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5 tips from your dentist to keep your kids smiling

Education begins at home. So making it a priority to set up good dental habits early on can have many positive benefits for your children's teeth as they grow. Establishing and maintaining a good diet and oral hygiene practices during childhood is essential if individuals want to enjoy good oral he... READ MORE

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600,000 reasons for kids to visit the dentist

Being a parent is a full-time job, especially when it comes to looking after your children's dental health. Getting your little ones to understand the importance of oral health can feel like a mammoth task, but there are plenty of reasons why it pays to start good dental habits early on. Poor denta... READ MORE

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Laser Kids Dental Clinic, is the New Face of Children’s Dentistry

Visiting the dentist has changed quite a bit for kids today; it’s not so daunting for kids – or their parents. Our Auckland dentist, Dr Hisham Abdalla founder of Laser Lifecare Institute and Dr Alfonso Vargas, have focussed on establishing a more child-friendly practice to help comfort c... READ MORE

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Does your child need braces?

When it comes to your children, it's important to ensure they look after their oral health as much as they can. Healthy teeth and gums are so essential for a range of functions such as biting and talking and they can also have an impact on overall health and wellbeing as well. Getting your child s... Find out what's involved in orthodontic treatments

Tags:  Braces,  Orthodontics

Dr Eli Gold of Burwood Dental Releases His New Book!

Dr Eli Gold is a long standing dentist in Burwood, providing dental services to the local community since 1976. His love of good oral health has seen him compile his knowledge and tips for his patients in his first book – ‘How to Put Your Dentist Out of Business’. The book provide... READ MORE

Tags:  Dentist Burwood,  Oral Hygiene

Grow Up Smiling - The child dental benefit scheme

The Liberal Government has committed to honouring the Labor Governments Grow Up Smiling, child dental benefit scheme. The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) replaces the Medicare Teen Dental Plan (MTDP) from the 1st January 2014 and will provide free dental care to children aged two to 17 who me... Read more about the Child Dental Benefits Schedule

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Children's dentistry

Establishing good dental habits early on will help your children learn to care for their teeth throughout life, so it's never too early to start practicing good oral hygiene with your children. Just like setting a regular bedtime routine, consistent dental hygiene is essential to help protect both ... READ MORE

Tags:  Invisalign,  Orthodontics

Brushing your baby's teeth

When your baby starts to teethe you might get to thinking, when do I start brushing my child's teeth? Well believe it or not, but you can start cleaning your child's mouth even before the first tooth has appeared! During bath time, wipe your baby's gums with a soft washcloth - you won't need tooth... READ MORE

Tags:  Baby Teeth,  Oral Hygiene

Myth: Only lollies and sweet foods cause cavities

It's not only foods such as soft drinks, lollies and cakes that can cause tooth decay, but also other foods that contain sugars and other carbohydrates. The Australian Dental Association says that foods like raisins and peanut butter that stick to teeth can be especially harmful as they provide a "... READ MORE

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How can fissure sealants benefit my child's teeth?

Fillings are often the dental treatment that most parents are aware of when it comes to addressing their child's tooth problems, but are you aware of the job that fissure sealants do? This sealant is applied to "chewing surfaces" of back teeth that are at risk of decay, providing a protective coati... READ MORE

Tags:  Dental Fillings