Shop 12, Northmead Shopping Centre
2–6 Campbell St, Northmead NSW 2152, Australia

Call us: (02) 9098 6488

About growing kids

Most people subconsciously view kids as a 'miniature version of adults', but the reality is actually far from that.

Kids grow at a much faster rate and change at a much faster pace (be it for better or worse). They are also more susceptible to influences from their surroundings, and the consequential effects tend to persist longer.

This section aims to shine some light on issues that can have some long lasting effects on a kid's facial & jaw/teeth development.

The face consists of three sections when looked from the front, and roughly divided into - the upper third --- the skull with the forehead - the middle third (upper jaw) --- predominantly the maxillary bones with a smaller zygomatic bone on each side determining the cheek bone - the lower third...

The muscle functions can be influenced by habits, and sometimes can have undesirable effects if used incorrectly in the long term. That is where breathing habits and postures become important. For example: - it takes only 2 - 5 g of force to move a lower front tooth - but the tongue can push ~...

Details coming soon... Thank you for your understanding.

Details coming soon... Thank you for your understanding.

The Twinkle Centre

Our Doctors

Jaime Maung's picture
BDent(Hons) (USyd)
Briana Fang's picture
BDS (USyd), member of ADA, ANZSPD, IAO & AAOO
Theresa Leong's picture
BDS (Rand), PDD ClinDent
Rachel Wong's picture
BDS (USyd), member of ADA

Opening hours

  • Monday:      9:30am–6pm
  • Tuesday:      9am–5pm
  • Wednesday: 9am–5pm
  • Thursday:    9am–5pm
  • Friday:         9:30am–6pm
  • Saturday:     9am–1pm
  • Sunday:       Closed

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