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How is Your Oral Health Tracking?

Every August marks the Australian Dental Association’s annual oral health promotion event and which aims to educate and encourage Australians to look after their dental health. This year the campaign focuses on a new initiative to track oral health here in Australia. It is tempting to think that most Australians have pretty good oral health,…

Has Your Child Tried Our Toothy ‘Find a Word’?

We have designed a Find a Word which contains ten hidden toothy terms. If your child hasn’t tried it yet, ask us for a copy at your next visit. Word searches are just one way we engage with kids, and we find these tools can help them to learn about good oral care from a…

Did You Realise Dental Education is Fun?

Our regular patients will know we are a family-oriented practice and we warmly welcome patients of all ages, and especially young children. Teaching kids about the importance of dental care is enormously important, and we work with families to educate children in ways that are fun and engaging. We certainly don’t think tooth care should…

Keep Your Kid’s Teeth Top of Their Class: Back to School Oral Health Tips

Getting your kids off to school in the mornings can be a rush, and unfortunately, many children will head off to school without a clean, healthy mouth. Worryingly, more than a few children begin their school lives with tooth decay, a completely avoidable disease. Here are some simple steps to make sure your child’s teeth…

Fun Oral Health Activities for Kids

Children learn through play, so try these fun dental activities that will teach them about oral care. Tooth Necklace Make a drawing of a tooth on cardboard, approximately 4 cm x 4 cm and use this as a template so children can make 20 teeth (children have 20 primary teeth) using brightly coloured paper. Take…

Supercharged Foods for Your Teeth

We’ve all heard the saying you are what you eat, and this certainly applies to your dental health. Sugary foods like fizzy drinks and sweets will all contribute to tooth decay. Try to include at least some of these healthy, tooth-friendly foods in your diet. Cheese Cheese is great for teeth because it increases the…

Welcome to Our First eNewsletter

Everyone here at Dentapex would like to extend a very warm welcome to our first eNewsletter. With your permission, we would love to continue communicating with you each month, keeping you up to date with news from our practice. Each month, we will also include short, informative articles about your oral and general health. We…

Managing Cold and Flu Season with Braces

Everybody knows what it’s like to have a cold or to get the flu, but if you are wearing braces when you have the sniffles, it is a little different. While wearing braces, it’s even more critical to take care of your dental health, so we’ve outlined some easy tips on how to keep your…

Examining the Close Connection Between Oral Health and Your Immune System

It’s essential to look after your oral health because it is closely connected to your immune system. Thanks to numerous clinical studies, we now know that heart disease, dementia, respiratory diseases and diabetes are all linked to poor oral health. Regular brushing and flossing remove bacteria that live naturally in your mouth, but if you…

Facts about Teeth Whitening

What is a Teeth Whitening? Most of people complain about having problems in their teeth and they try so many things to get rid of their problems. The most common problem which people face is about having pain and problem in teeth. The WHO (World Health Organization) has rated the teeth problems as the 4th…