Looking after your child’s baby teeth – helpful tips for parents


Raising a child is a rewarding experience, and as a parent you want to provide your child with the best possible care during their formative years. Before you know it, you’ll be observing your child’s baby teeth starting to come in – and it’s important that these teeth are

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Dental Care for Kids with Special Needs


Every child deserves to receive quality dental care, as this sets them on the path towards enjoying optimal dental health throughout the course of their lives. Some dentists are apprehensive about treating children with special needs due to difficulties and the inherent risks involved, however here at Specialist Kids

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Tooth Decay – How Diet Affects the Dental Health of Children


It’s no secret that diet is closely linked to dental health, particularly when it comes to tooth decay (also known as dental caries). Everything that we eat and drink must pass by our teeth and gums, and food/beverages containing sugar should be enjoyed in moderation as these foods can

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Children’s Orthodontics – Common Signs Children May Need Treatment


The oral development of children varies from individual to individual, and it is important that this is monitored from a young age in order to maintain good oral health throughout childhood and beyond. Orthodontics is a specialty practice which deals with the diagnosis, prevention and correction of misaligned teeth

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Teaching Kids to Take Care of Their Teeth


As a parent, looking after the needs of your children remains a top priority. Whilst teaching your child the importance of good oral hygiene can be difficult, it is important that children develop good dental hygiene habits from an early age. Strong, healthy teeth not only look great and

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Chalky Teeth – A Common Issue Amongst Children


Developmental dental defects (D3’s) can occur for a variety of reasons, and one of the most common issues seen in children is Enamel Hypomineralisation or ‘chalky teeth’. Typical indicators that your child may be experiencing this issue include distinctive white marks on their teeth, along with a rough, chalk

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