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Whole food plant-based diet helps reduce gingivitis

In a recent 2019 study, researchers from the University of Freiburg, Germany have found that an anti-inflammatory plant-based diet can help reduce gingivitis.   What is gingivitis? Gingivitis is a preventable oral condition in which gum irritation, bleeding and inflammation occurs, usually […]

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Why is breastfeeding better for your child’s oral development?

It is well understood that breastfeeding greatly benefits an infant child nutritionally, but did you know that breastfeeding can impact on a child’s future teeth development into adulthood for an entirely different reason? Breastfeeding helps widen the child’s palate to allow more […]

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Is your preschool child more likely to develop tooth decay?

The oral habits of Australian children have been the focus of oral health education in recent years. Yet despite the best efforts of dental health professionals, educators and parents to instil proper oral care and hygiene habits, there are some children that […]

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Regular use of mouthwash helps reduce tooth decay and cavities in children

  Mouthwash, along with toothpaste and flossing, are essential oral care products to maintain oral health for adults and children. However, for kids there are kid-friendly oral care products that have distinctly different properties to those for grown-ups. While fluoridated kids’ toothpaste […]