Dental Care for Toddlers

To prevent tooth decay, toddlers should brush twice daily, morning and night…

Going Green

Our team has been very excited about becoming more environmentally friendly!

What to do in a Dental Emergency?

What should I do in a Dental Emergency? Incidents that require immediate dental care, such as bleeding, intense toothaches, and severe swelling, are classified as dental emergencies and should be examined by a dentist as soon as possible. If you’re unsure if it’s an emergency, please give Adelaide Hills Family Dental reception a call during… Continue reading

Pillars of Preventive Dental Care

Preventative dentistry aims to educe the risk of more serious dental conditions and diseases in the future.

When it comes to taking care of our health, looking after our teeth, gums and mouth often comes down the list of priorities for many Australians. While skipping one or two preventive dental care appointments may not cause issues, ongoing neglect of your oral health can cause serious disease and costly procedures down the road.… Continue reading

Dental Health Week Campaign 2021

Keep Your Smile for Life Dental Health Week 2021 focused on helping Australian’s retain their smiles for the rest of their lives. Australian Dental Association (ADA) research shows that Approximately a third of Australians have never had their teeth professionally cleaned. More than half of adults do not visit a dentist on a regular basis… Continue reading

COVID Update

COVID-19 Update 2021

UPDATE 28 JULY 2021: All Treatments Available Adelaide Hills Family Dental will OPEN to all patients again today reverting to Level 1 Dental Restrictions. All Dental Treatments are available Mask wearing in a health services setting is a mandatory requirement until further notice. Mandatory COVID SAfe check-In. For those who missed a scheduled appointment due… Continue reading

Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is a common dental condition characterised by pain and discomfort when eating certain types of food, particularly those that are hot, cold, sweet or sour. What Causes Sensitive Teeth? Sensitivity occurs when the protective layer of the teeth is worn down, exposing the nerve endings to direct contact with stimuli. The layer that… Continue reading

Tips for Flossing your Teeth

If you’re only relying on brushing then you’re missing nearly half the surface area of your teeth 😲 Regular flossing can help prevent the harmful effects of plaque build-up, gum disease, bad breath and the risk of cavities. To maximise the benefits of flossing, here are some helpful tips for your next flossing session: Choose… Continue reading

Symptoms, Causes & Management of Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

What is Bruxism? Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is the involuntary grinding, clenching, or gnashing of teeth. This commonly occurs while asleep, although some people experience it during waking hours. Bruxism has been thought to affect about half the population. Of these cases, only 5% are severely affected. Prolonged teeth grinding can wear away at the… Continue reading

Teething and your baby

Teething Timeline At around 4 to 10 months old, your baby’s first set of teeth will start growing through their gums. This process, called ‘teething’, can be uncomfortable, cause irritation, red cheeks, drooling, frequent crying, and problems sleeping. Each individual tooth may cause issues for a few days. Generally, the full process will be completed… Continue reading