Five Tips for Preparing Meals and Snacks After a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

If you're planning to have your wisdom teeth removed or if your children are getting their wisdom teeth removed, you or they may need to eat soft foods for a few days. To prepare, you may want to do a bit of shopping and cooking prior to the oral surgery. Here are a few ideas to help keep you or your children full during the healing process. 1. Stock up the cupboards. [Read More]

Advances in Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry refers to the arm of dental care that specialises in the improvement of the appearance of a person's teeth, gums and mouth. The practice of cosmetic dentistry dates back to several centuries. An example that easily comes to mind is the application of dental fillings to the repair of damaged teeth surfaces. Traditional filling methods involved the use of gold or amalgam which left visible marks on the teeth and make them unattractive. [Read More]

How Your Child Can Enjoy Swimming and Avoid Injury

If your child wants to take up swimming as a sport, you may be surprised to find that swimmers commonly experience back and shoulder injuries. Although regarded as a low impact sport the rigors of swimming training place a heavy demand on these areas of the body. Fortunately there are some straight forward techniques and strategies that can be used to avoid injury and allow all swimmers to fully enjoy their sport. [Read More]

How A Well-Baby Clinic Can Benefit New Parents

Well-baby clinics are staffed by paediatric or child health nurses and are run with the intention of providing new parents with information and support in relation to the health and well-being of their baby and parenting in general. The clinics are run in medical centres, and your midwife or GP can tell you if your local medical centre offers a well-baby clinic. These clinics are easy to access, with many adopting a drop-in model and even a telephone advice service. [Read More]