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

How much sugar is hiding in your trolley?

One in three (32.1%) adults is walking around with untreated tooth decay. Our addiction to sugar is one of the main culprits, which is frequently added to or hidden in food and drink. Studies have shown that most Australians consume an average of 14 tablespoons of sugar in a day— an astonishingly high amount compared… Continue reading

Coronavirus Update – 18 April 2020

Update April 2020 - Adelaide Hills Family Dental is Open

***UPDATE 15 May 2020*** Adelaide Hills Family Dental is delighted to announce a return to our normal services. Restrictions placed on Dentistry have reduced to ‘Level 1’ meaning we can now perform ALL dental procedures including your regular checkup and clean. Phone Reception on 8391 4100 to book an appointment. Adelaide Hills Family Dental COVID-19… Continue reading

Coronavirus Update – 16 March 2020

Coronavirus Update We would like to assure our clients that we are closely monitoring the situation as it changes daily. Current recommendations are to continue to provide our services as normal, however, we are taking the following precautions as per current recommendations: We are asking clients to please follow these steps: If you are feeling… Continue reading

Christmas New Year Opening Hours 2019/2020

The team at Adelaide Hills Family Dental would like to wish all our patients a Merry Christmas and a happy & healthy 2020! 🎅 Our last day will be Monday, December 23 and we will re-open on Thursday, January 2. If you have a dental emergency during the break please contact SA Dental on 1300… Continue reading