Dental Benefits Scheme

January is the perfect month to get ourselves organised for the year to come. Back to school shopping, summer clean outs and New Years’ resolutions – January is when we...


Teaching your young child effective tooth brushing techniques for life

The most important lessons children learn are from their parents, its mimicking their behaviour that teaches them the right and wrong way to behave and act. Teaching correct teeth brushing...


Letting go of the bottles and pacifiers: the best thing for your baby’s teeth.

Just because baby teeth will fall out and make way for adult teeth, it’s still important to have good dental hygiene for baby teeth as they will pave the way...


Simple steps to teach your child to brush and floss for good dental care

Teaching your child a good dental hygiene routine will set them up for healthy long term oral health. However teaching a busy child to slow down, brush their teeth for...


Is fear of dentists visits real?

Few people look forward to a dentist visit, but there are those who are paralysed by fear who simply will not go to the dentist out for anxiety and dread....


The Hard Facts About Fluoride. Is It Safe?

Fluoride was introduced into Australian water supplies in the ‘60s and ‘70s, but there are still some concerns regarding the possible health risks of fluoride ingestion, especially given that 90%...


5 common dental problems in children

Tooth decay is Australia’s most common health problem and is described as the most common ‘disease’ in Australians. The largest group of tooth decay sufferers are children. According to the...


When should I start bringing my child to the dentist?

  Our children should start visiting the dentist before they even have a full set of teeth! It seems a little odd considering they have little teeth; however our teeth...


Taking Care of Your Oral Health While Pregnant

Congratulations – you’re having a baby! Pregnancy can be an exciting time, but it also means you need to give your teeth, mouth and gums a little extra attention in...