13 episodes

Providing you with education and information on oral health and dental care to help keep you and your family's mouths healthy.

Watch Your Mouth Australian Dental Association

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Providing you with education and information on oral health and dental care to help keep you and your family's mouths healthy.

    Teeth whitening tips

    Teeth whitening tips

    Helen Hayes returns to learn some useful teeth whitening tips from Dr Norah Ayad, a general dentist. Find out what age you can start whitening your teeth, if it is safe during pregnancy/breastfeeding, whether teeth whitening makes teeth sensitive and how often you should whiten your teeth. 
    For more information on teeth whitening, see www.teeth.org.au/teeth-whitening
    If you have topics you would like to see covered by Watch Your Mouth, let us know at contact@ada.org.au 

    • 13 min
    The low-down on teeth whitening

    The low-down on teeth whitening

    Associate Professor Laurie Walsh chats with episode host, Helen Hayes, about teeth whitening in the Australian Dental Association’s Watch Your Mouth podcast. They chat about what causes teeth to become dark or stained, the science of teeth whitening including blue light devices commonly seen online, and whether fillings and dental crowns can be lightened.
    For more information on teeth whitening, see www.teeth.org.au/teeth-whitening 
    Watch Your Mouth is made possible thanks to Extra Oral Healthcare Program.

    • 20 min
    Early Orthodontic Intervention

    Early Orthodontic Intervention

    When we think of orthodontics, we typically think of braces, but there is so much more to this area of dental treatment! So when should children first have an orthodontic consult? 
    Join host Jimmy Rees, best known as Jimmy Giggle from Giggle and Hoot, as he chats with specialist orthodontist Dr Nour Tarraf about when your child should first see an orthodontist. Understand what to look out for and when seeing an orthodontist early on can help with the development of your child's jaws and smile. 
    Watch Your Mouth is made possible thanks to Extra Oral Healthcare Program.
    For more oral health information, visit www.ada.org.au/tips.
    If you have questions you would like covered by the Watch Your Mouth podcast, email contact@ada.org.au.

    • 19 min
    Dental care for children with additional needs

    Dental care for children with additional needs

    Good oral health is important for all. However, for children with additional needs, maintaining oral health is especially important. Melbourne-based paediatric dentist, Dr Narisha Chawla, chats with episode host Jimmy Rees, best known as Jimmy Giggle from Giggle and Hoot, providing advice on caring for the oral health of anxious children and children with additional needs.
    Watch Your Mouth is made possible thanks to Extra Oral Healthcare Program.
    For more oral health information, visit www.ada.org.au/tips
    For more information on caring for the oral health of children with additional needs, visit https://www.anzspd.org.au/viewStory/dental-care-for-special-kids 
    If you have questions you would like covered by the Watch Your Mouth podcast, email contact@ada.org.au.

    • 25 min
    Paediatric Dietician advice on food + drink for infants and children

    Paediatric Dietician advice on food + drink for infants and children

    Pureed pouches, muesli bars, yoghurt, dried fruit – so many options! Are you looking for food and drink advice for your infant or young child? Making these choices can be tricky - the label says the food or drink is healthy but it is also good for the health of your child’s teeth?
    Paediatric Dietician, Dr Kyla Smith, sits down with host Jimmy Rees, best known as Jimmy Giggle from Giggle and Hoot, providing advice on nutritious and tooth-friendly foods and drinks. As well as a few tips for picky eaters. Dr Kyla provides great advice that you can take away and implement at home.
    Watch Your Mouth is made possible thanks to Extra Oral Healthcare Program.
    For more oral health information, visit www.ada.org.au/tips.
    If you have questions you would like covered by the Watch Your Mouth podcast, email contact@ada.org.au.

    • 23 min
    First dental visits + tooth decay

    First dental visits + tooth decay

    Did you know that the first dental visit is recommended to take place by the age of one but on average, children have their first visit at the age of four?
    First dental visits and care from a regular dentist are important factors in looking after the health of your child’s teeth and mouth.
    Join host Jimmy Rees, best known as Jimmy Giggle from Giggle and Hoot, as he chats with paediatric dentist Dr Mihiri Silva to discuss first dental visits and child tooth decay. Understand what is involved in your little ones first appointment at the dentist as well as advice to help prevent tooth decay from developing.
    Watch Your Mouth is made possible thanks to Extra Oral Healthcare Program.
    For more oral health information, visit www.ada.org.au/tips.
    If you have questions you would like covered by the Watch Your Mouth podcast, email contact@ada.org.au.

    • 28 min

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