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Stop broken teeth from spoiling christmas

A dental emergency over Christmas is no fun. Broken teeth, fillings and dentures make up the majority of dental problems seen over the Christmas and holiday period. At Riverstone Family Dental we believe in addressing issues early so you can have an awesome and stress-free Christmas holiday. Therefore, I have also suggested some tips for […]

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Top teeth tips for kids under 5

A positive rising trend is that more parents are encouraging their kids to adopt good oral health habits from a young age. This helps to prevent decay later on in life and establishes a positive relationship with dental health. Did you know that baby teeth are important? They help form the early eating and speaking […]

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Mouthbreathing simplified for mums and dads

Mouthbreathing: breathing through the mouth instead of the nose can have major effects on the growth and development of your child’s face. Did you know it can also affect your child’s overall health, their school results and how they behave? Read on to find out how. How do we breathe? Our nose is designed for […]

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Chalky Teeth – is this looming epidemic affecting your kids?

What are Chalky Teeth? 1 in 6 children’s teeth are affected by this condition So what is it? Chalky Teeth or Molar Hypomin (Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation – MIH) is a developmental condition. This means it affects the teeth in the early stages of life while they are forming. Hypo- means less of something -mineralisation – […]

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Brace Yourselves – read this if your kids need braces

Attention mums and dads, I would like to share with you the Top 10 Braces FAQ’s I’ve answered for my patients. Orthodontic treatment is one of the rapidly changing areas in dentistry – just take a look at the rising popularity of Invisalign and clear aligner technology companies. So what are we seeing? Progressive and […]

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3 steps for putting flossing into action

By following these 3 steps, you will drastically reduce your risk of developing toothaches and infections. Step #1 – why Understand the importance of flossing – why is it important to floss? Flossing is a daily dental hygiene habit. I recommend you do it at night to make sure there is no food left behind […]

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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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