9 Dental MYTHS Debunked

What is fact and what is fiction when it comes to dental hygiene. There are plenty of misconceptions out there when it comes to taking care of your smile, with the correct information, good oral hygiene can be achieved easily in a few minutes a day, whilst wrong practices will cause irreversible damage.

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When should your child’s FIRST dental visit be? You might be SURPRISED!

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The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that a child goes to the dentist by age 1 or within six months after the first tooth erupts. Primary teeth typically begin growing in around 6 months of age. Most children do not visit a dentist until they are well over the age of 2. This is far later than recommended by both dental and medical professionals. Frequently mentioned reasons were that “the child is too young” or “doesn’t have enough teeth yet”.

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Top 5 Reasons to Avoid SMOKING

Smoking harms you. It is bad for your health and harms nearly every organ of your body. It is responsible for many other cancers and health problems. Here are some of the main effects of smoking to your teeth

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7 Ways to Care for Your REMOVABLE DENTURES

Dentures are custom-made replacements for missing teeth. It can be taken out and inserted back into your mouth. Dentures improve your appearance and smile, helps your speak and eat more comfortably. It also provides support to facial muscle, preventing muscle sag. All in all, it restores confidence to an individual. Here are some tips to care for your dentures

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10 important things to know before you get dental braces

Crooked teeth can be a real problem, no matter how old you are. They can cause a blow to your self-esteem, because misaligned and unusually placed teeth are considered inferior. Even if a patient has fantastic oral hygiene, it doesn’t stop others from making negative comments about their crooked teeth.

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Most Common Dental Problem

You’ve made a dentist appointment, and it can’t come soon enough. Meanwhile, it can help to rinse your mouth with warm water, floss to remove food caught between teeth, and take an over-the-counter pain reliever. If you notice swelling or pus around the tooth, or if you have a fever, that could be a sign that you have an abscess, a more serious problem. See your dentist as soon as possible. You may need antibiotics and possibly a root canal.

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