• 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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  • What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

    What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

    Tooth decay in infant and toddlers is also known as “Baby Bottle Tooth Decay” or “Early Childhood Caries”. Baby Bottle Tooth Decay most often occurs in the upper front teeth of your child. Although baby teeth may seem to be temporary, importance should be given to baby teeth.  As previously discussed, baby teeth are important in

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  • Part II: Toothpaste Ingredients, Yay or Nay

    Part II: Toothpaste Ingredients, Yay or Nay

    We previously discussed the first three ingredients found in toothpastes – here are others that you can also find in your toothpastes. Humectant System This system is composed of humectant (ingredients that retains moisture) and binding agents (keeps all ingredients mixed). Without humectant and a binding agent, toothpaste would look dry and stirring will be

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  • Part I: Toothpaste Ingredients, Yay or Nay

    Part I: Toothpaste Ingredients, Yay or Nay

    Have you ever had a look at the ingredients list of your toothpaste? We usually check the ingredients of food in our grocery list, but we are forgetting to check one important item – our toothpaste. Toothpaste is a paste used with a toothbrush to clean our teeth and tongue. Primarily, it is used to

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