COVID Update – SA Health Directive

Face Masks Now Mandatory From 12.01 am 1 December 2020, All people in health care settings are required to wear a single use surgical mask while in the physical presence of other people. Face masks must be worn by all patients attending Adelaide Hills Family Dental upon entering the building and in the waiting room.… 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

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 between the… 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

AHFD is Supporting The Smith Family this Christmas

Adelaide Hills Family Dental is proud to support The Smith Family as we try to change the course of a child’s life this Christmas 🎁 One in six Australian children are living in poverty and many won’t receive a gift this Christmas. The Smith Family aims to create opportunities for financially disadvantaged young Australians by… Continue reading

How’s your Oral Health Tracking?

Dental Health Week 2019 (5 to 11 August) is the ADA’s major event promoting the importance of maintaining good oral health such as: Brushing Twice Daily (with fluoride toothpaste) Flossing Once per Day Eat Healthy and drink less sugary drinks Regular Check-Up with your Dentist As tempting as it is to think that everyone is… Continue reading

Australian Dental Congress 2019

We attended the Australian Dental Congress event at the Adelaide Convention Centre

Rebecca, Cecilia and Julian were able to take some time out for continuing education last week at the Australian Dental Congress in Adelaide. Congress brings together dentists and dental practitioners from around the world and is the largest gathering of dental professionals in the southern hemisphere. The Adelaide Hills Family Dental team learnt more about… Continue reading