• JUNE 7, 2019
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    Winter chills got your teeth on edge?

    Winter chills got your teeth on edge?

    Are your teeth on edge from the winter cold? Whilst it may be cold and wintery in Adelaide, spare a thought for Apsley Cherry-Garrard a 20th Century explorer whose teeth shattered from the cold.  Cherry-Garrard travelled to Antarctica in 1910 to obtain Emperor Penguin eggs for zoological study.  So many days in the intense winter

    • MAY 6, 2019
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    Sugar free banana bread recipe

    Sugar free banana bread recipe

    Having had a terrific slice of banana bread the other day, I thought I would try a sugar free version. This recipe by Nadia Lim seems my style of cooking. Simple, not too many ingredients, pretty quick. I hope you enjoy it. IngredientsI butter or coconut oil 125g, melted very ripe bananas 3, mashed desiccated

    • APRIL 29, 2019
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    Alarming report on children’s dental care.

    Alarming report on children’s dental care.

    A new report by the Centre for Disease Control shows 81.3 percent of parents are not brushing their children’s teeth as early as recommended.  Researchers at the CDC studied data from over 5000 children and teens and compiled an alarming series of statistics.  It was found: 80 percent of parents were not brushing their baby’s

    • APRIL 1, 2019
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    Could I be making my own toothache?

    Could I be making my own toothache?

    Is it possible to make your own toothache? It is surprising how many times patients come in and report a toothache which our investigations determine is due to clenching or grinding the teeth.  The severity of the toothache is severe enough to prompt a visit and yet when we examine the tooth it is completely

    • MARCH 8, 2019
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    I’m a Dental Hygienist, but my daughter is scared of the Dentist

    I’m a Dental Hygienist, but my daughter is scared of the Dentist

    How we can overcome our dental anxiety? I have cared for many patients who are nervous and who have had bad experiences in the past which have left a lingering effect. I was surprised however, when my daughter (who has grown up in and out of the dental chair) began objecting to her routine dental