Why Are Kids’ Teeth so Important?

Child with primary teeth

“Don’t worry about baby teeth too much; they fall out anyway…” As tempting as it may be to think the above is true, it’s simply not. Your child’s primary teeth are essential.  Without their primary teeth, children are robbed of their overall health, future dental health e.g. tooth damage and poor alignment) and a lifetime […]

How to Take Care of Your Child’s Teeth

Child cleaning teeth model at dentist

Early habits stay with us for a lifetime. Give your babies, tots & kids their best chance in life & start some healthy habits now! Babies’ Teeth Oral hygiene for babies Try to wean your child off breastfeeding or bottled milk by 12 months of age. This will help to minimise the chance for decay […]

5-min Coffee Break with Dentist Dr Josh Dunne

Dr-Josh Dunn Dentist

Time for a coffee? Pull up a chair and read our recent chat with our popular Marketplace Dental dentist and born and bred Wagga local Dr Josh. Dr Josh, your family is well known in the Wagga community. What’s their connection to Wagga Wagga? My family has been farming in the Wagga region for many […]

How Your Hormones & Menstrual Cycle Affect Your Dental Health


Have you ever noticed that about three or four days before your period, some parts of your body feel more tender and sensitive? This sensitivity is because of a buildup of oestrogen and progesterone at this time. These effects can be numerous and varied throughout your body – including your mouth and gums. TL;DR: A […]

Mythbusting: Tots’ & Kids’ Dental

Babies and dental health

We Put 7 of the Best Paediatric Dental Myths to Rest It has to be said… Just because everyone says so doesn’t make it so! Your child’s teeth are vitally important, so it’s imperative you learn fact from fiction. Discerning fact over fiction can be difficult, when well-meaning friends and family members offer not-so-factually correct […]

Pregnancy & Your Teeth: Common FAQs

Pregnancy and dental health

Your teeth, gums and mouth are greatly affected by your hormones, no matter which stage you’re at in your life – whether it’s puberty, dealing with your monthly cycle, pregnancy or menopause. Each life stage is affected differently, though. So if you’re pregnant, it’s essential you understand these changes and take some care to keep […]

Pregnancy & Your Teeth: Important Info

Pregnancy and dental health

It can be hard to keep up with well-intentioned advice from family and friends when you are pregnant. But it’s important you discern fact from fiction so you can take the best care of your teeth during this special time. To help you along, we’ve created a go-to list of FAQs on pregnancy and your […]

10 (Really Great) Ways To Save Money at the Dentist

Yes – you CAN save on dental! Looking after your teeth should always be a priority. Good dental health increases your chances of improved overall health – and fewer dental bills. But there’s no need to spend a fortune at the dentist; you can keep your dental expenses down by getting smart and taking advantage […]

Menopause & Your Oral Health

Womens dental health

Going through menopause? A surprising amount of changes can happen to your teeth and gums during this time, but there’s no reason to alarmed – providing you take a few moments to get informed. Hormone changes experienced during menopause affect nearly every part of our body, with our teeth, bones and gums being no exception. […]

Introducing Dentist Dr Joshua Dunn

Dr Joshua Dunn - Dentist

Great news – Dr Josh has joined the Marketplace Dental team! Originally from nearby Colingullie, popular local Dr Josh has been practising dental in various rural New South Wales clinics, and we’re thrilled to announce that he’s now joined our team. For those of you who don’t know Dr Josh, he grew up on a […]

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