Child Dentistry

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Paediatric Dentistry- Facts to Consider

Babies’ teeth start to develop before they are even born. However, the baby teeth are usually not visible until around 6 months of age. As the child matures, more teeth will develop until they have a full set at usually around 3 years old. Baby teeth are important foundations for our adult teeth to grow…

Fissure sealants

What Are Fissure Sealants and How Can They Help?

We all want our children to have healthy mouths and to avoid tooth decay and the need for fillings. If you look at your child’s back teeth, you will see the teeth have lines and grooves in the biting surface. We call these fissures. Like any groove, these are the most difficult place to clean…

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Top Tips to Help Kids Overcome their Fear of the Dentist

For most adults, a visit to the dentist is a routine part of life, but for a child, the dental surgery can be an unfamiliar place and seem scary. Small children often think the dentist is going to hurt them or they become anxious because they don’t know what to expect. It is important that…

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Healthy Eating to Promote Strong Teeth in Children

You’ve taught your child the basics of looking after their teeth: brushing and flossing twice a day. However, the secret to healthy teeth might be in your child’s lunchbox. The foods our children eat have a big impact on their teeth. Here is a list of the tooth-friendly foods you should incorporate into every meal…

The Importance of Dental Visits from a Young Age

Nurturing our children’s teeth and oral health during all stages of development, from baby teeth to permanent teeth is an important factor in the child’s overall health and wellbeing. Teaching your children the importance of brushing and caring for their teeth from a very early age can instil these behaviours into them for a lifetime….