Floss is Boss

Floss is Boss

Why Should Children Floss?   We all know it’s essential that children brush their teeth twice a day but it’s just as important that we teach them to floss at least once a day.  Bacteria, plaque, and food can become stuck in between teeth, potentially leading to gum inflammation/disease, tooth…Read More

Keeping our Skills Up to Date

Keeping our Skills Up to Date

Keeping our skills up to date Recently at Kiddies Dental Care we undertook some essential training – Medical Emergencies in a Dental Practice.   The course provided by Cynergex, specialist training providers to the Dental Industry, covered basic and advanced life support.   We learnt about: Threat assessment allowing the identification…Read More

Who loves mousse? Tooth mousse that is!

Who loves mousse? Tooth mousse that is!

Are your teeth getting the minerals they need? We all know that ensuring your body gets the right nutrients and minerals is essential for good health.  But what minerals do our teeth need in particular?   Fluoride is the one we all know about, but there are also other beneficial…Read More

Stopping Thumbsucking

Stopping Thumbsucking

Many parents ask us what impact thumb sucking will have on their child and how they can help to stop it so we thought we’d share some insights we have. Firstly, thumb sucking is a very natural thing that many children do from an early age…and we mean very early. …Read More

Tongue Cleaning

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…Read More

Back to School Snacks

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…Read More

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