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Dental Health

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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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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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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What Makes Wisdom Teeth Harder to Remove?

Wisdom teeth are a set of third molar that rarely grow into position correctly. Complications are commonplace with wisdom teeth. Symptoms include failure to fully erupt through the gum, the teeth becoming impacted or causing other teeth the shift out of alignment. Wisdom teeth can also grow on abnormal angles which can affect our other…

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Healthy Eating to Promote Strong Teeth in Children

You’ve taught your child the basics of looking after their teeth: brushing and flossing twice a day. However, the secret to healthy teeth might be in your child’s lunchbox. The foods our children eat have a big impact on their teeth. Here is a list of the tooth-friendly foods you should incorporate into every meal…

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8 Great Dental Hygiene Tips

Your mouth serves many functions like smiling, chewing and speaking. Dental health is also directly related to your overall body health. Discoloured teeth, broken teeth, gum infection and other dental problems can also affect your self-confidence. With this in mind, maintaining good dental hygiene is extremely important. Below is a list of 10 useful tips to…