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It's the silly season of sweets! Protect your kids' teeth this Easter.

How to take care of your kids’ teeth...

Easter is fast-approaching and there's more chocolate than ever lining the aisles of our supermarkets. With so many sweets around, how can parents ensure that their children aren't damaging their teeth by overconsuming sugar? Check out our tips...

Do you know how much sugar is in your go-to breakfast?

Just how bad is your favourite breakfast?

Could you be consuming the majority of your recommended daily sugar intake in the first meal of the day? From chocolate puffed rice to fruit-filled muesli, the selection of cereals loaded with added sugar is huge. Take the time to know what...

What can you do if your child is scared of the dentist?

What to do if your child has dental anxiety

Everyone is scared of something. Whether it be clowns, snakes or heights, it can be frightening trying to overcome these fears. But what happens if your child is living with dental anxiety? How can you help them to get over this fear and...

Do you think New Zealand should implement a sugar tax?

Should New Zealand implement a sugar tax on...

It's widely known that sugar is one of the biggest contributors to tooth decay - a condition affecting many Kiwi adults and children. That's why many people are looking to the government to implement a sugar tax to help prevent against the...

Dried fruits are one of the biggest culprits of tooth decay.

Foods and drinks you didn’t know were...

We are aware of how sugary foods and staining drinks can negatively impact our teeth. But there are also a surprising range of other foods that are also capable of causing damage. Discover three of the unexpected culprits and how you can...

Are you looking after your oral piercing?

Are oral piercings bad for your teeth?

Oral piercings are a popular form of self expression. However, they don't come without their issues. Here are three of the most common conditions associated with oral piercings and how you can prevent complications from arising.