The night skies can be absolutely stunning, but how much do you and your family know about the stars? The Western Sydney University Observatory holds regular Astronomy Nights, and it’s an excellent opportunity to learn more about the night sky. These nights include a presentation and a short 3-D movie, and you can view the…Read More..
Preschoolers love to learn new things, so this is a fun activity that will get them thinking about the importance of looking after their teeth, all while learning their alphabet. 1.Find a simple cartoon drawing of a mouth on the internet and which has big white teeth. Print out the drawing and laminate it. 2.Search…Read More..
Getting your kids off to school in the mornings can be a rush, and unfortunately, many children will head off to school without a clean, healthy mouth. Worryingly, more than a few children begin their school lives with tooth decay, a completely avoidable disease. Here are some simple steps to make sure your child’s teeth…Read More..
Is a hot coffee or an indulgent ice cream more of a pain than a pleasure? Do your teeth twinge when you brush or floss? You may have tooth sensitivity. Possible causes of tooth sensitivity include dental problems like tooth decay and gum disease or worn and crumbling fillings. Problems can also be caused by…Read More..
Tooth sensitivity is a common problem, but did you know winter weather can make it worse? Sometimes even breathing in the colder air can be painful. This is because your teeth contract when exposed to cold and which can eventually cause microfractures in your teeth, creating the same sensations you feel when eating ice cream….Read More..
Wisdom teeth generally make their appearance during the late teens and early 20s, but not everybody has these teeth. It’s estimated that approximately a third of people are born without wisdom teeth. Your wisdom teeth are your third molars situated right at the back of the mouth. There are usually four wisdom teeth, one in…Read More..
Did you realise that during pregnancy your oral health can suffer? It is critical to look after your dental health and your baby’s dental health right from the start. Most importantly, make sure you come and see us during your pregnancy. While you are pregnant, it is perfectly safe to receive routine dental treatment. Please…Read More..
Babies begin to get their first teeth from six months onward and by age 3 should have a full set of 20 milk teeth. There is a common misconception that these milk teeth don’t matter, but they are critical for your child’s development. Milk or primary teeth allow your child to learn to chew and…Read More..
How about learning more about the benefits of beeswax and essential oils? Suitable for all ages 13+, you’ll learn how to create your own lip balm in a reusable tin, and beeswax wraps. This creative evening includes tea and coffee, and something sweet. Beeswax Basics is a fun event being held at Richmond Girl Guides…Read More..
With Easter just about upon us, the supermarkets are crammed with loads of chocolate goodies, and if you have a sweet tooth, you are probably in a bit of trouble at this time of year. While it’s nearly impossible to avoid sugary treats over Easter, moderation is an excellent starting point. Plan Ahead When Doing…Read More..