65 Linda Cres
Hawthorn 3122
03 9818 8011

Hawthorn Dental Care > Teenagers

Teenagers and teeth

Sports drinks
Mouthguards
Orthodontics
Trauma and accidents
Tongue and mouth piercing
Bad breath
Smoking
Wisdom teeth

Mouthguards
You should wear a mouthguard if you play a contact sport or any sport where your mouth may get knocked.This applies to training as well. A fitted mouthguard from your dentist offers the best protection. Many different colours are available. TRY PURPLE for a change!
See:Mouthguards for more information
See:Trauma

Orthodontics
Many teenagers have orthodontic treatment to straighten crowded or irregular teeth or correct jaw problems.
When you have orthodontic treatment you need to:
1. Keep your teeth very clean.
2. Prevent damage in sports activities.
3. Watch your intake of acidic foods and drinks.
Read more about orthodontics

Wisdom teeth
You may find new wisdom (in the form of extra back molar teeth) coming through at about age 16 to 25. The problem is that you might not have enough room in your mouth for these teeth to grow into a normal position.
While they grow, a teething gel can relieve pain. A mouth rinse (chlorhexidine) may also assist in keeping the area free from bacteria and infection.
For many, the only cure is to remove them. This can be simple or complicated depending on how the teeth have grown.
For much more information...

Smoking

About us

Hawthorn Dental Care
At Hawthorn Dental Care, Stuart Cran, Cecily OShea and Chia-Hui Chang enjoy professionally delivering quality dental care to people of all ages, in a friendly caring environment.
Family orientated

ADA
Members 2017

Our Team

Dr Stuart Cran BDSc (Melb)
Dr Cecily O'Shea BDSc (Melb)
Dr Chia-Hui Chang BDSc (Melb)

Contact us

65 Linda Cres
Hawthorn VIC 3122 AU

03 9818 8011

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Stuart Cran, Cecily O'Shea and Chia-Hui Chang, our dentists, would love you to come and experience the care and dental expertise for which we are renowned.

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Radiographs (xrays)

Why X-rays?
Because to see is to know...Not to see is to guess...and we don't want to guess about your dental health.

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Whitening teeth

Lifestyle decisions -dull teeth?... We care.
Call us today. We are experts in brightening your smile.

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Dentures

If the thought of dentures is cramping your lifestyle...the first port of call is our dental practice.
Dentists can guide you with dentures..and the alternatives

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