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The consequences of thumbsucking – and how our dental clinic in Armadale helps

Remember being scolded for sucking your thumb?

You mightn’t have realised at the time, but your parents were saving you from a habit that could have lifelong implications on your oral health!

Thumb sucking is natural behaviour for kids at a certain age. All parents know that babies have an instinctive […]

By | October 30th, 2018|Children, Dentist|0 Comments

Calming nervous children when they visit their local Armadale dentist

Ask any child what scares them, and you might hear responses like spiders, monsters, and ghosts.

Chances are you may also hear the word “dentist” from a few! Just the thought of seeing the family dentist can make many children shudder!

Parents play a major role in ensuring that their […]

By | August 10th, 2018|Children|0 Comments

Our dentist in Armadale shares what to expect at baby’s first dental appointment

When it comes to your child’s milestones, there are a couple that stand out in particular, including their first word, first steps, and first day at school.

One milestone that often gets overlooked, however, is their first trip to the dentist!

Parents everywhere know that teething can be one of the most daunting parts of raising an […]

By | July 23rd, 2018|Children|0 Comments

What are the oral issues associated with mouth breathing in children?

“Your child is a mouth breather.”

Wait… what?

For some parents, hearing these words leads to many questions.

What does that even mean?

Isn’t that normal?

What’s the issue here?

Mouth breathing is when one breathes through the mouth instead of the normal […]

By | August 17th, 2017|Children|0 Comments