Posted on: 01 March, 2023
Just because your child's baby teeth will fall out one day, don't think that looking after them is any less important than caring for their permanent teeth.
Children's teeth play many vital roles at all stages of their development, from making sure they can eat a wide variety of nutritious foods to .....
Posted on: 19 February, 2021
Baby teeth may only be temporary, but they're no less important than adult teeth, and shouldn't be ignored. Neglecting a child's oral health in the early years can affect their development and harm their permanent teeth when they come through.
With good daily hygiene habits and regular dental visits.....
Posted on: 10 July, 2020
Public understanding of good oral hygiene is better than it used to be, but tooth decay is still a major health concern in Australia, especially when it comes to children.
Tooth decay (also known as dental caries) is a disease of the mouth that involves the loss of mineral from teeth. Over time, thi.....
Posted on: 18 December, 2019
Christmas is many people's favourite time of year, but it's traditionally the worst time of the year for teeth. Over-indulging in sweet treats, drinking too much alcohol and being careless can all increase the risk of having to spend some of the festive period at the dental clinic to treat a toothac.....
Posted on: 23 May, 2016
W hen the time comes for your child's first visit to the dentist, it can be a nerve-racking experience forboth young and old. However, with a little preparation and understanding, it doesn't need to be difficult. Keep these tips in mind when you take your child to the dentist for the first time.
Posted on: 12 May, 2016
Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) Continues
On 23 April 2016, the Australian Government announced its intention to close the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) from 1 July 2016.
As the legislation was not passed by Parliament before the Government entered into caretaker arrangements on 9 May .....