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How to Care for a Baby’s Teeth

Those Brand-New Teeth! As a mother of two girls, I know first-hand how delicate baby’s teeth and gums are, and that very sensitive and extra special care is needed for them when it comes to daily tooth care. Everyone wants to give their child a head start on a healthy smile, and that requires some […]

Tips for Preventing Everyday Tooth Erosion

Shiny white and beautiful teeth not only improve our smile but also allow us to eat and digest our food efficiently. Have you ever wondered what would happen if you did not take care of your mouth and stopped brushing and flossing your teeth? If you ignore your oral health for a long time, the […]

What to do for a broken or knocked out tooth?

You’ve broken or fractured your tooth? Once a tooth is broken or fractured  through all three layers (Enamel, Dentin and Pulp) this is a Dental Emergency – seek professional care immediately! If not, how serious is the injury? Trauma to the mouth may result in an injury as slight as a small chipping of tooth […]

How to avoid Periodontal Disease – Gingivitis, Periodontitis

Periodontal disease, or periodontitis, is an infection of the supporting tissues of your teeth.  This includes both the hard and soft tissue, or the bone and the gums.  Because periodontal disease is painless, you may not know you have it.  Periodontitis is caused by plaque, which is the sticky film of bacteria that forms on […]

Bruxism: Teeth Grinding and Jaw Clenching

What is Bruxism? Bruxism, the medical term for the grinding of your teeth, is the forced movement of the chewing surfaces of the lower teeth over the chewing surfaces of the upper teeth, typically in a sideways, back-and-forth movement. Clenching is a habit that may also present with bruxism.  Clenching is when the teeth are […]