Did you know that in Australia, by the time children are in first grade, half of them have been affected by tooth decay? The Smile Team dentist believes that nowadays, dental decay and other dental illnesses are preventable with modern dentistry practices and oral health coaching. One of our goals is to support and partner with the local community to promote knowledge and awareness of modern preventive dental care.
This year’s Australian Dental Association Dental Health Week focuses on being able to look after our oral health ‘Anywhere, Anytime’. Busyness is the norm for Melbournians. We are always on the lookout for any time or effort-saving hacks, and it’s no different when it comes to teeth.
It's at the end of your tiring day. You want to hop into bed quick smart for some well deserved sleep. You care about your teeth and gums, but don't have time or energy to waste. There is no substitutes for tooth brushing, but what else do you need to know about in regards to maintaining a happy smile? Here are 3 top efficient tips for getting maximum dental health with minimal energy output.
Chances are you’ve blamed your period for a bloated belly, a chocolate craving or an emotional outburst after watching a dog commercial but have you ever thought of holding your hormones responsible for changes in your mouth? There are definitely specific times in your life when you need some extra TLC for yourself. Throughout a woman’s life changes such as puberty, the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and the use of birth control medications can all cause hormonal fluctuations. These hormonal fluctuations can cause significant changes in your mouth. Let’s have a look at what happens at these times and what can…
As part of providing exceptional dental care, The Smile Team dental practice has always placed great importance and emphasis on patient health and safety. Our dental team regularly engage in professional development and training including topics of infection control and first aid training on top of clinical topics of dental gum disease therapy, dental restorations, dental crowns and bridge treatment, dental implants to name a few.
To kick start a happy healthy 2016 year The Smile Team Balwyn North dentists will be posting answers to some of the most common questions we get. Our first question leads to a topic that relates to a very exciting stage of life for many of our patients albeit sometimes a nervous time.

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