15 episodes

Watch Your Mouth is a podcast by the Australian Dental Association providing you with education and information on oral health and dental care to help keep you and your family's mouths healthy. Find episodes covering thumb sucking to teeth whitening, with the confidence of evidence-based material!

Watch Your Mouth Australian Dental Association

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Watch Your Mouth is a podcast by the Australian Dental Association providing you with education and information on oral health and dental care to help keep you and your family's mouths healthy. Find episodes covering thumb sucking to teeth whitening, with the confidence of evidence-based material!

    Sugar and tooth decay

    Sugar and tooth decay

    Dr Matthew Hopcraft joins the Watch Your Mouth podcast to talk about sugar and how it causes tooth decay. Dr Hopcraft is a Melbourne dentist with an interest in sugar and preventing dental diseases. Hear which sugars can cause tooth decay and how you can prevent tooth decay from developing.
    Looking for more information on oral health? Head to the Australian Dental Association's website www.teeth.org.au.
    This episode is sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive. See more about Colgate at www.colgatepalmolive.com.au/. 

    • 20 min
    Risks of sugary drinks

    Risks of sugary drinks

    Ali McAleese joins the Watch Your Mouth podcast to discuss sugary drinks. She provides advice on what drinks are classified as a sugary drink, making good drink choices for your mouth and body and whether sugar free drinks are a good alternative. Ali is an Accredited Practicing Dietician and works for Cancer Council Victoria.
    This episode is made in collaboration with Rethink Sugary Drink, which is a partnership between health and community organisations highlighting the negative effects of sugary drinks. Find out more about Rethink Sugar Drink at www.rethinksugarydrink.org.au/.
    This episode is sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive. See more about Colgate at www.colgatepalmolive.com.au/.

    • 26 min
    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

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