Every parent knows that teaching babies and toddlers requires patience and repetition, and healthy dental habits are no exception. The reward is that your child grows up understanding how to care for their oral health, and be open to having necessary dental treatment. … read more
Your child’s first dental appointment should ideally be around their first birthday, or earlier if there are any dental or oral health concerns. Healthy baby teeth are very important for the formation of healthy adult teeth, as well as to your child’s overall health. DB Dental practitioners are trained to check and treat very young patients. … read more
Just because baby teeth eventually fall out, doesn’t mean you don’t have to worry about your child’s dental care until later. Sadly, by six years of age, more than half of all children already have decay in their teeth. … read more
Make 2020 the year you take your oral health to the next level, but not just because you want a beautiful smile. Good oral health is important for your general health and vital if you have type 2 diabetes, heart issues, a compromised immune system or are pregnant. … read more
If holidays have been hectic, the start of the school year is a good time for parents to make sure their child is sorted for school. Being ready to listen and learn is more than just having the right uniforms, equipment and backpack sorted. Whether they’re starting kindergarten or they’re in high school, you also need to make sure your child is healthy, and this includes good oral health. … read more
Can you pick which is the best mouthwash for you the chemist’s range? It helps to have some knowledge of what mouthwashes can and can’t do for you first. After all, it’s your money and you’re going to spit it out after about 30 seconds – you should get value from your mouthwash.
How long your implant lasts depends on a number of things – the answer is different for everyone. If you’re young and healthy and you’re replacing a tooth knocked out in an accident, so far, so good. Maintain great oral hygiene, have regular checkups and your implant has almost the same chance of lasting as long as your real teeth. … read more