• Importance of Baby Teeth

    03/12/2017

    Baby teeth that begin to appear around six months and can remain until a child is 13 or 14. Baby teeth help children eat well, speak clearly and allow adult teeth to grow in properly. Even though they will eventually be replaced by the permanent adult teeth, baby teeth are very important and should be well looked […]

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  • Flossing

    02/12/2017

    The British Columbia Dental Association encourages patients to remove plaque and food from all surfaces of their teeth on a daily basis as an effective way to reduce their risk of gum disease and tooth decay. Careful daily brushing and flossing above and below the gum line along with limiting high sugar food and drinks […]

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  • First Dental Visit

    01/12/2017

    Your child’s first dental visit should occur by age one or within six months of when you see the first tooth.  Regular dental examinations support good health. The earlier your child visits the dentist, the better the chance of preventing a problem, such as decay. This can also increase your child’s comfort with the experience. The dentist will:   […]

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  • Proper Flossing Techniques

    18/10/2017

    What is the Right Way to Floss? Proper flossing removes  plaque  and food particles in places where a toothbrush cannot easily reach — under the gumline and between your teeth. Because plaque build-up can lead to tooth decay and gum disease, daily flossing is highly recommended. To receive maximum benefits from flossing, use the following […]

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  • Proper Teeth Brushing

    18/10/2017

    What Is the Right Way to Brush? Proper brushing takes at least two minutes — that’s right, 120 seconds! Most adults do not come close to brushing that long. To get a feel for the time involved, try using a stopwatch. To properly brush your teeth, use short, gentle strokes, paying extra attention to the […]

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