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At the Dental Health Centre, our mission is, first of all, to provide you with quality care, but also to build on prevention and education. This section has therefore been created for you, to answer your questions and to help you take better care of your oral and dental health.

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    Energy Drinks
    Energy Drinks

    Energy drinks, which are extremely popular with teenagers and young adults, can cause severe damage to tooth enamel.

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    MOUTH GUARD?
    MOUTH GUARD?

    The mouth guard or “mouthpiece” is recommended for the practice, play and competition of contact sports or any sport wherein...

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    EARLY CHILDHOOD TOOTH DECAY (BABY-BOTTLE TOOTH DECAY)
    EARLY CHILDHOOD TOOTH DECAY (BABY-BOTTLE TOOTH DECAY)

    Once your child has teeth,he or she is exposed to tooth decay or caries. Human breast milk, newborn milkformulas, cow milk and...

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How old was your baby when he or she got his or her first tooth?
How old was your baby when he or she got his or her first tooth?

Discover when a child’s first teeth usually make their appearance. Don’t forget; these are averages. Your baby could get his or her first teeth sooner or later than the average age.

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How OFTEN should we go to the dental clinic for DENTAL HYGIENE AND EXAMINATION purposes?
How OFTEN should we go to the dental clinic for DENTAL HYGIENE AND EXAMINATION purposes?

That depends on the needs of each patient and on several factors, such as...

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The 10 MOST FREQUENT ORAL AND DENTAL PROBLEMS
The 10 MOST FREQUENT ORAL AND DENTAL PROBLEMS

Everyone should undergo adental exam at regular intervals, despite healthy oral-dental hygienepractices.

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PREGNANCY GINGIVITIS
PREGNANCY GINGIVITIS

Hormonal changes make gingival tissue more susceptible to inflammation, resulting in a chronic gingival response, often referred to as pregnancy gingivitis. Characteristic symptoms include: redness and swelling of gum tissue.

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Wisdom teeth
Wisdom teeth

When they are present, wisdom teeth (third molars) usually appear between the ages of 17 to 22.

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Sealing pits and fissures
Sealing pits and fissures

Food debris can easily get trapped and biofilm bacteria (dental plaque) can develop in the pits and fissures on the chewing surface of permanent teeth.

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Halitosis
Halitosis

Halitosis (bad breath) canbe occasional or chronic, and can persist despite good oral and dental hygiene.

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The dentist: Good for your heart!
The dentist: Good for your heart!

There is a direct link between your cardiovascular health and your dental hygiene treatments at the dentist’s office and at home.

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Dental care for seniors
Dental care for seniors

Now that you are older, you may possibly wear dentures / prostheses (partial or complete) or dental implants. These must be examined by your dentist, especially if you take medicines that cause dry mouth.

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Oral piercings
Oral piercings

The friction of a jewel against the cheek, tongue or lip can wear or fracture tooth enamel and result in tooth loss, irritation, bleeding and receding gums.

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Your child and fluoride
Your child and fluoride

Fluoride has a favorable effect on oral and dental health as it makes teeth more resistant to tooth decay. It can help prevent caries and even eliminate existing caries.

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At what age should we plan a first visit to the dentist?
At what age should we plan a first visit to the dentist?

Did you know that recommendations suggest a first visit to the dentist as early as three years old?

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