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21 12, 2023

Aging Gracefully with Healthy Teeth and Gums

Our senior years bring unique dental challenges, but with proper care and attention, it’s entirely possible to keep your teeth and gums healthy. This not only contributes to a better quality of life but also plays a significant role in overall well-being. At Dentists of Dandenong, we’re committed to [...]

11 09, 2023
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Fun Oral Health Activities for Kids

Children learn through play, so try these fun dental activities that will teach them about oral care. Tooth Necklace Make a drawing of a tooth on cardboard, approximately 4 cm x 4 cm and use this as a template so children can make 20 teeth (children have 20 primary [...]

4 08, 2023
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How to Brush Your Teeth Without a Toothbrush

Have you ever gone away and forgotten your toothbrush? It happens to everybody occasionally, but it is possible to clean your teeth without a toothbrush. All you need is a paper towel and your toothpaste. Carefully wet the paper towel a little bit and squeeze on a dab of [...]

11 07, 2019

Speedy One Pot Pepper Spaghetti and Chorizo

This is an incredibly quick and simple dinner that cooks in just one pan. Ingredients 4 finely chopped garlic cloves 150g roughly chopped chorizo 4 red and yellow peppers, deseeded, halved and roughly chopped 3tbsp tomato puree 400g can chopped tomatoes 1tsp dried red chilli flakes 160g button mushrooms, [...]

12 06, 2019

How Can a Cold or Flu Affect Your Dental Health?

When you have a cold or flu, your dental health probably isn’t a priority, but it can affect it considerably. Dry Mouth Usually, when you have a cold or flu, you cannot breathe through your nose and instead must breathe through your mouth. Consequently, your mouth can become dry [...]

12 06, 2019

Oral Health and The Connection with Your Immune System

Studies conducted over the past few years show the close links between oral health and your immune system. We now know that when people neglect their oral health, it can detrimentally affect their immune system, increasing the risk of serious health conditions like heart disease, diabetes, dementia and respiratory [...]

12 06, 2019

Apple and Cinnamon Bread

This recipe is easy to make and tastes delicious. Ingredients Bread 12g instant yeast 180ml full cream milk 400g plain flour 50g brown sugar 2 eggs 60ml melted butter Salt Apple and Cinnamon Filling 2tbsp cinnamon 1 large apple 20g room temperature butter 1tbsp brown sugar Glaze 1tbsp milk [...]

6 05, 2019

Important Facts About Dental Care During Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, congratulations! You are probably doing everything possible to maintain good general health, but have you thought about your oral health? In fact, changes during pregnancy can affect your dental health. Ensuring you look after your teeth and gums at this critical time will protect you [...]

6 05, 2019

Healthy little smiles – Preventing bad breath in kids

We know mums try hard to look after their kids’ teeth, creating healthy little smiles, but sometimes even kids can get bad breath. Usually, the problem is only temporary and can be traced back to a meal containing onions or garlic. Brushing their teeth will freshen their breath temporarily, [...]

6 05, 2019

10 Fun Facts about your teeth!

Here at Citra Dental, we love educating our patients and thought you’d enjoy these fun yet informative facts about your teeth. Your teeth are covered with tooth enamel which is the hardest substance in your body. Even before you are born, your baby teeth are forming in the womb, [...]