Dental Q & A



Sugar: Kids at high risk of tooth decay

As a parent, you often think you’re making healthy choices for your kids and saying no to sugary foods and drinks because they’re not great for their teeth. But are you falling into the sugar trap?

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Kids first visit to the dentist Adelaide

If your child has their first few teeth, you might be wondering what age you should take your little one to the dentist. And how will they possibly sit still…

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Can baby bottles lead to tooth decay?

Your little one goes to bed with a bottle of milk. No harm, right? But did you know you could be putting their teeth at risk of developing baby bottle…

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Sleep apnea in children

What is sleep apnea? Is sleep apnea different in children than adults? Sleep apnea is a common disorder where a person’s breathing stops and starts during sleep, with pauses lasting from 10 seconds or longer and…

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6 helpful tips for braces

Now that you have your braces, how do you take care of them? What can you eat with braces? What foods should you avoid with braces? Here are our top…

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Kids dental check up Adelaide

Why is it important for my child to have regular dental check ups? In general, we recommend that children, like adults, have six-monthly dental check ups. However, every child has…

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The Dental Essentials for New Parents

Our Oral Health Therapists Jamie and Liv have put their heads together to give you the answers to the most frequently asked questions they receive from new parents. What age…

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My teeth are crooked or out of alignment

Tooth alignment problems arise when the line of the teeth don’t flow directly from one tooth to the next. We see alignment problems in both our adult and child patients,…

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Tooth decay in children’s teeth

What is dental decay? Dental decay is a disease of the teeth caused by bacteria.  Known in the dental community as caries, decay results in ‘holes’ or ‘cavities’ occurring in…

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Basic facts about your child’s teeth

Did you know that your child’s teeth begin forming before they are even born? You can expect the first baby tooth to come through the gum (also known as primary…

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