Children and Teeth Grinding – An Overview for Parents


Teeth grinding (bruxism) is one of the more common issues amongst children. Often the issue goes undetected until a paediatric dentist observes the symptoms during a routine check-up. The reasons why children grind their teeth are not well understood, but it is believed that stress, anxiety and nervous habits

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It’s Time For A War On Sugar


How Much Sugar Per Day? Humans are neurologically wired to seek out sugar. The brain treats the stuff as a reward mechanism and the release of serotonin is so pleasurable that we start to crave it again after initial consumption. Kids in particular are sensitive to any neurological stimulant,

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Caring for Your Teething Child


Teething generally occurs between 4 and 6 months of age, but it can start at any age. It’s exciting to watch your child’s teeth develop, but it can also be an uncomfortable experience for some children. To help you deal with the teething process, Specialist Kids Dentist has prepared

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Children’s Orthodontics – Tips for Caring for Braces


There often comes a time where children need to have braces in order to prevent any further complications with their teeth and ensure a straighter smile. It is generally recommended that children visit the orthodontist between 7 and 9 years of age, just after they have lost their baby

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How to Keep Children’s Teeth Healthy

Developing teeth are the most fragile, and maintaining good oral health for your children is key to good health as they grow older. Setting strong habits at an early age is important because it helps kids to look after themselves later in life. One of the leading causes of More >

The Importance of Flossing


Floss Daily Standard usage of dental floss clears plaque, helping with thwarting the advancement of plaque, which can later provoke tartar. By simply flossing your teeth you can make them look bright and shiny by removing plaque and other food particles that you may not discover in the mirror

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