Did you know the average teen eats nine times a day? Choose wisely!

Did you know the average teen eats nine times a day? Choose wisely!

Even though your schedule is hectic and you eat on the run, you can select fresh fruits and vegetables instead of junk foods. Cheese, air-popped popcorn and yogurt are healthy alternatives to high-fat or high-sugar snacks. For the sake of your dental and overall health, do not let snacks take…Read More

What to do about that wobbly, loose tooth?

What to do about that wobbly, loose tooth?

  What to do about that pesky loose tooth.   Wobbly baby teeth are one of the important developmental milestones for any child and parent. It can be an exciting time to look forward to, with the arrival of the big adult teeth, but can also spark anxiety and discomfort.…Read More

What are 6 Year Old Molars and how to help during their eruption?

What are 6 Year Old Molars and how to help during their eruption?

What are the 6 year old molars? The first adult molar erupts between 6-7 years of age, commonly termed the “6 year old molar” or “first molars” and they represent new growth, meaning they don’t replace any baby teeth.  These first molars help to determine the shape of the lower…Read More

What are SHARK TEETH and should I be worried?

What are SHARK TEETH and should I be worried?

What are SHARK TEETH?   SHARK TEETH is a term used to describe the situation when the permanent adult teeth are coming up behind the baby teeth before they have fallen out, resulting in two rows of teeth. This usually occurs between the ages of 5-7 years old. Commonly seen on…Read More

What are Fissure Sealants and why should my child have them?

What are Fissure Sealants and why should my child have them?

Some great information about Fissure Sealants from one of our wonderful Oral Health Therapist – Chandra Setiawan.   What they are and how they will help the health of your child’s teeth! When children are learning how to clean their teeth, there are often areas that get missed such as…Read More

What is an Orofacial Myofunctional Disorder? (OMD)

What is an Orofacial Myofunctional Disorder? (OMD)

Certain disorders of the muscles of the face and mouth are known as Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs). They include non-nutritive sucking habits, improper swallowing habits, and incorrect postures and functions of the muscles of the tongue, lips, jaws and face.   Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders can include one or more of…Read More

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