Are regular dental check-ups important for children?

Although your child will lose their baby teeth as they grow, it’s still important to take good care of them. When they are young, your children will grow and develop very quickly, and the same goes for their teeth. Regular dental check-ups allow the dentist to make sure their pearly whites are in tip-top shape, […]

Is your tooth due to be extracted?

A tooth may need to be extracted for a number of reasons. These can range from damage or decay to your mouth simply not having enough room to house the tooth. If your tooth needs to be extracted, you may be curious as to what your recovery may look like. Before the procedure Before your […]

Does your baby have trouble latching?

Marriott & Hand in Melbourne are dedicated to providing both of you with a solution Despite the relatively low levels of awareness concerning tongue-ties, it is a problem that can be easily solved. Medical professionals are finally starting to become more aware of the issue and many more mums are seeking treatment. What is a […]

How your oral health and general health are connected

Your oral health has a bigger impact on your overall health than most people realise. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, 90% of all systematic diseases produce oral signs and symptoms. Your mouth is a window into the health of the rest of your body. When your oral health is poor, it is likely […]

3 reasons why you might be craving ice cubes

3 reasons why you might be craving ice cubes Ever wondered why some people can’t stop sucking and chewing on the ice left over after a drink and others simply leave it? It could be more than just a habit picked up. Read our list to find out more! 1.      Inflamed gums or a toothache […]

What is sleep dentistry?

Do you have a fear of the dentist or suffer from an anxiety condition? Sleep dentistry could provide you with the relief you need to receive the dental care you deserve. Fear of the dentist At Marriott and Hand, we understand that for some patients, the thought of visiting the dentist can be filled with […]

Could you be suffering from sleep apnoea without even knowing it?

You wouldn’t be alone! Despite years of self-denial, our own Dr David Marriott self-diagnosed his own sleep apnoea problem during a lecture. “There are a high number of people who do suffer from it and either aren’t aware of it – and that probably would be most people – or just don’t see a need […]

Healthy lunchbox ideas to protect your child’s teeth

Back to school means back to packed lunches most days. While it’s tempting to include easy packet options, these aren’t doing much for your kid’s teeth and overall heath. Here are some healthy lunchbox ideas for parents. Dairy Dairy contains a high level of calcium which keeps teeth healthy and strong and also aids in […]

Improve the look of your smile with veneers

Let us help to overhaul and enhance your smile with dental veneers at Marriott and Hand in Melbourne Do you find yourself hiding away from cameras and avoiding social events? Does your smile get you down on confidence, or feeling embarrassed? Cosmetic dentistry treatments may be able to help you achieve a smile you will […]