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Should My Child Wear Braces? 5 FAQs on Teeth Straightening for Kids

All parents want only the best for their children. This includes making sure their kids have a healthy and beautiful set of teeth. To achieve this goal, most parents won’t hesitate about investing in orthodontic treatments for children that are designed to help them have good oral health and a…


5 Most Common Dental Problems in Children

Dental problems are not uncommon among children. Because of the little ones’ limited physical capabilities and how they are still forming most of their habits, "the struggle is real” when it comes to caring for their teeth. This is why they are quite prone to developing dental issues. So, what…


5 Cosmetic Dentistry Problems and Procedures to Fix Them

If you are a middle aged adult, you probably have undergone at least one cosmetic dentistry procedure in your life. Various types of dental problems require specific procedures to get them corrected. In your younger days, you might have worn corrective braces for your teeth. It is also possible that…


Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist: How to Prepare, What to Expect

The moment your little one grows his or her first tooth, as a parent, one of the things you should already think about is a dental visit. We, at Bayside Dental – a family dentistry team in Melbourne – suggest you start planning for your child’s dental visit six months…


8 Key Practices to Prevent Cavities in Kids

The overall health of a child is a parent’s priority and responsibility. And when it comes to ensuring overall health, parents should not underestimate the importance of protecting young children’s teeth from cavities or tooth decay. Unfortunately, however, in Australia, the cases of childhood tooth decay are on the rise.…


Baby Teeth Tips New Parents Need to Know About

First step. First word. First tooth. You just can't wait for bub to achieve these developmental milestones. But apart from being markers in your baby's development, these herald greater responsibilities for parents. The eruption of a child's first set of teeth, in particular, serves as an opportunity for parents and…


What Can a Pediatric Dentist Do For Your Family?

A Child together with his family in the Dentist

As a parent, it is important to take care of your family’s oral health. If you have young children, you should do everything to instil the best oral care practices as early as possible so they can form the right habits they can carry with them throughout their lives. But…


Introducing hygienist Ms Mallory McDonald

Bayside Smiles would like to introduce you to the newest member of the team, dental hygienist Ms Mallory McDonald. Mallory grew up locally in Bayside where she attended St Leonard’s College, before going on to graduate as the top student from the Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Melbourne.…


Introducing Dr Richard Newton

Bayside Smiles would like to introduce you to the newest member of the team, Dr. Richard Newton. Richard has moved from country Victoria to work with the Bayside Smiles team. Richard has previously worked as a paramedic so we can assure you that Richard is very patient and has a…


Dental Volunteering Program In Vietnam

This month our oral health therapist, Erika, will join a team of Dental professionals from Australia to do volunteer dental work in Vietnam. Our dental volunteering program has been set up in conjunction with Dental Professionals in Australia and the Vietnamese government to provide dental treatment to the underprivileged. It…


Bayside Smiles Turns 10!

BAYSIDE SMILES TURNS 10! Firstly we would like to take the time to say thank you for giving us a go all those years ago when the doors first opened. It was word of mouth that grew our business to what it is today, an integral part of the community. We…


Our patients are our extended family

And at Bayside smiles we are here to prove it. If you are searching for a family-friendly dentist, relaxed atmosphere, and easy to follow explanations all whilst receiving modern treatment and enjoying your favourite movie, look no further. Mike and his team have been in the practice for long enough…

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