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Common Causes of TMJ in Children

By Loran Simon / June 25, 2018

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is characterised by pain and stiffness within the jaw. While not many children suffer from this condition, it is still a good idea to look at some of the root causes. – Children who grind their teeth are at a higher risk. – Injuries to the jaw are another factor. – […]

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Can Gum Disease Affect Infants?

By Loran Simon / June 14, 2018

While damaged teeth and gum disease are often associated with adults, the fact of the matter is that infants are also at risk if not cared for properly. What are some key symptoms and when should you see a dentist? – Red and inflamed gums could indicate an issue. – Gums that bleed when pressed […]

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Preventing Gum Disease in Infants

By Loran Simon / June 9, 2018

Even young babies can suffer from gum disease if proper care is not taken with dental hygiene. Poor oral hygiene is the chief cause of gum disease and following some simple guidelines will minimise the risk. – Wipe the gums gently after every feeding – Use a soft, clean, moist washcloth – Use floss gently […]

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Baby Dental Care: Sedation In Children

By Loran Simon / May 28, 2018

Sedation is used for long procedures but is it really safe for children? Here is what to know about dental sedation for your child. Main points: – Ensure that the dentist is fully equipped with monitoring devices to check your child’s heart and breathing rate. – Only allow sedation if your child has serious issues […]

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The Surprising Links Between Dental Health and Childhood Development

By Loran Simon / May 15, 2018

Every dentist will observe that children who have a healthy set of teeth are likely to experience fewer problems as adults. However, there are other benefits associated with their growth and development that should never be overlooked. What have experts found? Children with healthy teeth tend to exhibit higher levels of self-esteem. Those who brush […]

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Top Tips to Keep Your Child’s Smile Intact

By Loran Simon / May 15, 2018

Children with healthy teeth are likely to suffer from fewer cavities as adults. As a parent, it is your responsibility to instil the correct habits at early age. If you follow the advice below, it is likely that trips to the dentist will be limited to occasional cleanings. Always choose a toothpaste that contains an […]

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Inspiring Children to Care for Their Teeth

By Loran Simon / May 3, 2018

Children typically don’t enjoy a trip to the dentist. It is therefore the responsibility of parents to encourage the proper oral hygiene techniques. This will help avoid expensive complications later on. What are three excellent and innovative methods to keep in mind? Teach children about the negative impact of sugar on teeth. Invite your child […]