Dental Health

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Can Chewing Gum Help Fight Cavities?

Today, our dental experts are going to talk about chewing gum. Can chewing gum also help to reduce cavities in your teeth? What are some of the potential consequences of chewing gum? What types of gum should you be chewing? This article will help you to better understand the link between chewing gum and overall oral health.

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Guard Your Teeth to Get the Most Out of Your Smile

You only get one set of permanent teeth. Are you doing everything you can to keep them healthy and strong? Sure, you brush and floss. Maybe you even use a great antimicrobial mouthwash. You never miss a six-month appointment with your North Vancouver dentist, either. So, what more can you do? Well answer this question, if you can. Have you ever noticed yourself clenching or grinding your teeth? If you have, there is one more big thing you can do to help your teeth stay healthy: Get a night guard.

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Helping Your Child Learn Self Dental Care

Is there anything more magical than watching your child grow from a small infant into a gangly, independent big kid? It happens in fits and starts at first, from the 20-month-old who proclaims, “Do it myself! Me!” and becomes more frequent in its appearance until one night, you realize that your role in the “getting ready for bed” game has shifted from player to coach to observer.

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Three Reasons to Have A “Family” Dentist

Do you have family dentist in North Vancouver? If you don’t, you should! Who else are you going to call when you have a terrible toothache or when your child breaks a tooth? But if you don’t have a family dentist, you also don’t have someone who knows about the tooth you had extracted during college, or the fact that you had gingivitis last year; this means that there’s no one to watch out for shifting teeth or periodontal disease currently.

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