48% of Australian children get cavities before the age of 5

Tue 11 Jul 2017

Did you know that 48% of Australian children get cavities before the age of 5? 

And for many children the situation can be far worse than a few fillings. At Inspiro we are seeing more and more children with advanced tooth decay. Many of these children are needing major tooth work such as complete tooth removal and crowns, often requiring anaesthesia and costing parents many thousands of dollars.... READ MORE

advice, children/babies, Community, Dental, Health, Lilydale, teeth

Kids with less teeth enamel need special dental care

Tue 4 Jul 2017

I recently visited a local kinder to teach the kids how to take care of their teeth. While there I do a basic dental check-up for the children, which enables us to spot problems early before they become painful and costly...

It’s best to get children’s teeth checked regularly to protect and increase the chances of saving any teeth with hypoplasia and hypomineralisation early on. If the hypoplasia, hypomineralisation and tooth decay are not detected early on then the results can be devastating and expensive.... READ MORE

advice, children/babies, Community, Dental

7 great food choices to keep your teeth healthy

Fri 9 Jun 2017

Does food actually affect the health of your teeth? If it does, how do we take care of those pearly whites?
Did you know that oral health problems are the second most expensive disease group to treat each year Australia wide? Here are seven food choices you can make to keep your teeth healthy inside and out.... READ MORE

advice, children/babies, Dental, Dietitian, Healthy, nutrition, teeth

11 holes in 20 teeth, and only 4 years old

Fri 9 Jun 2017

My four-year-old daughter visited the dentist a couple of months ago for her annual check-up. At her last check up, everything was fine...I didn’t think there would be much to worry about. So I was in disbelief when the dentist told me my daughter had 11 holes in her teeth – yes, 11 holes!... READ MORE

advice, children/babies, Community, Dental, Healesville, Health, Lilydale, teeth

Support for pregnant women and women with young children

Mon 15 May 2017

This one-on-one program provides support and education to vulnerable pregnant women and womens with young children who need additional help to improve their health and the health of their babies.

Being a mother is challenging for the best of us, and Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies can provide support you need and answer your questions.... READ MORE

children/babies, Counselling, Health, Lilydale, Support, women's

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