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Big Teeth 13-18 years

Impacted Teeth

Impacted teeth are a relatively common teeth problem in children as the permanent teeth replace their baby teeth. What causes impacted teeth? An impaction occurs when one or more teeth fails to grow in the correct position and is held below the normal gum line. The teeth can be completely […]

Caring for Orthodontic Braces

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Good oral hygiene is especially important when your child is wearing orthodontic braces. Teeth are harder to clean with orthodontic braces and food particles are more easily trapped in the small spaces between teeth and wires, so meticulous cleaning is critical. Poor cleaning may result in white spot lesions on the […]

Fissure Sealants: Seal Out Decay!

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When your child’s adult molars erupt, it’s crucial that they remain healthy and decay free. Children can be more prone to having active decay in their mouths, especially if they consume a high sugar diet. Many molars have deep grooves in the biting surface of the tooth. These groves look […]

Are Dental X-Rays Safe For Children’s Teeth?

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Many parents ask whether it’s safe to use x-rays on children’s teeth, and are unsure of the reason an x-ray may be needed. While dentists can see the outside of your child’s teeth, x-rays allow us to see between the teeth and under the gum line. X-rays help the dentist to […]

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