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Practice News

Why you should break a thumb sucking habit in your child

Thumb sucking is a natural reflex for children. Sucking on thumbs, fingers, dummies or other objects aids to make babies and toddler feel secure and happy. It’s also a natural way to explore, integrate and understand their world. However, this habit can also be...

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Get to know Crona!

Get to know Crona, one of our Oral Health Therapists! Let’s start with the Central Coast:   What do you love most about the Central Coast? It is close to the beaches and the city, and most of my family lives local too. What’s your favourite place to...

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Get to know us – Lauren

Get to know Lauren! Let’s start with the Central Coast:   What do you love most about the Central Coast? How it is so easy to get around to all the beautiful spots we have here. And in addition to our family and friends that are close by. What’s your...

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Informative Articles

Fissure Sealants – What are they?

Preventative Dentistry – Sealants Brushing and flossing are the most common method of preventing tooth decay. Sometimes the anatomy of the teeth can differ, especially in our molars (chewing teeth at the back). Our teeth can naturally have deep grooves, uneven...

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How to look after your kids teeth

How to look after your kids teeth Knowing what to do to care for your kids teeth can be difficult. So here is the low down! From 3 months: Gently wipe their gums with a soft wet towel twice a day to clean off debris. This will also get them used to a routine and being...

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Clenching and grinding

If you ever wake up in the morning with a sore jaw or headache, you may be clenching and grinding. Grinding is an involuntary movement of the teeth against each other; whereas, clenching is clamping the teeth tightly shut. When the mouth is resting, the top and bottom...

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FAQ

What is fluoride and why do I need it?

  Fluoride is a naturally-occurring mineral, not an artificial compound or medication like it is sometimes perceived to be. Fluoride is found in fresh and salt water, vegetables and grains, rocks and soil. This naturally occurring mineral plays a critical role in...

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