About Cracked & Fractured Teeth

About Cracked & Fractured Teeth

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Cracked and fractured teeth are common dental problems. As people retain their natural teeth longer (due to advances in dental technology), the likelihood of cracked teeth increases.

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Proper Brushing & Flossing Technique

Proper Brushing & Flossing Technique

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Brushing and flossing are of paramount importance to oral hygiene. Proper brushing and flossing can enhance the health of the mouth, make the smile sparkle and prevent serious diseases.

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Oral Hygiene at Home

Oral Hygiene at Home

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Your personal home care includes a consistent brushing and flossing routine, eating balanced meals, reducing the number of sugary/starchy snacks you eat, and correctly using the various dental aids that help control the plaque and bacteria that cause dental disease.

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Fluoride & Decay Prevention

Fluoride & Decay Prevention

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Fluoride is the most effective agent available to help prevent tooth decay. It is a mineral that is naturally present in varying amounts in almost all foods and water supplies. The benefits of fluoride have been well known for over 50 years and are supported by many health and professional organizations.

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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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