Family Dental Articles

  • Teeth Whitening Fact Sheet To prevent damage, anyone considering having their teeth whitened should consult their dentist to ensure their teeth are suitable for whitening. Having your teeth whitened by anyone other than a dentist is risky. Read More »
  • First Aid for a Damaged Tooth If a tooth is cracked or chipped, it is important to see a dentist as soon as possible. Place any broken pieces of tooth in a small amount of milk, or plastic wrap if milk is unavailable, and take them to the dentist with you. Read More »
  • Mouthguard Fact Sheet Sporting injuries are one of the most common causes of dental injury. A custom-fitted mouthguard should be worn during training and when playing sport to help protect against painful and expensive injuries to your teeth and mouth. Read More »
  • Oral Health in Pregnancy Maintaining good oral health during pregnancy might be the last thing on your mind as you deal with food cravings and morning sickness, however, it's important to look after your teeth. Read More »
  • Oral Trauma in Babies and Toddlers Accidents can happen and unfortunately around one third of infants and toddlers suffer oral trauma. The most accident prone time for kids is when they start walking. Accidents can happen when a child takes a tumble at home, daycare or in the local playground. Read More »
  • Should I whiten my teeth? When assessing your suitability for teeth whitening, there are a number of procedures your dentist will follow, such as assessing the healthy of your mouth, discolouration of teeth, the presence of fillings, veneers or crowns. Read More »
  • Tooth Development in Babies & Toddlers Your baby's first teeth are just as important as their permanent teeth. They help your child to learn to chew, speak properly and most importantly, these teeth reserve the space in your child's gums for the eruption of their permanent teeth. Read More »