Caring For Your Teeth

All children go through a stage in their oral development where they suck on, bite, chew, and sometimes swallow things like toys, paper, and anything else that can put their hands on. For the developing child, mouth-feel is another way of exploring the world around them and to placate their curiosity. However, chewing on random… Read More »

For most people, the love for candy is almost irresistible. Despite knowing the potential effects of candy on their teeth, they still buy them. For children, accumulating candy is a distinctive aspect of celebrating the holidays. Not all types of candy are dangerous though. There are some sweets that are not as harmful to your… Read More »

Brushing and flossing are the best ways to prevent the development of tooth decay and gum disease. However, older children can incorporate mouthwash as part of their daily oral hygiene routine to further improve their oral health. According to the American Dental Association, children older than the age of six can safely use fluoride mouth… Read More »

The enamel of your teeth is the physical part that can be observed with your naked eye – it consists of minerals and hydroxyapatite, a bone-like material. Unfortunately, when neglected, the enamel of the teeth start to erode. Over time, the dentin will be exposed, and with continued neglect, the raw pulp will show. Eventually,… Read More »

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