Katie Bach is a Specialist Paediatric Dentist. She did her general dental training at Otago University (New Zealand) and completed three more years of specialist training at the University of Melbourne and Royal Children's Hospital (Australia).
She works primarily in private practice, however holds a part-time paediatric dental consultant position at Greenlane and Starship hospitals (Auckland, NZ). She provides routine dental care for children as well as comprehensive dental treatment to a range of patients including those with complex medical and dental histories.
Katie believes good oral health begins at a young age and is an important thing to think about for our babies. She has an eight-month-old daughter herself and understands how fast they grow up and get their teeth!
Katie covers the following in her talk:
- Diet/smart snacking/sneaky sugar
- Infant feeding practices and impact on teeth
- Toothbrushing routines - when to start/what toothpaste to use
- Habits such as thumb/dummy sucking
- Trauma to baby teeth
- Dental care available for children in New Zealand
Her private practice 'Kids Teeth' is located in:
21 St Johns Road
23 September 2020