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5 Top Tips For Helping Your Kids Develop Good Oral Hygiene Habits

5 Top Tips For Helping Your Kids Develop Good Oral Hygiene Habits

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Parents know it’s important to instill good dental habits in their children early in life. When it comes to dental hygiene, prevention is everything, and good lifelong habits will help them avoid a range of health issues from periodontal disease … Continue reading

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Pacifiers – Part two

Pacifiers – Part two

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This is our last blog in the series of thumb sucking and pacifiers. We will pick up where we left off and discuss the cons associated with the use of pacifiers. We looked at the pros in the last blog…it … Continue reading

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Dental Care for 7-14 year olds

Dental Care for 7-14 year olds

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We’re almost done looking at the ‘strategies’ for treating children of different age groups. Let’s finish off with children in the 7-14 year age group. Between the ages of 7 (pre-teen) and 14 (teenage) years, children lose their primary teeth … Continue reading

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Strategies for Treating Children of Different Ages

Strategies for Treating Children of Different Ages

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First and Foremost – Prevention: We all have certain bacteria in our mouths that cause cavities. The goal is to keep the level of these bacteria low in order to decrease the risk of causing decay. Brush at least two … Continue reading

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Children and Dentistry

Children and Dentistry

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Your Child’s behaviour at the dentist Every child behaves differently at the dentist. Some you can barely get into the treatment room and onto the dental chair, while others are completely calm and cooperative. These are the extremes, most children … Continue reading

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More Advice Concerning Your Child’s Dental Health

More Advice Concerning Your Child’s Dental Health

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There are a few pertinent points that should be addressed at your child’s early dental appointments. These are: 1) Your child’s bite: The permanent teeth follow the pattern of the primary (baby) teeth. If the primary (baby) teeth are crowded … Continue reading

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Anatomy of the Primary Dentition

Anatomy of the Primary Dentition

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

There are different names for your children’s ‘first’ teeth. These are baby, milk, deciduous, and primary. The precise dental terms are deciduous or primary…for the purpose of this blog, we’ll call them primary. By the age of two and a … Continue reading

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Our office is now open. We are taking the following precautions to combat COVID-19;

  • A plexiglass barrier stands on the front desk in the waiting room.
  • All patients have their temperature taken with a non-touch digital infra-red thermometer.
  • All staff wear mask, gloves, gown, bonnet, goggles and face shield.
  • Hand sanitizers are readily available for staff and patient use.
  • Patients will wait outside or in their car until their appointment time.
  • No visitors are permitted in the office.
  • Social distancing will remain in effect in the office.
  • Patients experiencing influenza-like-illness (fever with a cough, sore throat or muscle aches) should not come to the office.
  • Air purifiers with hepa filters have been installed in each operatory and waiting room.
  • All COVID-19 precautions put forth by both the dental and hygiene boards have been put into force in the office.

We look forward to seeing you soon. 
Dr Axelrad and Staff