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How to manage your teen’s dental habits

Teenagers have a lot of responsibility. Growing up, school, sports, homework, developing friendships and dealing with peer pressure can take their toll on a young mind. Unfortunately, for most teens oral health does not seem to be much of a priority. As parents, making sure your teen maintains a good dental care routine can be…

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Paediatric Dentistry- Facts to Consider

Babies’ teeth start to develop before they are even born. However, the baby teeth are usually not visible until around 6 months of age. As the child matures, more teeth will develop until they have a full set at usually around 3 years old. Baby teeth are important foundations for our adult teeth to grow…

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Energy Drinks and Your Teeth

Energy drinks have been on the rise, taking up more and more space on grocery store shelves. These drinks promise to jump-start your day, give you more energy and make you feel more alert. However, they also do a lot more than that. They also do a good job of stripping your teeth of enamel….

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Pregnancy Dental Care Tips

Pregnancy can be the cause of dental problems in some women, such as increased risk of tooth decay and gum disease. With correct dental hygiene and care during pregnancy, you can hopefully avoid these problems. There are many causes of dental health issues during pregnancy. Sometimes they are caused by vomiting from morning sickness or…

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What Are Fissure Sealants and How Can They Help?

We all want our children to have healthy mouths and to avoid tooth decay and the need for fillings. If you look at your child’s back teeth, you will see the teeth have lines and grooves in the biting surface. We call these fissures. Like any groove, these are the most difficult place to clean…

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Benefits of Tooth Coloured Fillings

Most people will get dental cavities at some point in their life. In the past, if you had a cavity the only option to repair the damage was a metal amalgam filling. Dental fillings have come a long way over the last decade. Today, patients have a more attractive option compared to their obvious, metal…

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Protect Your Teeth with a Mouthguard

Dental injuries are common when playing sport for adults and children alike. To protect your mouth against impact, it is important to consider purchasing a custom-fitted sports mouthguard. A sports mouthguard is an oral appliance made of soft plastic used to protect your teeth and gums from sustaining injuries during sport. Many sports-retail stores and…

Dental Phobia

Dental Phobia and How You Can Tackle It

Dental phobia is a very real problem for millions of people around the world. Fear of the dentist and dental procedures can be so intense that it prevents many people from seeking the dental care that they require. Whether you have a slight case that simply makes visiting your dentist an unpleasant experience or you…

Four Ways to Improve your Dental Hygiene

Regular trips to your dentist are a key part of dental care, but even more important is how you care for your smile between check-ups. Brushing your teeth morning and night does not guarantee you are giving your mouth all of the attention that it needs. Consider the following tips to help take your dental…

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Top Tips to Help Kids Overcome their Fear of the Dentist

For most adults, a visit to the dentist is a routine part of life, but for a child, the dental surgery can be an unfamiliar place and seem scary. Small children often think the dentist is going to hurt them or they become anxious because they don’t know what to expect. It is important that…