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What’s The Right Age For Your Child To Visit The Dentist

At South Yarra Family Dental Care, we believe that a child should have their first dental check up by the age of two. This allows us to monitor the growth and development of your child’s teeth and jaws, detect dental problems early and aids in helping them become comfortable at the dentist. During your child’s […]

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Christmas

We will be closed from the 23rd of December 2017 and will reopen on the 5th of January 2018. On the behalf of all staff members we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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10 Tips for Staying Healthy

• Drink plenty of water • Wash your hands regularly • Be active for 30 minutes per day • Eat a well-balanced • Don’t smoke • Drink plenty of water • Wear a broad-spectrum sunscreen everyday • Brush your teeth twice daily and use dental floss • De-stress • Wear UV protection sunglasses when outdoors

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10 Benefits of Drinking Water

• Boosts your immune system and helps fight against cold and flus. • Flushes out toxins through sweat and urination which helps reduce the risk of kidney stones and UTIs. • Helps fight against tooth decay by neutralising acid effects. • Helps promote weight loss by flushing down the by-products of fat breakdown. • Helps […]

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Sensitive Teeth

Teeth sensitivity may be caused by toothbrush abrasions (over brushing), gum recessions, fracture lines or tooth decay. The most common cause of sensitivity is gum recessions, this is normally a direct result of over brushing or gum disease. Over brushing and gum disease causes the enamel layer that protects the tooth to wear away exposing […]

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Tooth Brushing For Kids

Two minutes is the recommended time for brushing teeth, however it can be challenging to get your children to brush their teeth for long enough. To young children 2 minutes feels like eternity and they often tend to rush through their dental routine, ultimately this can lead to tooth decay. Luckily this can be prevented […]

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Bad Breath

Bad breath also known as halitosis occurs when odour producing bacteria develops in the mouth. The lack of brushing and flossing on the daily basis causes food particles to accumulate. This is a catalyst for bacteria and plaque to grow throughout the mouth, ultimately releasing sulphur-producing compounds at the back of the tongue and throat […]