Teaching kids good dental habits early in life

Kids brushing their teeth, good dental habits early in life | Gosford Family Dentists

It can be tough, kids don’t always like to brush their teeth but, by teaching them important dental habits early on, you’re setting them up to have healthy habits for life.  Looking after your child’s teeth earlier will minimise any future issues they may encounter. Why is oral health important for kids?  Studies show that […]

How often should you have a dental check-up?

Patient having their dental cavities assessed by a dentist as provided by Gosford Family Dentist.

It’s no secret that your dental health is important. After all, your teeth and gums allow you to eat and speak. But how often should you have a dental check-up? The answer is not a ‘one size fits all’ — it depends on your individual situation and the current health of your mouth. When to […]

Anxious about the dentist? Sleep it off with sleep dentistry

A Gosford Family Dentist inspecting a patient in the chair at Gosford Family Dental

Going to the dentist can be intimidating for many people. You may have grown up with a fear of dentists or had a bad experience as a child or teenager. Anxiety can cause you to miss or cancel an appointment and in turn fail to maintain good oral health. This can lead to more serious […]

6 ways to keep your gums healthy

It’s common for parents to educate their children from a young age to brush and floss their teeth daily. It’s an easy habit to form but it’s important to know why it’s good practice. Poor gum health leads to the development of gum disease which is quite common in Australia. In fact, 30 per cent […]

Use it or lose your dental cover

New research conducted by comparison website Finder shows that over two-thirds of Australian health insurance policyholders are unsure what portion of their health insurance extras are not being used. A national survey of over 2,000 people showed that a potential $4.5 billion worth of health insurance extras are going unused. And at an average of […]