Taking Care Of Your Child's Teeth: Brushing, Flossing, And Healthy Eating To Promote Good Oral Health

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From the time your child is born, it's important to take care of their oral hygiene, teeth and gums. Teeth can start appearing in your child's mouth at about three months old, and this starts your need to pay attention to your child's teeth and gums. As your child grows into a toddler, you will want to teach good brushing techniques, flossing, and enhance the oral care that you provide to your child with a diet of nutritious foods that help keep their teeth and gums healthy.

11 August 2016

2 Things You May Be Doing To Incite Dental Decay

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If you have recently been incurring more dental cavities than usual, it could be due to your current habits. Here are a few things that you may be doing to incite tooth decay. Drinking Too Many Sodas Sodas can be especially corrosive to the teeth. Although the sugar content of a regular soda can help promote tooth decay by providing food for oral bacteria, the low pH of the beverage is also a problem.

11 August 2016

A Few Tips To Prevent Your Teeth From Staining

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Having a white smile is a major factor in determining your overall appearance. Yet, there are a number of sources of stains that can cause your teeth to appear dull or yellow. Sadly, there are many individuals that are not familiar with how they should combat this problem. By using the following tips, you will be better prepared for ensuring that your smile is kept in the best condition possible.

11 August 2016

4 Ways to Keep Your Breath Fresh for a Business Meeting

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If you have an upcoming business meeting, you will likely want your breath to remain fresh throughout the session. Being uncertain of whether or not your breath is offensive can cause you to be less confident during your interaction. Still, there are ways to help maintain fresh breath in a business setting. Here are a few of them. Sip on water. Even during the business meeting, there will likely be water available to you and to the people with whom you will be meeting.

11 August 2016

Yellowed Crowns:Three Things You Can Do To Make Your Dental Crowns Whiter

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If you have several old dental crowns in your mouth, you might be surprised at their current coloration. They may be slightly less yellow in appearance than your natural teeth, which makes them stand out. However, bleaching your natural teeth has a tendency to make these yellowed crowns stand out even more. To get your crowns as white as your natural teeth after a cosmetic tooth whitening procedure, here is what you can do.

27 July 2016

Dealing With Bruxism

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Bruxism, or nighttime grinding of your teeth, is a habit that can leave you with a sore jaw and a poor night's sleep. Just the sound of your grinding can also ruin your partner's ability to get a good night's rest. The worst effect of this practice is the harm it can do to your teeth. In order to protect your teeth, you need to recognize and treat the symptoms of bruxism.

26 July 2016

How to Make Dental Hygiene More Fun for Your Little One

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If your child has at least one tooth exposed, they should be brushing twice a day to keep their teeth clean, healthy, and white between dental checkups. Establishing a regimen of brushing twice a day now will help instill positive dental habits that they're likely to maintain throughout adulthood and will minimize the chance that they'll develop gum disease as they age. However, if your little one is like most kids, they probably aren't very excited about taking the time to brush their teeth regularly.

26 July 2016