How is Your Oral Health Tracking?

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

Aug, 12, 2019

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How to Encourage Kids to Prioritise Their Oral Health

You can begin getting your child into good oral habits while they are still very young. Initially, when their first teeth come through, you will need to brush their teeth for them, but by age two, you will probably find they want to start learning how to brush their teeth. If your child hates having […] Read more

Aug, 12, 2019

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Has Your Child Tried Our Toothy ‘Find a Word’?

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

Aug, 12, 2019

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Sutherland to Surf Fun Run or Walk

Fancy doing a fun run or walk this July? How about Payce Sutherland 2 Surf? It takes place on Sunday, 22 July and is an eleven-kilometre fun run from Sutherland to Wanda Beach, Cronulla. If you don’t feel like running, you can walk it instead! It’s also your choice if you want to walk on […] Read more

Jul, 04, 2019

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Health Tips for Kids Going Back to School

As the kids get ready to go back to school, here are a few tips to help them have a healthy and happy start to the term. Walk to school, if possible as there are lots of benefits of daily exercise. It can help improve concentration and can increase self-confidence, and physical activity leads to […] Read more

Jul, 04, 2019

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Fun Oral Health Activities for Kids

Children learn through play, so try these fun dental activities that will teach them about oral care. Tooth Necklace Make a drawing of a tooth on cardboard, approximately 4 cm x 4 cm and use this as a template so children can make 20 teeth (children have 20 primary teeth) using brightly coloured paper. Take […] Read more

Jul, 04, 2019

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Caring for Your Oral Health during Winter

Did you realise that the winter months can increase your risk of developing common dental problems? Being aware of these changes and keeping your mouth clean and healthy will help tremendously. Be sure to keep up with your regular checkups and cleanings. Canker Sores Canker sores tend to develop more frequently during the drier winter […] Read more

Jun, 01, 2019

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The Connection between Your Oral Health and Your Immune System

Oral health and general health are closely connected, and it’s all because of bacteria. Your mouth is the perfect environment for bacteria to thrive as there are plenty of nutrients and it’s warm and moist. Some of these bacteria are benign or even helpful. Others can be harmful, and when they grow out of control […] Read more

Jun, 01, 2019

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Did You Know Sensitive Teeth Can be Treated?

If having a hot drink or an ice-cream is a painful and unpleasant experience, or if it hurts to breathe in cold air, you may have sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity can be caused by tooth decay, worn fillings, fractured teeth, gum disease, or worn tooth enamel. If you have gum recession, this can expose the […] Read more

Jun, 01, 2019

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Why We Love Mum – Taking Care of Your Kid’s Teeth with a Custom Mouthguard

Playing sports is a healthy activity most parents want to encourage, but did you realise that an unwanted blow to the mouth can chip, crack or fracture teeth, or even knock them out entirely? Dental injuries are often upsetting and can lead to a lifetime of costly restorative care. It’s estimated that one-third of all […] Read more

May, 06, 2019

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