Emergency Dentist: Knowing When to Call

How to Find a New Dental Clinic When You Move to a New Place

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Moving to a new town/city/country brings with it a host of decisions to be made, top of which are related to your health and that of your family. In addition to finding a good physician, you must work hard to find a new dental clinic where your oral health issues will be attended to. Below are helpful tips to guide you to the right dentistry practices and help you narrow your options once you build your list of possibilities: Read More»

Understanding Some Important Factors About Invisalign Braces

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Invisalign braces are clear, plastic trays that fit over the teeth and which gently nudge them into place. They’re a popular alternative to standard metal braces and especially for teenagers who may be self-conscious about their appearance, or adults who may come into contact with others during the course of their careers, as they’re not as noticeable as standard braces. While they can be a good option for anyone looking to align their teeth, it’s good to understand some factors about Invisalign and how they work, so you know what to expect and what to discuss with your orthodontist. Read More»

How to Choose a Dentist for Kids

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The initial relationship between a child and a dentist can set the tone for the way the child feels about dental treatment in the future. If a dentist understands how to relate to kids, children are more likely to feel at ease in the chair and to develop a positive attitude about treatment; a dentist that doesn’t understand how to deal with kids may make them scared of future visits. Read More»

What Are Those Bumps On A Child's Teeth?

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Most children have a full set of 20 baby teeth by the time they are three, before 32 permanent (or adult) teeth start to appear. Children’s baby and permanent teeth start to appear at different ages, but one thing that many parents notice is that their kids’ front adult teeth have several small bumps on the cutting edges. Find out what these bumps are, and learn why permanent teeth form in this way. Read More»

Pregnancy Gingivitis: Three Things All Mums-To-Be Should Know

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There are 101 things that you have on your mind as you move through your pregnancy, but gingivitis is probably not one of them. However, once you enter your second month of pregnancy, your gingivitis odds increase through to the end of your pregnancy. Here are the three main things you need to know about pregnancy gingivitis and how you can fight back. Why The Increased Chance Of Gingivitis During Pregnancy? Read More»