Growing Children

Brushing and Flossing Children’s Teeth

What your child eats affects his or her teeth. Too many carbohydrates, sugar (for example, from cake, cookies, candies, milk, and other sugary foods and beverages), and starches (for example, pretzels and potato chips) can cause tooth decay. How long carbohydrates remain on the teeth is the main culprit that leads to tooth decay. The best thing […]

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GUM DISEASE IN CHILDREN

Chronic gingivitis. aggressive periodontists and generalized aggressive periodontists are types of gum disease in children. TYPES OF PERIODONTAL DISEASES IN CHILDREN Chronic gingivitis is common in children. It usually causes gum tissue to swell, turn red and bleed easily. Gingivitis is both preventable and treatable with a routine of brushing, flossing and professional dental care. However, […]

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Dental problems in children

Dental problems that should be seen in children aged 6 to 8 years

      According to both the Canadian and American Association of Orthodontists,7 is the recommended age children should see an Orthodontist to be evaluated. If any of these problems are present, it may be time to schedule your child for an orthodontic evaluation. You may be able to make orthodontic treatment last shorter and […]

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The Benefits Of Fixed Retainers

TOO MANY PEOPLE know what it’s like to accidentally throw a retainer away after lunch. Retainers can be expensive, so losing one is never fun. Fortunately, removable retainers aren’t the only option for keeping your teeth aligned after the braces come off! What Are Fixed Retainers? A fixed retainer, also known as a permanent or bonded retainer, is a wire […]

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Kids’ teeth – 6 to 13 years

From about 6 years of age, your child’s adult teeth start to appear. murphy offers advice on how to handle your children’s dental hygiene as they become more independent. At about 6 years of age, your child’s adult teeth start to replace their baby teeth. This is when children enter the “ugly duckling” stage of tooth […]

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