Dental Sealants and Tooth Decay

Posted on : 25-02-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dental Techniques, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Dental sealant is a thin, plastic coating painted on the chewing surfaces of back teeth, the premolars and molars. The purpose of coating teeth with sealant is to avoid tooth decay.

Dental Fillings

Posted on : 26-12-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dental Implants

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Dental Fillings

Tooth Decay destroys the tooth and holes are created in it, called cavities. These cavities may be the house of bacteria and create problems. These cavities should be filled in order to avoid further problem. Data filling is the method in which holes in teeth are filled with some material.

Dummy and Thumb Sucking

Posted on : 12-05-2013 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children

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Thumb Sucking

Sucking a dummy or fingers is thought to be a normal act in young children. However, many parents are unaware of the negative effects of dummies on their child’s mouth and teeth.

Using Straw for Soft Drinks

Posted on : 06-08-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Healthy Food, Preventive Dentistry

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Use of Straw

Soft drinks, colas and soda drinks are routine intake. People like to have canned drinks as they are easy to carry and use. But, when you drink from can your teeth take a bath of that drink. This prolonged contact, rather full bath, of teeth in soda is dangerous.

Candies and Your Teeth

Posted on : 28-07-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Healthy Food

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Candies

Children love to eat candies and chocolate. Most of the candies are sugar-rich. It is advised to control the intake of such sugar rich candies. What about joys of childhood? One the joy is to eat these juicy, yummy candies. You may check and choose Good candies and deny Bad candies, bad for teeth.

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay – Causes and Prevention

Posted on : 21-07-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children

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Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Tooth decay in infants or toddlers is called Baby Bottle Tooth Decay. It is also called Early Childhood Caries. Normally front teeth are the victims of baby bottle tooth decay. Teeth may develop dark pits, holes or are broken. This causes toothaches and makes it hard for the child to chew and eat. It also causes problems in speaking clearly. Of course, smile of your beautiful baby may not look good.

How to Floss Your Teeth?

Posted on : 11-06-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Preventive Dentistry

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Dental Floss

Only brushing your teeth daily, or twice a day, is not sufficient. Flossing is necessary to remove particles and debris of food. Flossing removes unwanted particles from teeth where tooth brush cannot reach. If plaque is not removed, it causes tooth decay and other oral diseases. Flossing your teeth daily is a good habit.

Food and Oral Health

Posted on : 04-06-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Preventive Dentistry

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Food and Oral Health

Health needs a lot of care and good eating habits. Oral health also depends on the eating habits. Whatever you eat first passes through mouth, so it is critical to take care of food for oral health. If you care and choose wisely your food your oral health can become easy to maintain.

Does Alcohol Ruin Teeth?

Posted on : 20-05-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Preventive Dentistry

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Alcohlic Drinks

Pure alcohol do not damage teeth. However, sugar content in most alcoholic drinks, damage enamel on your teeth. Beverages like sweet wines or mixed drinks involving sodas or citrus juices can be even do worst. This is because of high acidity level in such drinks.

Tooth Decay – How it Happens and How to Avoid it

Posted on : 12-05-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Preventive Dentistry

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Tooth Decay

Tooth Decay is the process of destruction of tooth structure. Tooth Decay is caused by the plaque. Plaque is a sticky material that forms on the surface of teeth. Plaque can cause damage when it combines with sugars or starches, provided by food or drinks. This combination produces acids, which destroy enamel layer on teeth.