Baby Teeth Deserve Care While They’re There

Misconception: Baby teeth don’t matter because they are going to fall out anyway. Actually: Neglecting baby teeth can set a child up for lifelong dental trouble. Nearly a quarter of all children between the ages of 2 and 5 have cavities, a study at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. What’s the big deal?…

Confused about the Different Types of Toothpastes?

If you look at the range of toothpaste available at your local supermarket or chemist then it’s easy to become confused and overwhelmed by the choice. Should you go for fluoride toothpaste or perhaps something that offers tartar control, whatever that is? Even though the choice might seem bewildering it’s easy to narrow it down…

Fluoride Fights Tooth Decay in Your Youngest Kids, AAP Says

Researchers say you should start flouride with baby’s first teeth Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children, but the good news is that it also preventable. Researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) say using fluoride toothpaste, even as teeth are first emerging, is key to stopping cavities from forming. AAP recently…

How to Prevent Tooth Decay in Your Baby

Baby teeth are important. If baby teeth are lost too early, the teeth that are left may move and not leave any room for adult teeth to come in. Also, if tooth decay is not prevented, it can be costly to treat, cause pain, and lead to life-threatening infections. Tooth decay (called early childhood caries)…

Tooth Decay Process (2): How to Reverse It and Avoid a Cavity

How can we help teeth win the tug of war and avoid a cavity? Use fluoride Fluoride is a mineral that can prevent tooth decay from progressing. It can even reverse, or stop, early tooth decay. Fluoride works to protect teeth. It . . . prevents mineral loss in tooth enamel and replaces lost minerals….

Tooth decay

Tooth decay is the most common condition affecting teeth. It can cause pain, discomfort and affect eating, speaking and sleeping. The good news is that tooth decay is largely preventable.

What is Tartar? 6 Tips to Control Buildup

You know it’s important to brush and floss your teeth to prevent tartar buildup. But do you know why? What is tartar? How does it get on your teeth? And what can happen if it does? Get the facts straight ahead. What Is Tartar? Even if you take great care of your teeth at home,…

7 Highly Effective Solutions For Painfully Sensitive

Tooth sensitivity is a painful issue that affects millions of people. There are many causes of sensitive teeth, and several things you can do to reduce the sensitivity or treat the underlying cause. The following solutions can work to help you once again enjoy your favorite foods and drinks. What Causes Tooth Sensitivity? Every tooth…

Why is Fluoride Essential for a White and Healthy Smile?

Fluoride is important for healthy teeth and gums, and if your teeth aren’t healthy then you cannot whiten safely. But how is fluoride able to strengthen teeth, and how much fluoride is necessary? Fluoride is a mineral that is found naturally in rocks, and it is also found in some water supplies and in some…