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Dental Health for Kids: A Complete Guide

Dental Health for Kids: A Complete Guide

What does dental health for kids involve? What should you do to ensure the dental health of your child as they grow? This section will help you answer these questions.   “Why look after baby teeth? They will only fall ...

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Dental Care During Pregnancy: Professional Advice

Dental Care During Pregnancy: Professional Advice

Being pregnant can have an impact on the health of your teeth and gums.  Good oral hygiene and dental care during pregnancy is obviously important for your teeth and gums. Less obviously, this care can also be important for helping ...

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Tips For Brushing Your Child’s Teeth

Tips For Brushing Your Child’s Teeth

Top tips for brushing baby teeth at any age: Brush your child’s ‘baby’ teeth twice a day, every day. Use fluoride toothpaste. Do not let your child rinse their mouth out after brushing. Spit but don’t rinse! Regular routine is ...

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A Quick Guide to Teething

A Quick Guide to Teething

What is teething? As you are probably aware, teething is the term given to the time when the first set of teeth emerge through the gums into your baby’s mouth. Other terms include “cutting” a tooth. This page will help ...

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Bleeding Gums During Pregnancy: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Gingivitis

Bleeding Gums During Pregnancy: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Gingivitis

Many women will notice changes in their gums while pregnant.  This common problem is termed ‘pregnancy gingivitis’.   The symptoms of this include bleeding gums during pregnancy.  You may notice your gums: Appear redder. Become swollen. Bleed easily when brushing. ...

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Fissure Sealants: Protection for Young Teeth

Fissure Sealants: Protection for Young Teeth

A “tooth” sealant (better known as a fissure sealant) is a plastic protective coating bonded onto the surfaces of some teeth. The aim of placing this coating is to cover over the areas of a tooth that are prone to becoming ...

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Dental Work While Pregnant: “Is It Safe?”

Dental Work While Pregnant: “Is It Safe?”

Yes and no is the answer to the common question of whether or not dental work while pregnant is safe.  Here is why: Yes.  It is not only safe but also important to keep attending for check-ups.  Your teeth and ...

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What Are The Most Useful Teething Remedies?

What Are The Most Useful Teething Remedies?

It can be hard to see a baby upset due to teething. As a parent you will obviously want to help. But what teething remedies and treatment are advised, and what should you avoid? We will break the treatment of ...

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Baby Teeth Order and Knowing When Teething Starts

Baby Teeth Order and Knowing When Teething Starts

It can be an exciting time to see your baby’s first tooth poking through! Of course it can also be stressful due to the symptoms of teething. But what is the baby teeth order in terms of them coming through ...

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Do You Know the Common Teething Symptoms?

Do You Know the Common Teething Symptoms?

This page will help describe the common teething symptoms and signs. We’ll also point out those signs and symptoms that can often be put down, incorrectly, to teething. It’s important to be vigilant to other illnesses that may occur at ...

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