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Yours Magazine OHAP Expert Q&A

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Q 1. I read recently that certain medications can damage your teeth. Which ones in particular exacerbate the problem- e.g. are there ingredients that are worse for staining? Yes. There are some medications both prescription and non-prescription that can cause...

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Oral Care and Health for Kids

Practical Parenting

1. What drinks are best for oral health and which should I avoid giving to my child? Tap water definitely gets the top billing as the drink of choice to enjoy daily. It’s free, essential for health, contains fluoride that...

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Oral Care and Health for Kids

Practical Parenting

1. How common is tooth decay in young Australian children? Tooth decay is the most common serious childhood disease. By age 5 years, 42% of Australian children have one or more teeth with holes (cavities), or fillings, or teeth that...

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Professor Mark Bartold

Professor Mark Bartold received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Adelaide in 1979. In 1980 he...

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Jo Purssey

Jo graduated from the University of Queensland in 2004, with a Bachelor of Applied Health Science, Oral Health. Since...

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Dr Susan Cartwright

Susan graduated from Otago University Dental School in 1983 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) and completed a...

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