Pregnancy Myths

FICTION Pregnancy caused all the calcium to leach from my teeth. FACT The calcium in your teeth is strongly incorporated into hydroxyapatite  crystals and cannot be leached out! Pregnancy is often a time of high acids in your mouth from morning sickness which can...

Aged Care Commissioners Report

  The Royal Aged Care Commissioners have included a number of key Australian Dental Association (ADA) recommendations for dramatically overhauling the delivery of oral health care in their final report. It’s now incumbent on the Morrison administration to act on...

Be a Mouth Keeper

‘Be a Mouth Keeper’ Economical ways to look after your oral health during the pandemic You’ve heard of ‘Job Keeper’. Now the Australian Dental Association (ADA) is urging people to become a ‘Mouth Keeper’ by putting into action a range of low-cost measures to look...

Fluoride

Fluoride Fluoride has proven itself to be a valuable ally in the ongoing fight against dental caries. As far back as 1909, when a U.S. dentist Frederick McKay commenced a 15 year study with fellow dentist A. V. Black to determine if the decay-resistant teeth of...

Dental Health Week-Time to brush up on sugar facts

Time to take a closer look at your supermarket purchases. They’re not as healthy as you might think. Being healthy is something that most of us aim for. We brush our teeth twice a day. We go for a jog around the neighbourhood. We eat a handful of nuts instead of...