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    Prevention is Better than a Cure

    A study at the University of Melbourne has shown that children under the age of 2 should see a dentist regularly

    The study showed that while visits to other healthcare professionals was high, children seeing dentists before the age of 2 was very rare despite dental decay being among the most common chronic diseases of early childhood.

    The benefits of early prevention are:


    Oral cancer checks are highly important as patients experience a much greater survival rate if this disease is treated in its early stages.


    Gum diseases (such as periodontitis and gingivitis) and other tooth problems can be prevented through further education about the importance of brushing and flossing.


    Regular visits to a dentist can aid in reducing the chances of broken teeth, broken jaw bone, tooth aches and other assorted teeth problems. The early warning signs of which, with regular visits to a dentist, could be identified.

    At Redbank Plains Dental we believe prevention is better than a cure, and as such we are focused on early prevention so you can maintain healthy teeth. During your child’s first visit our dentists perform a comprehensive check-up to ensure your child’s optimal dental health.

    For more information or to make a booking at our dental practice in Redbank Plains please contact us.

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