Incredible though it may seem, chocolate could be good for your teeth according to recent studies from the US, England and Japan. These studies have found that dark chocolate can help fight dental plaque and cavities and that compounds in chocolate could be even more effective at fighting tooth decay than fluoride. The cocoa bean…Read More..
If you have been thinking about spring cleaning lately, what about sprucing up your smile? Read our easy tips on dental care for spring. Replace Ageing Toothbrushes Take a good look at your toothbrush. Do the bristles look worn and splayed? Have you forgotten when you last replaced it? Spending a few dollars on a…Read More..
Not everyone welcomes the warmer spring weather and especially those who suffer from seasonal allergies that typically flare up during spring. During spring the pollen levels can rise rapidly, and mould can send out spores. Spring can mean suffering from a stuffy nose, sneezing fits and an itchy mouth, throat or eyes, but allergies can…Read More..
It’s spring, and that means it’s the start of the wedding season. Perhaps you’ve already had a few invites or are looking forward to your wedding and would love to know more about a springtime smile makeover. What Is a Smile Makeover? It might sound complicated, but a smile makeover simply means using one or…Read More..
Every August marks the Australian Dental Association’s annual oral health promotion event and which aims to educate and encourage Australians to look after their dental health. This year the campaign focuses on a new initiative to track oral health here in Australia. It is tempting to think that most Australians have pretty good oral health,…Read More..
Right now, we are holding a colouring competition for our younger patients and have already received some beautiful entries. If your child hasn’t entered yet, ask us for an entry form during your next visit or pop into our dental practice any time. We will be announcing the lucky prize winner in a later edition of…Read More..
We have designed a Find a Word which contains ten hidden toothy terms. If your child hasn’t tried it yet, ask us for a copy at your next visit. Word searches are just one way we engage with kids, and we find these tools can help them to learn about good oral care from a…Read More..
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..