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Heinz toddler food loaded with sugar

A food for toddlers marketed as being made almost entirely from fruit and vegetables contains so much sugar it should be deemed confectionery by experts, the Federal Court has heard. Legal action against food giant Heinz has started in Adelaide, with the consumer watchdog alleging the "Little Kids Shredz" range misleads the public about the [...]

By |2018-08-02T03:48:42+00:00August 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Dr Owen interviewed for ABC Tasmania

Toothpaste comes in all sorts of flavours, colours and sizes at the supermarket, but one thing they all have in common is that you can't put the disposable tube in your kerbside recycling bin. So if you are cutting back on plastics this July, you could try and make your own toothpaste at home. Dr [...]

By |2018-08-02T03:48:42+00:00August 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Being a Tooth Sleuth: The Truth About Preventing Decay in Children

In almost all children, remaining cavity free is possible if the right preventive measures are taken from the start. People often ask me why their child got cavities? Was it due to their diet? Or because they didn’t brush enough? Or perhaps due to a lack of protective fluoride in the water or toothpaste? In almost all instances it isn’t one of these reasons alone, but a combination of these (and sometimes other) factors.

By |2018-08-02T03:48:42+00:00September 9th, 2016|News|0 Comments