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

Baby Teeth Are Just As Important As Adult Teeth

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…Read More

Brushing – Support your child to learn to brush

Brushing – Support your child to learn to brush

  Here at 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…Read More

Teething in the teenage years

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…Read More

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