With Easter on our doorstep, maintaining a balanced and nutritious diet often hops out the window along with the Easter bunny! The Australian Dental Association (ADA) urges all Australians to watch “That Sugar Film”, which aims to raise awareness of the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body. “That Sugar Film” sees […]

28 Mar 2015
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Do you, or someone close to you, regularly suffer from heartburn or reflux? Do you regularly use antacids? You may have a condition called Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD). What is GORD? Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) is a digestive condition affecting the lower ring of muscle that acts as a valve connecting the oesophagus with […]

8 Jun 2014
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  Do you, or does someone close to you snore? Snoring may be a sign of a serious illness – obstructive sleep apnoea.   Approximately 1 in 3 people have some form of sleep disordered breathing which ranges from snoring to severe obstructive sleep apnoea  (OSA). OSA is quite common and affects approximately 4% of […]

6 Apr 2014
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Have you started a diet as part of your New Year’s Resolutions? The holidays are traditionally a time to relax. We all eat more and exercise less. It is surprisingly easy to put on weight – more so as we get older.  Research undertaken by the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals that 63% of Australian […]

18 Jan 2014
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Dental decay is the most common infectious disease currently experienced by Australian children.  Dental decay is a preventable condition however, by the age of six, over half of all Australian children will have at least one decayed tooth.  Infection and toothache caused by dental decay is presently the second most common cause of hospital admissions […]

31 May 2013
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Coming up with healthy, tasty and kid-friendly lunches can be a challenge, as every parent knows.Keeping these lunches tooth-friendly as well can make it even more of a challenge! Be careful of so called health bars, muesli bars, fruit roll-ups and dried fruit as they contain large amounts of concentrated sugar in the form of […]

3 Feb 2013
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