As parents, we all do our best to ensure our children have the best we can offer them. These 8 simple steps will ensure you give your children the best chance at having healthy teeth. Did you know most children don’t have the motor skills to brush their teeth effectively until they are 8 years … Read more Give your children perfect pearly whites!
Trying to fit three days of work into one? Sleep deprived because of your young children or stressful job? Running around trying to drop off the kids, go to work, do the shopping, pick up the kids, dinner, homework, work from home, sleep, wake up and do it all again? Life is busy and stressful. … Read more Are you clenching or grinding your teeth?
What are Wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth are our third set of molars. Most people are born with 4 wisdom teeth, and they typically grow when we are between the ages of 16 and 25. Do we need wisdom teeth? Over time, our jaws as human beings have become smaller. Our diets are no longer solely … Read more Get wise about wisdom teeth.
Tooth decay is caused when bacteria (which we all have naturally occurring in our mouths) uses sugar from foods or drinks that we consume to make acids. These acids then attack the enamel on our teeth, causing tooth decay. Prevention of enamel loss is very important for the long term health of your teeth. 1. … Read more 10 drinks that will sabotage your dental health.
1.Avoid kids sleeping with a bottle of milk. 2.Establish good brushing habits early – make it fun! 3.Drink lots of tap water (for fluoride benefits). 4.Start visits to the dentist early – the ADA recommends the first visit to be at 18months old. 5.Eat nutritious foods! 6.Minimal snacking on sugary foods. 7.Avoid fruit juices, soft … Read more Top 10 tips for optimal oral health in children.
1.Dull, yellow teeth can be caused by many every day factors including smoking, drinking coffee, tea ,red wine or soft drinks. Chances are, if you have been indulging in any of the above for a few years, your smile is not as white as it once was! 2.In chair whitening- by far the quickest way … Read more Top 3 facts you need to know regarding tooth whitening.