How do I know if my child needs braces?

As your child moves through their mini (and big) milestones, you might be wondering, ‘How will I know if my child will need braces?’  There is no easy answer to this question. If (and when) your child does in fact need braces will depend on…

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How to look after baby teeth and gums

Nothing can melt your heart quite like a baby’s smile – especially when their little toothy grins start coming through. But cuteness aside, when teeth begin to make their grand entrance, it can be daunting for any parent to figure out how to look after…

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Six tips to managing dental treatments for kids with anxiety

Many kids fear going to the dentist. In fact, dental fear and anxiety affects one in 10 Australian children. They may have had a previous traumatic dental experience that scared them, or they may have picked up this anxiety from a family member or loved…

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Dental treatment under sedation for kids: What parents need to know

If the word ‘dentist’ has your child running to hide under their bed, then you’re not alone. Even the bravest little health heroes can feel nervous about trips to the dentist – especially if they know they have a big procedure coming up. This is…

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The importance of baby teeth and the role they play in development

The importance of baby teeth is often underestimated due to the fact that they are eventually lost and replaced by the permanent adult teeth. However, research has shown that when baby teeth are well cared for, better oral health prevails in the adult teeth. Baby…

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What is a pulpectomy procedure and why might your child need one?

Did you know that your child’s teeth are made up of three layers? There’s the outer enamel, the inner pulp, and at the very centre of the tooth is the root. One of the most common issues with children’s teeth are dental infections which can…

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How to identify if your child has a dental infection

Dental infections are one of the main issues that we aim to prevent in children. A dental infection may be caused from dental trauma, untreated tooth decay, or gum disease.  Prevention is always better than cure and the same goes with a dental infection. Routine…

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How space maintainers are used to prepare for adult teeth 

If your child loses their teeth prematurely, a space maintainer might be needed to keep the space open until the permanent tooth erupts. Although baby teeth fall out naturally some may be extracted (due to dental decay) or lost (due to dental trauma).  A space…

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The impact of dental trauma on baby teeth

Traumatic dental injuries frequently occur in 1 to 4 year old children. At this age, children are developing their walking and coordination skills and are more liable to fall. In children aged 5 onwards, dental injuries often occur due to sporting accidents. WHY IS IT…

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