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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 […]

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Importance of Fluoride

Fluoride is a natural mineral, it can be found in water (fresh and salt), rocks, soil, vegetables and grains. Though fluoride is found in the environment it’s not a sufficient amount to strengthen and protect teeth. For this reason, additional fluoride is added into the water supplies of many Australian towns and cities. Water fluoridation […]

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Hypoplastic Teeth

Enamel hypoplasia is a developmental defect of the teeth caused by defective formation of the enamel. The formation of enamel is very delicate and any disturbances that occur during the development can cause defects, affecting primary and permanent teeth. Enamel is the first (outer) layer of the tooth and is the hardest and most mineralized […]

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Interdental Brushes

Interdental brushes are small cylinder-shaped brushes used to remove plaque from the spaces between the teeth. The brush head consists of lateral bristles allowing for effective removal of food particles from the interdental space where holes and gum issues most commonly occur. Interdental brushes are often considered an easier option for cleaning between the teeth […]

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Mouth Rinses

There are plenty of different types of mouth rinses on the market making it hard to differentiate between them, therefore its often asked which is the best? Mouth rinses tend to fall into four different categories: cosmetic, therapeutic, natural (herbal rinses) and antiseptic. • Cosmetic mouth rinses will temporarily mask bad breath and some contain […]

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Tooth Mousse/Tooth Mousse Plus

GC Tooth Mousse and Tooth Mousse Plus GC tooth mousse and tooth mousse plus is a topical tooth crème containing calcium and phosphate, minerals teeth are made from. By using GC tooth mousse/plus it deposits calcium back into the teeth, assisting in maintaining strong and healthy teeth. It can be used daily and is completely […]