When it comes to your child’s oral health, if they must have some candy, a little “candy-binge” is better than grazing all day long… or all month long. After being exposed to sugar, our mouths work to restore optimal pH balance and use our saliva to clean our teeth. That means the more times your teeth are exposed to sugar is more critical than the quantity of sugar they're exposed to.
October is National Orthodontic Health Month! Let’s celebrate by brushing up on these nearly 300-year-old contraptions and the most common aspects we tend to forget - children and adults alike.
YOU KNOW THE DRILL - brush your teeth twice a day. Hopefully it’s a habit by now, but it’s also important to make sure we’re not just going through the motions. There is a wrong way to do it, after all, which could be resulting in mediocre cleanliness and even damaged gums. So let’s get back to basics and review proper brushing technique!
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