Gentle and caring teeth & gum health maintenance.

Monthly archive for October 2019


Here’s something you may not know – nearly half the surface area of your teeth lies between them. And no, we’re not telling you this so you can ace your next trivia night. The fact is, if you’re relying solely on brushing you’re not effectively cleaning a

Babies – Children

Babies • Use a damp washcloth and clean your baby’s gums by gently rubbing them. • As teeth appear introduce a soft, child-size toothbrush. • Do not use toothpaste. • Visit a dentist when the first teeth appear or by 12 months. • Parents should continue to

Brushing – General Tips

Tempting as it is to think that pressing harder on your teeth equals a better clean, the fact is that too much pressure can damage your gums and tooth enamel. If the bristles are wearing out on your toothbrushes well before the three-month mark, you’re pressing too

Brushing with a powered toothbrush

If you have limited dexterity, a powered toothbrush may be a better option since it largely does all the work for you. Kids enjoy the fun of powered toothbrushes, especially decorated with their favourite characters. They can also be programmed to run for two minutes, taking out

Location – CBD Practice

4th Floor, 175 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria
Australia, 3000

For directions on the simplest route to Teeth Health Life, please visit our Clinic Location page.

Location – Surrey Hills Practice

Unit 2, 109 Union Road,
Surrey Hills, Victoria
Australia, 3127

For directions to our Surrey Hills Practice, please visit the Surrey Dental website.