Helpful Dental Tips For Our Calgary Patients

Dental Sealants & Cavity Prevention

Dental Sealants & Cavity Prevention

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Dental sealants are an important tool in preventing caries (cavities) and tooth decay in children.

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Perinatal & Infant Oral Health

Perinatal & Infant Oral Health

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Pregnancy is an exciting time. It is also a crucially important time for the unborn child’s oral and overall health.

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Pacifiers & Thumb Sucking

Pacifiers & Thumb Sucking

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For most infants, the sucking of thumbs and pacifiers is a happy, everyday part of life. Since sucking is a natural, instinctual baby habit, infants derive a sense of comfort, relaxation, and security from using a thumb or pacifier as a sucking aid.

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Mouth Guards for Children

Mouth Guards for Children

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Mouth guards, also known as sports guards or athletic mouth protectors, are crucial pieces of equipment for children participating in potentially injurious sports or recreational activities.

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Preventing Dental Decay in Children

Preventing Dental Decay in Children

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Childhood cavities, also known as childhood tooth decay and childhood caries, are common in children all over the world. There are two main causes of cavities: poor dental hygiene and sugary diets.

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Your Child's First Visit to the Dentist

Your Child's First Visit to the Dentist

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According to AAPD (American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry) guidelines, infants should initially visit the pediatric dentist around the time of their first birthday. First visits can be stressful for parents, especially for parents who have dental phobias themselves.

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How Often Should Children Visit the Dentist?

How Often Should Children Visit the Dentist?

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The American Academy of Pediatric Dentists (AAPD) advises parents to make biannual dental appointments for children, beginning approximately six months after the first tooth emerges.

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Diet & Dental Health

Diet & Dental Health

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A child’s general level of health often dictates his or her oral health, and vice versa. Therefore, supplying children with a well-balanced, healthy diet is more likely to lead to healthier teeth and gums.

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All About Fluoride

All About Fluoride

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Fluorine, a natural element in the fluoride compound, has proven to be effective in minimizing cavities and tooth decay in children.

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Emergency Dental Care for Children

Emergency Dental Care for Children

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If your child is experiencing a dental emergency, the dentists at our Calgary dental office will make room in the schedule to take care of it as soon as possible.

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