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2 Home Remedies That Work - and 1 You Should Reconsider

Coconut Oil | Dental Home Remedies Chatswood NSW

With so much misinformation on social media and in the news, it’s hard to know what is the best approach to oral care. Your dentist in Chatswood, NSW can give you the answers to some of the most popular questions out there. 

Do home remedies really work to keep your smile healthy?

While nothing can replace good home care and professional check-ups and cleans, some at-home oral health practices can help you keep your teeth and gums healthy, or at least will not cause damage.

Home Remedy #1: Brushing Teeth with Baking Soda

Brushing teeth with baking soda can help remove plaque and whiten the smile. It is best, however, to use baking ...

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Baby Teeth - Cute for Pictures, Necessary for Development

A boy brushes his teeth in a robe | Chatswood Dental Associates

As dental practitioners, we often hear parents say, “But they are only baby teeth!”

We want you to know that when we are protecting and restoring primary (baby) teeth, it is with the intention of protecting your child’s oral health now and in the future.

Primary teeth play an important role in children’s oral health and wellness. Here are a few reasons we emphasize keeping them healthy and comfortable:

Allow Children to Eat and Chew Properly

Nutrition is important at every life stage and is integral to supporting childhood development. Prematurely missing, painful, or decayed teeth can limit your child’s diet and put their health at risk.

Assist in Normal Speech Development

If you have ever ...

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