• Effects of Thumbsucking and Pacifier Use on Children

    Effects of Thumbsucking and Pacifier Use on Children

    Like any other parents, you may be concerned about your child’s thumb sucking or pacifier use. You may be wondering when it should be stopped and what will happen if it isn’t addressed. Aside from bacteria, thumb sucking and pacifier can cause problems with the children’s teeth. However, thumb sucking and pacifier has its pro

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  • Halitosis: Cause and Management

    Halitosis: Cause and Management

    Halitosis, commonly known as bad breath, is an embarrassing condition that can significantly lower your self-esteem. More often, people with bad breath don’t even know it unless someone told him/her about it. There are several factors and causes of bad breath and occasionally, even healthy people experience bad breath. Here are some common causes of

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  • Hormones and Dental Health: What Every Woman Needs to Know

    Hormones and Dental Health: What Every Woman Needs to Know

    Women are mostly affected with oral health problems because of the unique hormonal changes they experience. Increased female hormones, estrogen and progesterone, cause increased blood flow towards the gums which causes overreaction to anything that may irritate the gums such as bacteria and plaque. This overreaction leads to gums being inflamed, swollen, and even bleeding.

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  • Anesthesia and Sedation for your Child

    Anesthesia and Sedation for your Child

    Most parents feel anxious for their children whenever the dentist mentions anesthesia and/or sedation is required for a procedure. If you are one of these parents, you might have a long list of questions to ask your dentist. If it is your child’s first time to undergo dental procedure under anesthesia, continue reading below as we run through important questions that might be on

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