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Understanding Teen Dental Health

When your children turn into teenagers their life changes dramatically. They are more independent, they will probably fail to listen to all their parents demands, and they will make choices by themselves. However, some of the things they are doing may be having a devastating effect on their teen dental health. We explain some of the common teenage traits that may need addressing if they want to keep their healthy smile. A high sugar diet Teenagers often have the money and ability to choose their diet when they are away from you and will frequently go for unhealthy options as … Continue reading


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Ensure your child enjoys their trip to the dentist

When it is time to take your children to the dentist, it is sometimes a hit or miss experience. Children can be fearful of having their teeth checked for many reasons, so it’s important to make sure that they have happy experiences. 1. Make it fun Always be positive when talking about your dental appointments, as children often pick-up fears from their parents. Encourage your children to brush well and say things like ‘the dentist will be very pleased with your efforts’ while they are doing so. Try not to mention anything negative or express negative emotions about seeing the … Continue reading


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Six ways to promote healthy dental habits in children

I hear a lot of comments from my adult patients expressing a wish that they looked after their teeth better when they were younger, and a lot of them say that they were simply never informed about what the right things to do were.  Some even blame their parents, as they never taught them the importance of looking after their teeth.  As teeth are such an important aspect of someone’s life, we decided to write an article so that you do not make the same mistakes for your children. To get the most benefit from dental care for your children, … Continue reading


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