Tag Archives: teeth

Lift the Lip

If your child has teeth,then you should be looking for signs of early childhood caries or tooth decay. Mother’s milk, baby formula, cow’s milk and fruit juice all contain sugar.  Bacteria in the plaque that sticks to the teeth will … Continue reading

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What’s hiding in your food & drinks?

Everyone knows that certain foods, like candy and pop, contain sugar – but just how much?While vegetables and fruits are an important part of your daily nutrition (and much better for you than desserts and junk food),  it’s important to keep … Continue reading

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Toothbrushes – which kind is best?

Our last blog we talked a little about how to minimize germs on your toothbrush. But what kind of a toothbrush should you use?  There are many types of toothbrushes to choose from; with choices ranging from small to large … Continue reading

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Teeth Whitening: How It Works

Most of us start out with sparkling white teeth, thanks to their porcelain like enamel surface. The enamel is composed of crystalline rods – in a honeycomb like pattern. These enamel rods are designed to protect the teeth from the … Continue reading

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Sugar Attacks – Are You at Risk?

Do you have a weakness for sweets? If so, you are not alone.  The average Canadian eats approximately 40 kilograms of sugar each year.  While you may want to grab that chocolate bar, or that piece of cake, it is … Continue reading

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