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Children’s

Children's
Jennifer Slattery
Jennifer Slattery

Jennifer Slattery

Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy

BOH (Melb)

Order and appearance of baby teeth

The order of baby teeth There are 20 baby teeth (deciduous teeth) that erupt in the first few years of a child's life. The first teeth to erupt are those at the front ... [Read More]
Children's
Dr Charmaine Hall
Dr Charmaine Hall

Dr Charmaine Hall

Specialist Paediatric Dentist

BDSc (Melb), DClinDent (Melb), MRACDS (Paed)

Oral health care for children with special needs

Managing the dental care of children with special needs Managing the dental care of a child with special needs requires careful consideration. A child with special ... [Read More]
Children's
Dr Charmaine Hall
Dr Charmaine Hall

Dr Charmaine Hall

Specialist Paediatric Dentist

BDSc (Melb), DClinDent (Melb), MRACDS (Paed)

Protecting your child from dental disease

How to improve your child's oral health Understanding the precautions available to prevent your children from developing dental problems can significantly reduce your child’s ... [Read More]
General
Samantha Ryan
Samantha Ryan

Samantha Ryan

Oral Hygiene, Dental Therapy & Treatment Coordinator

Dip.OHT (Melb), ADOH (Adel)

Baby teething – signs, symptoms and treatments

Everything you need to know about baby teething Babies’ teeth start to develop in the womb, long before the baby is born. Most babies’ first teeth start to show, ... [Read More]
Children's
Karleen Gray
Karleen Gray

Karleen Gray

General Practice Manager

Should my child wear a mouthguard?

The importance of children wearing a mouthguard If you want to ensure your child's teeth are protected while playing sports it's advisable they wear a well-fitted ... [Read More]
Children's
Dr Kia Pajouhesh
Dr Kia Pajouhesh

Dr Kia Pajouhesh

General Dental Care

BSc, BDSc (Melb)

How does the Child Dental Benefits Schedule operate?

Why is the Child Dental Benefits Schedule important? Alarming results from a new national oral health study reveal the presence of untreated tooth decay in a quarter ... [Read More]
Children's
Smile Solutions
Smile Solutions

Smile Solutions

The role of fissure sealants in children’s teeth

What is a Fissure Sealant? As the saying goes, prevention is better than the cure. And if you have ever been faced with tooth ache or the prospect of dental fillings, ... [Read More]
Children's
Smile Solutions
Smile Solutions

Smile Solutions

Visiting the dentist: Caring for a child with autism

Caring for children with autism at the dentist Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurological disorder that appears during the first three years of life. It is a ... [Read More]
General
Dr Philippa Robinson
Dr Philippa Robinson

Dr Philippa Robinson

General Dental Care

BSc, DDS (Melb), MBA (La Trobe)

Is it important to have a family dentist?

Yes, having a family dentist is very important. And visiting your family dentist on a regular basis has multiple benefits, including the following. 1: Prevention of dental ... [Read More]
General
Smile Solutions
Smile Solutions

Smile Solutions

Who is a suitable candidate for dental sealants?

Dental sealants are recognised by children’s dentists as an effective approach to prevent or control pit and fissure decay in children and adolescents. A dental ... [Read More]
General
Smile Solutions
Smile Solutions

Smile Solutions

Should I wear a mouthguard while playing sports?

If you (or your child) are taking part in contact sports, it pays to protect your teeth. Sports such as football, boxing, rugby, basketball, hockey, water polo, lacrosse, ... [Read More]
Children's
Smile Solutions
Smile Solutions

Smile Solutions

Parents warned to limit children’s sugar consumption...

With Halloween fast approaching, parents have been warned that if the right boundaries are not established around the consumption of sweet treats, children’s oral health ... [Read More]
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