How Untreated Front Tooth Decay Could Impact Your Baby's Permanent Teeth

Posted on: 16 September 2016
When you notice the white tips of your baby's first teeth poking through his or her gums, you might not initially be too concerned about the threat of tooth decay. Unfortunately, some babies end up with permanent damage to their adult teeth within the first year of their lives, all because of preventable and avoidable front tooth decay. But what is front tooth decay, why does it occur and how can you protect your baby's teeth?
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Why You Need To Clean Your Dental Implants

Posted on: 13 September 2016
If you don't feel that you need to clean your dental implants as thoroughly as your natural teeth when you brush and floss, you may be wrong. Here are a few reasons why. Gum Health A dental implant is still secured beneath the gums. Due to this positioning, gum disease can affect the viability of the implant. In fact, the gum tissue may start to recede from the implant restoration in the same manner that it does when it becomes inflamed around a natural tooth.
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3 Ways To Help Your Child Brush Properly

Posted on: 24 August 2016
If your child is usually restless, you may find it difficult to keep the youngster focused on brushing his or her teeth. However, there are multiple measures that you can take to alleviate your frustration and encourage your child to brush properly for the recommended time period. Here are a few of them: Use plaque tablets. Plaque tablets color the areas of your child's teeth that are covered by sticky, decay-causing plaque.
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How Ice Cubes Affect Your Teeth And Gums

Posted on: 18 July 2016
If you chew on ice cubes after your beverage has been consumed, you most likely enjoy the added refreshment the moisture gives you when you no longer have liquid in your glass. If this is a habit you regularly engage in, there are some downsides to this act that cause damage to your teeth and gums over time. Here are a few reasons why you should make a conscious attempt to avoid chewing on ice cubes.
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