Supernumerary Teeth

Hyperdontia is the condition of having one or more additional teeth to the regular series of 32 permanent teeth. These extra teeth are commonly known as supernumerary teeth. Supernumerary teeth can be found in any region of the dental arch… Read More


Everyone’s flossing right? Actually no – nearly 40% of Australians never floss when they should be cleaning between their teeth at least once a day. Contact South Yarra Family Dental Care Today • Call us on 03 98671151 • Email… Read More

Dental Health week

Dental health is an ongoing process throughout a child’s life and you should begin by modelling a good dental health practice early on, so your child sees it as a normal part of life. Dr Sangeetha Kamath visited a childcare… Read More


The aim of dental health week is to educate Australians about the importance of maintaining good oral health by promoting these key messages: .Brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste .Clean in between teeth at least once a day… Read More

How Does Smoking Affect Teeth

People are aware that smoking is bad for overall health causing and contributing to many different medical problems and diseases. However, many people don’t realise the affect smoking has on their mouth, gums and teeth. Smoking can lead to bad… Read More

What is a Dry Socket

After a tooth is removed a blood clot forms in the tooth socket to seal the area and protect the bone and nerves underneath. The socket is the hole in the bone where the tooth has been extracted. A dry… Read More