Promoting good Dental Habits among Children

Some parents think it is not important to instill good oral habits among children because milk teeth are eventually replaced by permanent teeth. Contrary to this common perception, however, lack of dental hygiene has negative consequences for young children who are susceptible to developing cavities just as adults are. The milk they drink and the…

Concerns raised over Dental Care Affordability

Macarthur federal Labor MP Mike Freelander raised concerns in Parliament recently about the affordability of dental care. Dr Freelander said it was getting harder for lower-income families to ensure their dental health was up to scratch and that problem would be exacerbated with proposed changes to child dental benefits. “It is distressing to me to…

Why you should take tooth Decay Seriously

Mr Lau, my new acquaintance, has been a health conscious person in recent years, practicing kung fu and following a balanced diet. The activities have revitalized him and even helped him get away with tooth decay, he said. But some weeks ago, the tooth decay made a nasty return. An X-ray examination showed a 1.8-centimeter-wide…