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The Importance of Brushing and Flossing Before Bed

March 16, 2020

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We all know that we brush and floss our teeth to remove plaque, keep our gums healthy and prevent cavities, but do we really know what plaque is? 

What is Dental Plaque? 

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Learn How To Protect Baby Teeth From Cavities

November 25, 2019

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Even before baby teeth begin to erupt, around the age of 6-10 months when the first baby tooth comes through, it is essential to start a regular oral hygiene regimen with your baby at home. It is recommended to use a damp cloth or piece of gauze to wipe your baby’s gums after bottles and before bed to remove sugars from the milk. As soon as the first baby tooth erupts, you can begin using a small toothbrush and non-fluoridated toothpaste to brush. The baby teeth will erupt between the age of 6-10 months until around 25-33 months. Baby teeth may be susceptible to cavities as soon as they break through the gum tissue into the mouth, so it is vital to have a good oral hygiene regimen. 

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What Is A Food Trap?

August 13, 2018

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Woman checking teeth in mirrorHave you ever been eating and you notice an area in your mouth where food is constantly being stuck? You may have a food trap in that case. It is an area where pieces of food are regularly caught during eating or after you have finished eating.

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