Food choices can affect your dental health As emergency dentists, we often see cases that result from  unhealthy eating patterns. According to research compiled by the World Health Organisation, the overwhelming majority of studies into dental health have found a positive correlation between tooth decay and sugar intake across all age groups. So if you

Women brush teeth

How to Brush With Braces

When people come to us for cosmetic dentistry services such as braces, they regularly ask if they need to do anything different to ensure their teeth and gums stay healthy, and they don’t do anything to hinder their orthodontic treatment. These are good questions to ask, as the brackets and wires of braces offer many

The first question we get asked whenever we diagnose a dental decay in someone is “Am I not cleaning my teeth properly?” or “what is the proper way to brush teeth?” Occasionally, we even get asked if there is any “magic bullet” solution to dental decay. Unfortunately, there isn’t a magic bullet, but keeping your

In light of the recent infection control breaches by the Sydney dentist groups “The Gentle Dentist”, all the staffs at Grange Family Dental wants to reassure all our patients that we follow strict ADA Guidelines for Infection Control. As a member of the Australian Dental association for the last 13 years, we are not only

In part 1 and 2 of our series on your child’s first dental visit, we talked about the right time to take your child to the dentist for the first time and how to best prepare your child for this. Today we discuss techniques dentists use to build trust with their new little patients. As

In our first post about your child’s first dental visit, we talked about the right time to take your little one to the dentist for the first time. Today, we give our top tips to prepare this first visit at home and make sure it’s a success! Just like parenting, if dentists want to foster a

In March this year, two fine young men whom I’ve had the pleasure of treating for the last few years, will embark on a life changing experience. Except it’s not just their own lives that they will be changing but also the many lives of others who suffer from depression. In 2011, Dylan and Lawson

the best toothpaste

As a family dentist who sees lots of families and kids, one of the most common questions we get asked on a daily basis is “Which is the best toothpaste for me and my family?” Most of the time, our patient will refer to a recent advertisement they saw on TV which claims to be