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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, [...]

6 05, 2019

Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Sweetened with honey, these muffins don’t contain any butter, and the Greek yogurt keeps them super moist. These muffins are great served warm but taste even better the next day. Ingredients 3 bananas 1/2 cup zero-fat Greek yogurt 11/2cups whole wheat pastry flour 1/4cup of honey 1 egg 1tbsp [...]

11 04, 2019

Don’t be a Bunny This Easter

At this time of year, chocolate is everywhere, and you’re bound to want to indulge at least a little! Here’s how you can still enjoy some chocolate without damaging your pearly whites. Don’t Ditch Your Regular Oral Care Routine The long weekend is a busy time, but make sure [...]

11 04, 2019

Crafty Ideas for Easter That Your Kids Will Totally Love

Easter is a great time to get crafty with your kids, so why not choose one or two projects that will help spark their imagination? Make Paper Flowers Take some cupcake liners and fold them in half to cut out pretty petal shapes and put several together to make [...]

11 04, 2019

What’s On This Easter Holiday?

We are so lucky to live right near the Dandenong Ranges and which is one of the top tourist attractions in the area. If you haven’t been to SkyHigh for a while, it is worth a visit over the Easter holidays. They have a whole host of free activities [...]

11 04, 2019

One Pan Lemony Chicken

With just a single pan and only a few steps, this delicious recipe is perfect for busy mid-week suppers. Ingredients 8 bone-in chicken thighs (choose skinless if you prefer) 900g Bintje or other yellow-fleshed potatoes, halved or quartered ½ cup olive oil 1tbsp fresh chopped thyme 1tbsp fresh chopped [...]

6 03, 2019

This Month, we are Celebrating Female Dentists

Regular visitors to our practice will know we have two male and two female dentists, all of whom provide the high-quality and compassionate care Citra Dental Group is renowned for. Seeing a female dentist isn’t unusual these days, and in many parts of the world female dentists are starting [...]

6 03, 2019

Are Crooked Teeth Really a Matter of Genetics?

Have you ever seen pictures of people living in remote parts of the world and who have the most beautiful straight teeth yet don’t have access to dental care or even toothpaste and toothbrushes? Perhaps you have wondered what their secret is? It is undoubtedly something dentists have pondered [...]

6 03, 2019

Udon Noodles with Asparagus and Broccolini Salad

This fresh and tasty salad takes its inspiration from Japan and is packed with vegetables. It is quick to cook too, making it perfect for a weeknight supper. Ingredients 1 bunch trimmed and halved asparagus 1 bunch of broccolini trimmed and halved lengthwise 2tbsp white miso paste 270g dried [...]

20 01, 2019

Surprising Foods That Can Help Fight Tooth Decay

Did you know the foods you eat can also help to fight tooth decay? Listed below are just a few that can help to protect your oral health. Eggs Eggs contain vitamins D which helps to promote stronger teeth, preventing cavities. Sweet Potatoes Sweet potatoes are a rich source [...]

20 01, 2019

Essential Things You Need to Know about Oral Health and Pregnancy

Pregnancy causes significant changes that affect not only your body but also your oral health. Understanding these changes will help you maintain a healthy mouth. Pregnancy Gingivitis Hormonal changes increase the sensitivity of your gums to the bacteria that cause gingivitis or gum disease. You may notice your gums [...]