19 Oct · Kylie Kinkead · No Comments

Tongue Cleaning

Did you know that brushing and flossing remove bacteria from teeth and gums but as much as 50% of the bacteria in the mouth live on the surface of your tongue?   And it’s these bacteria in particular that can be one cause of bad breath.   The best and most effective way of neutralising …

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12 Oct · Kylie Kinkead · No Comments

Back to School Snacks

With the school holidays over, parents and caregivers are back in the swing of making daily lunch boxes for their children and perhaps themselves as a way to ensure healthy choices are made but also to save a few dollars. Growing children require a range of healthy and enticing foods to steer them away from …

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5 Oct · Kylie Kinkead · No Comments

Baby Teeth Are Just As Important As Adult Teeth

Milk teeth, or baby teeth, are the first set of teeth that appear, starting from around 6 months of age up to around 3 years. There should be 20 all together. Baby teeth are generally whiter and resemble the colour of milk.   Sometimes, teeth may appear a couple of months earlier or later than …

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19 Sep · Kylie Kinkead · No Comments

Brushing 2by2

  Here are Kiddies Dental Care we get many questions about how parents can best support their children when first learning how to brush their teeth. How long should you brush children’s teeth for? Simply remember our 2×2 motto…brush for 2 mins twice a day.  Many families use a count down timer on a phone …

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23 Aug · Alli · No Comments

Teething in the teenage years

There are a lot of physical changes when your child blooms into a teenage boy or girl. Teeth are part of those changes – teenage teething. Yes, you heard it right but calm down, this is not as bad as teething when your little one was still a baby. Around the age of 11-13, your …

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20 Apr · Alli · No Comments

Mouthguard – 3 quick checks before your child takes to the field

A good mouth guard minimizes risk of injury and allows your child to enjoy the sport they love without seriously harming their teeth or tongue. A custom-fitted mouthguard protects more than just teeth – it helps absorb and spread the impact of a blow to the face, preventing jaw fractures, facial lacerations, concussions and base of skull …

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6 Apr · Alli · No Comments

Easter Top Tips – A timely reminder

By sticking to a strict dental routine, minimising overall consumption of chocolate and following the tips below, you, your family and friends can minimise tooth decay and maintain great oral health this Avoid continuous consumptions Aim to enjoy your Easter sweets at mealtimes, rather than between meals. Chewing on food continuously means that your saliva …

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15 Jul · Alli · 2 Comments

How Much Sugar is in drinks?

Most of us are aware that increased sugar consumption may lead to tooth decay.  Ever wonder how much sugar is in some of our kids’ favourite drinks? Have a look at the poster below Produced from the Australian Healthy Food Guide .   The best advice? Make water your drink of choice and save the …

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20 Jun · Alli · No Comments

KIDDIES DENTAL CARE SUPPORTS RED NOSE DAY JUNE 2016 – TURNING RED FOR CHARITY

This week all our of team are wearing red throughout the week and we have arranged some great raffle prizes to raise funds for Red Nose Day.

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26 May · Alli · No Comments

WELCOME TO ONLINE APPOINTMENTS FOR CURRENT PATIENTS

Kiddies Dental Care are please now to be able offer our current / exisiting patients the option to book their children’s appointments online for any available spots over the next 2 week period.

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