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Dr Melissa Warren joins our team

Posted on 16 March 2016

We are pleased to announce that Dr Melissa Warren, specialist paediatric dentist, is joining our team in Kogarah in April. Together with Dr Thuy and Dr Susan, Dr Melissa endeavours to serve the communities in Sydney’s South, Inner West, South West, Inner City, Wollongong and the South Coast regions. She joins us with a wealth of experience including as a staff specialist at the Children's Hospital at Westmead, a specialist in private practice and as a volunteer dentist in Cambodia.(click to read more)

Teething and pain relief

Posted on 19 August 2014 | Tags: Teething

There are many products and recommendations available in Australia for relieving discomfort associated with teething. However, not all products are helpful.  In fact, a number of products can present as a choking hazard or have serious side effects.  As part of dental health week, the Australian Dental Association has put together a helpful information sheet that answers many questions a parent and/or carer may have in helping your little one cope with teething.(click to read more)

Dental Health Week

Posted on 19 August 2014 | Tags: Children brushing health teething

For Dental Health Week this year, the Australian Dental Association has put together lot of useful tips for parents/carers on looking after our children's teeth, including information on teething, brushing, tooth-friendly foods and drinks.(click to read more)

Our Winter Newsletter

Posted on 19 June 2014 | Tags: Thumb sucking dummy sucking pacifiers thumb guard

Our winter newsletter focuses on "non-nutritive sucking", a term used to define sucking of thumbs, fingers, dummies and other objects, common in early childhood. It outlines some of the effects on the developing dentition and management when the habit persists beyond preschool years.  (click to read more)

Our Summer Newsletter

Posted on 11 December 2013

Our summer newsletter focuses on developmental enamel defects.  The incidence of decay associated with enamel defects is rising. This newsleter outlines the common types of enamel defects and their known causes, as well options available for treatment.(click to read more)

Our Spring Newsletter

Posted on 5 September 2013 | Tags: Childhood cancer long term effects

Our spring newsletter focuses on dental health after childhood cancer treatment. During my time as a registrar at the Long-term Follow-up  clinic at The Children's Hospital at Westmead, I met many inspiring survivors and their parents. (click to read more)

Our New Storybook

Posted on 28 June 2013 | Tags: first dental visit Storybook Social story book

Seeing a dentist for the first time can be exciting for some children, but daunting for others.  We have recently created a story book for parents to help prepare their children for the first visit to our practice.  (click to read more)

BPA exposure may damage developing enamel

Posted on 21 June 2013 | Tags: BPA bisphenol-A enamel defects

A research paper recently found that exposure to Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical compound used to set plastic food containers including milk bottles, may lead to enamel defects in the developing permanent teeth.  (click to read more)

Our Winter Newsletter

Posted on 18 June 2013

Our winter newsletter discusses a current hot topic, water fluoridation. We look at how fluoride in can prevent decay and some risks association excessive fluoride ingestion.(click to read more)

Our Autumn Newsletter focuses on Oral Injuries

Posted on 9 March 2013

In conjunction with Australian Dental Association's mouthguard awareness campaign, we have released our autumn newsletter focusing on oral injuries. It also has a handy guide for parents on the immediate management of a knocked out tooth.(click to read more)