October 31, 2018
October marks the start of the celebration season filled with sweet treatsand delicious hot drinks. It also means that our mouths and teeth will have to fend off constants attacks from sugar. If we are being honest with ourselves, there is absolutely NO WAY we won’t be consuming any of the delicious treats and drinks offered up this season. Fortunately, there is a better way we can consume sugary treats that will keep our mouths and teeth safe from harm. Read on for our 3 tips to help you safely enjoy your treats this fall and holiday season. 1. Length of time it takes you to eat or drink your treat For your teeth it is less about…
March 7, 2018
Sometimes we are asked, why we would fix a baby (primary) tooth that is just going to fall out anyway? The reason is simply because- they are important. 1. The purpose of all teeth is to chew food and maintain proper nutrition and health. 2. Decay in baby teeth has the potential to affect the development of the permanent teeth, unhealthy bacteria can pass from primary teeth to permanent teeth. 3.They help guide proper eruption of the permanent teeth. If a child loses teeth to early the adjacent teeth may drift and tilt into empty spaces and block the eruption of permanent teeth. Primary teeth are more than just place holders for permanent (adult) teeth, which is why we do all we can to keep them healthy and intact.