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The Unique Features of Invisalign Teen

The Unique Features of Invisalign Teen

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Invisalign has created a special line designed for the needs of busy teenagers. To find how Invisalign Teen is different from the standard line, read on.

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Why Are Primary Teeth Important?

Why Are Primary Teeth Important?

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Primary teeth allow children to eat and speak properly, and guide the permanent teeth into the correct positions as they grow.

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When Will My Baby Start Getting Teeth?

When Will My Baby Start Getting Teeth?

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The initial growth period for primary (baby) teeth begins in the second trimester of pregnancy (around 16-20 weeks).

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When Should Children Have Their First Dental Visit?

When Should Children Have Their First Dental Visit?

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The American Academy of dentistry (AAPD) suggests that parents should make an initial “well-baby” appointment with a dentist approximately six months after the emergence of the first tooth, or no later than the child’s first birthday.

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What’s the Best Toothpaste for My Child?

What’s the Best Toothpaste for My Child?

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Selecting an appropriately sized toothbrush and a nourishing, cleansing brand of children’s toothpaste is of paramount importance for maintaining excellent oral health.

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The Eruption of Primary Teeth

The Eruption of Primary Teeth

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The eruption of primary teeth (also known as deciduous or baby teeth) follows a similar developmental timeline for most children.

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What is Pulp Therapy for Children?

What is Pulp Therapy for Children?

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In children, tooth decay or traumatic injury lead to painful pulp exposure and inflammation. In these cases, the dentist will undertake pulp therapy to save the tooth and relieve pain.

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Tongue Piercing & Oral Health

Tongue Piercing & Oral Health

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Unfortunately, tongue piercings can have a serious impact on health, and can even be deadly. Dentists routinely advise adolescents to avoid intraoral or perioral piercings for a number of good reasons.

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Tobacco Use & Teens' Dental Health

Tobacco Use & Teens' Dental Health

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Teens are at a high risk for using tobacco. Here, our Calgary dentists provide information, tips and advice in why tobacco is so harmful, and how you can prevent your teen from using it.

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Sippy Cups & Tooth Decay in Children

Sippy Cups & Tooth Decay in Children

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Although sippy cups are a helpful transitional tool, many dentists believe that frequent, prolonged sippy cup use contributes to tooth decay in children.

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