Cleft Palate / Lip

The definition of a cleft lip is where the upper lip is split. This together with a cleft palate are both birth defects. A cleft lip happens when the lip does not fuse together properly during the...

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The Signs & Symptoms Of Oral Cancer

Usually, oral cancer occurs inside the mouth, at the back of the throat and tonsils, on the lips (lower) and in the saliva glands. Over 4000 new cases of oral cancer are diagnosed in Australia...

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The Effects Of Chemotherapy On Your Mouth!

Although chemotherapy is a treatment for curing cancer, sadly, it can have side effects on other areas of your body. One of those areas is the mouth. Requiring dental treatment to resolve these...

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Cancer And Dental Health

The common definition of cancer is when abnormal cells divide uncontrollably in the body. The inside of the mouth, and its soft tissue, the tongue, oesophagus, salivary glands, tonsils and at...

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Anorexia And Bulimia

An anorexic is someone who has a compulsive need to lose weight, just by refusing food. People who suffer from anorexia have a different view of how their bodies look, as opposed to how others may...

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CDBS Continues To Operate

On 23 April 2016, the Australian Government announced its intention to close the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) from 1 July 2016. As the legislation was not passed by Parliament before the...

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Foods & Drinks Which Stain Your Teeth!

There are a lot of things to remember when you want to maintaining your pearly white teeth. To maintain white teeth you must have regular dental visits, perform proper tooth brushing and flossing...

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How Often Should I Visit The Dentist?

You have often heard of people advising you to have regular dental visits. You may have wondered why the need for such and what does regular mean. Most advise regular dental check-ups done every...

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Child Dental Benefits Schedule Brisbane

Child Dental Benefits Schedule Brisbane or CDBS Brisbane is a financial assistance program for basic dental services. It is a program designed to aid kids who need dental care aged 2 to 17 years...

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Dental Crowns Toowoomba

There has been an increase in concern among people regarding their tooth’s aesthetics and function.  People now want something permanent at the same time, durable and pleasing to the...

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Dental Implants Toowoomba

There have been many improvements and advancements in dental care as well as dental treatments and services.  One recent treatment that has gained popularity and now widely accepted are...

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Forest Lake Dentist

Forest lake is a suburb situated 19km's from Brisbane's CBD.  It adjoins the suburbs of Doolandella, Inala, Park Ridge, Richlands and Algester.  Southside Family Dental is...

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Dental hygiene tips for all ages

It is important to start an oral hygiene program for your children as soon as possible. Here is some general advice for a patient of any age, which will help reduce plaque, dental caries and the...

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Dentisty in rural Queensland

It is well known that Australians living in rural areas have poorer access to dental services than those living in major cities.  Hence, this results in inadequate oral health.  One of...

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Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS)

As of January 2014, more than 3.4 million children will be entitled to receive $1000.00 worth of dental assistance over a two year calendar period. This new medicare scheme is...

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