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 readingRead more
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 readingRead more
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 readingRead more
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 readingRead more
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 readingRead more
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 readingRead more
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Dr Axelrad and Staff