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The sugar dentists recommend

Now that’s something you don’t hear often. Dentists are usually hounding you about reducing your sugar intake. But this sugar is different. This sugar, known as xylitol is found in a lot of oral care products – but what is it? Research has shown that small amounts of xylitol are beneficial for your oral health […]

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How to ditch the dummy

They say that ditching the dummy is harder than childbirth. This comforting habit becomes a drawn-out problem and the sooner you ditch the dummy the easier it is. Sleep, speech and breathing experts all agree that dummy use must be limited to urgent times such as sleepless nights and major distress. Everyone is different, mums […]

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Piksters are a gamechanger

In a world where just about everyone hates flossing, piksters are a gamechanger. What are piksters Piksters have disrupted the world of interdental cleaning. Previously dominated by dental floss, dental tape and floss picks, these interdental brushes have simplified the way we clean between our teeth. Needless to say, I’m a fan of these miniature […]

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Top 3 regrets of not going to the dentist

Can’t remember the last time you visited the dentist? You’re not the only one. Fear and cost are the top reasons why Aussies avoid the dentist, however… the reasons why you avoid your dentist are the very same reasons why you must see your dentist. Dental problems are notorious for requiring complex and pricey treatment when […]

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Kids toothbrushing videos – the lowdown

Happy Dental Health Week! Mums, dads, carers and teachers – you are in for a treat! I have come up with simple and specific features to look for when deciding whether a toothbrushing video will be right for your kiddies. I have organised this information into age groups: Age 3 Age 4 Age 5 Ages […]

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Fearlessly Authentic

Riverstone Family Dental is just shy of being 2 months old. My hands are now pulling teeth out instead of peeling away skirting tape!! Everyday I come to work knowing there’s nowhere I’d rather be and nothing I’d rather be doing. I actually sat down the other day and brainstormed where I’d rather be and […]

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Should I get a gum lift?

If you’re reading this, then chances are you’ve looked into this procedure. A ‘gum lift’ may also be referred to as gum recontouring, crown lengthening or gingivectomy. Beauty bloggers and dental professionals may use different terms to describe this procedure but at the end of the day, our aim here is to see more teeth […]

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All white everything

Teeth whitening is as popular as ever. Today I learnt that Khloe Kardashian’s dentist uses the same teeth whitening system I use, it’s called Philips ZOOM Teeth Whitening. Amazing what you can find on snapchat… here’s some info about this system and common topics about teeth whitening. Teeth whitening hacks People choose to whiten their […]

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My tooth looks black

There are many reasons why your tooth looks black. Black-looking teeth may feel sore. If you eat ice-cream or chew hard foods, they may hurt. Ouch! That’s okay! Check and make sure the black tooth doesn’t have food stuck in it. Some foods, like lollies, can be really sticky. If there’s food there, brush and […]

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3 ways to cut dental costs

One of the major barriers to seeking dental treatment is cost. Here I explain three ways to cut your dental costs and achieve affordable dental treatment. Regular dental checkups At every checkup, I conduct a thorough check of your gums, soft tissue and teeth. I may do some tests such as measuring gum levels and […]

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