Children's Dentistry

How Safe is Fluoride and Should My Children Be Using It?

Have you heard the buzz about fluoride being toxic? So have we, but then again anything is toxic in high levels- even water!Fluoride is one of the building blocks of teeth, along with other minerals such as calcium phosphate. It makes teeth strong and helps fight cavities. Fluoride can aid in rep... Continue reading

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When Should I Take My Child To The Dentist?

Dental care starts at a young age. Good oral hygiene habits established early would normally develop into lifestyle habits that extend into adulthood. Besides daily brushing and flossing, a child’s oral care maintenance program must also include regular visits to the dentist. That’s be... Continue reading

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Pregnant or Trying to Conceive? Your Oral Health Is Imperative!

Pregnancy And Dental Treatment Prenatal care involves many aspects at different stages of pregnancy. Among the new age options that promote well-being amongst expectant women – including prenatal nutrition, exercise and vitamins – oral hygiene is one of the most overlooked aspects, ev... Continue reading

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Do Baby Teeth Need Fillings and Why?

Why Do Children Need Fillings? One of the common misconceptions about baby teeth is that if you find cavities in them, fillings are not required because the teeth are not permanent. That cannot be further from the truth. If the cavity is not restored with a filling and left to progress without ... READ MORE

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Baby Teeth – Tips on Baby Tooth Care

Little girl brushing her teeth.

Because baby teeth fall out after a few years, parents sometimes aren’t aware of the importance of keeping them healthy. It is important to take care of baby teeth to ensure healthy gums and future permanent teeth. If a baby tooth is affected by trauma, decay or an abscess it can cause damag... Continue reading

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Snoring in children

sleep apnoea in children

Should I be concerned if I notice that my child snores? Although snoring in children can be cute sometimes, snoring can also indicate underlying airway obstruction and the earlier it is picked up the better it is for the child. For young children, enlarged tonsils and adenoids can cause obstruction... Continue reading

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