• May 9, 2016
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Child Mouthguards

Being active is vital for kid’s physical health and it’s a whole lot of fun, too. But, whether it’s a kick about with friends or a school competition, playing sports can be tough on their pearly whites. We’re talking about chips and fractures to teeth, knocked out teeth, fractures to the jaw and injuries to the soft tissues of […]

  • October 10, 2012
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Teething: a mum’s story (by Dr Tijana Fisher)

Recently, a friend from mum’s group asked about a certain teething gel and if we (other mum’s) would recommend it.  Being a dentist, even though I haven’t seen a child younger than 15 in my dental chair for many years, I immediately felt the need to reply to her Facebook post. Without doing any research […]

  • January 24, 2012
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Clever little teeth! Part 2, the miracle of healing!

Our clever little teeth are not just pre-programmed to come and go when we need them to, to build themselves up and continue to do so even after injury, they are also able to ‘heal’ from injury and infection long after they are fully grown. The Miracle Of Healing Enamel Remineralization Every day, many times […]

  • January 18, 2012
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Clever little teeth! Part 1, the miracle of renewal!

Hello, we’re back and wishing you all a Happy New Year! I love this time of the year: everyone feeling positive and ready to move on from the year before, vowing to make this one better than last! Riding that wave of positivity, in this series, we will go through only a few of many amazing […]

  • August 18, 2011
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Taking the little one to the dentist- when their attitude just blows you away!

I recommend taking your little ones to the dentist as early as you can and definitely before any need for dental intervention comes up. You don’t have to wait until they are a certain age or have a certain number of teeth, just go and have a bit of fun as a family during the […]

  • July 6, 2011
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Truth about sweets (am I a bad mother for banning lollipops)?

Ask any mother you know. Before we had kids, we swore we would breastfeed till they went to school (ok, for as long as we could, but some people do take that quite literally) and would NEVER give our kids junk food of any kind, chocolate, sugar, lollies, or any nutritionally non-essential crap out there! […]

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