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Nov 17, 2017
From Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry...
Jane Soxman, DDS, recently wrote that "Premature loss of tooth enamel and weakening of overall tooth structure are two devastating oral effects of teens’ poor diet that cannot be reversed later in life" in her study that ran in the Academy of General Dentistry’s journal.
Oct 30, 2017
From Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry...
Successful orthodontic treatment requires a consistent effort by both the orthodontist and the patient.
Oct 27, 2017
From Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry...
In addition to brushing and flossing after every meal, consuming foods that are high in calcium (such as milk, yogurt, and cheese) can help prevent cavities. Calcium is essential to the development of strong teeth and well-developed jaws and facial structures.
Oct 25, 2017
From Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry...
Yes! Just make sure to thoroughly brush your teeth after every meal so that your mouth stays healthy and your smile stays bright.
Oct 18, 2017
From Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry...
As soon as the first molars come in, it's wise to ask your dentist for sealants. Sealants are highly effective in preventing cavities because they fill grooves and provide a thin barrier between the teeth and harmful bacteria. Plus, they're safe, durable, and take far less time to apply than a filling would!
Oct 16, 2017
From Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry...
Did you know that a baby tooth could last for decades if there is no permanent tooth to replace it? Develop good dental hygiene techniques early on just in case.
Oct 13, 2017
From Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry...
Wearing a mouthguard to protect your braces during sports is extremely smart, just make sure it's not a 'custom fit' mouthguard that will prevent your braces from realigning your teeth the way they need to be.
Oct 11, 2017
From Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry...
Your upper jaw can be expanded up until the age of 13 because the two bones that make up that part of your body have not yet fused together and can still be gently moved apart.
Oct 9, 2017
From Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry...
When the white, hard outer layer of enamel on your teeth is eroded away, it exposes the dentin beneath. Dentin is the yellow-ish tissue that makes up the core of each tooth.
Oct 6, 2017
From Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry...
If your travel brush is the kind that folds up, stays inside a small container for most of the time, or only gets used when you venture away from home, be sure to wash its bristles thoroughly. Harmful bacterial buildup can occur on bristles that are not regularly rinsed.