Health

A clear alternative

Gone are the days of unsightly braces. Thanks to advancements in orthodontics at Duxton Dental, GRAHAME DUTTON explains how near invisible braces make achieving a sensational smile easier, quicker and far less painful. Using a transparent retainer that fits snugly over teeth, Invisalign is proving to …

Rest & revive

If energy levels or moods are low, worries are high or if a good night’s sleep doesn’t come easy, SleepDrops provides support for the whole family. For a healthy, happy life, getting enough sleep and relaxation is vital – not just for parents, but for …

Runs in the family

For mum SARAH LEE, nothing beats heading out for a run to clear the mind and recharge the batteries. Now her three kids are wanting in on the action. Since moving to New Zealand, I have always loved exploring the wilderness areas. When I had …

A Big Impression

Grahame Dutton of Duxton Dental introduces us to new scanning technology that takes the goo out of making a good impression – for orthodontic treatment. Until now, getting a mouth guard or model has involved making a good impression (or negative imprint) of hard teeth …

Open Wide

From optimal cleaning practices, to prevention and treatment of decay, GRAHAME DUTTON of Duxton Dental takes us through the key points to caring for children’s teeth. Cleaning Healthy baby teeth not only look good, they help children eat well and are important for speech. The …

Protecting those Precious Pearls

Grahame Dutton of Duxton Dental explains the factors that increase the risk of dental trauma for kids, and offers some advice about looking after their vulnerable teeth. Unlike sharks who can grow up to 50,000 teeth in a lifetime, humans only get two sets: their …

The immunisation debate

As Immunisation Awareness Week kicks off in the last week of April, it’s a great time for parents to contemplate their vaccination choices.    This year, 2017, marks the halfway point in the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) – endorsed by 194 member states of …