Kids Oral Care

Looking after your kids oral health is important.  Oral health is a vital component of general health. Good oral health results from establishing and maintaining a nutritious diet (low in sugar and acid), and good oral hygiene practices. 

We have a range of products specifically for your children’s oral health needs.

The technical term for “van breath”—or bad breath—is halitosis. (Although halitosis is technically considered chronic bad breath, many people still refer to halitosis as normal bad breath. Either way, it’s not good for you or your friend next to you.) Bad breath occurs when there is a buildup of......

Halloween is fast approaching. Are you ready for the ghouls and goblins? I’m not talking about the haunting figures sneaking behind you. I’m talking about the destructive acid and sticky slime that forms in your mouth and nose during Halloween. It’s no secret that Halloween......

A happy mouth is a healthy mouth. Keep your mouth clean and fresh with the Spry Dental Defense complete line of oral care products. Doctors and dentists worldwide agree these products are the most effective and natural way to achieve epic dental health! The Spry Dental Defense......

We all brush our teeth at least twice a day, but are we doing it correctly? Here are 7 things you might be doing wrong. Brushing Too Hard Avoid brushing your teeth so hard that the bristles bend on your teeth. If you brush your......

By: Dr Ellie Philips, DDS Important Facts Parents and caregivers transfer cavity causing bacteria to baby when they kiss, taste food or share the same spoon with baby. The Centers for Disease Control states tooth decay is the most common chronic disease of childhood Cavities......

Even though you may only see your dentist a couple times a year, it’s important to be prepared so you can get the biggest benefit of your time together. Here are some ways to prepare that will make your dentist happy at your next visit.......

Taking care of your gums is an extremely important part of your dental health. And if your gums are not ship shape, they will let you know with easy-to-see signs. If you notice any of these red flags below, be sure to visit your dentist......

Many people on NZ do not realise that children in New Zealand who meet the eligibility criteria for publicly funded health and disability services are entitled to free basic oral health services from birth to 17 years of age (until their 18th birthday). How do......

Your dental professional has told you to buy toothpastes with 1000-1500 parts per million (ppm), however when you get to the supermarket and look at the side of the toothpaste packet, the amount of fluoride that is in the toothpaste is labelled as %w/w (weight......

Children with poor oral health have lower grades and miss more school.. In 2012 a US study found that children who had tooth pain were four times more likely to have average grades lower than the median. In a press release written after the study, researchers......