Brushing only cleans the outer surface of the teeth. The surface in between the teeth where the contact is tight is where the brush does not reach. Flossing is the most effective way of reaching these places and cleaning them. Do we get cavities in between teeth where the brush does not reach?? Yes!! Cavities […]
Babies & Kids
Healthy habits are not necessary only for overall health but also for dental health. If the teeth are not healthy, the child has cavities or has a toothache, the child will not be able to eat properly. When the child does not eat properly, the child will lose weight, will be lethargic and feel sick
Loose teeth are exciting for the child as well as for the parent or the caregiver. Losing teeth is one sign of growing up. When the permanent or the adult teeth are making their way they start resorbing the roots of the baby or the primary teeth and slowly the baby teeth start getting loose
Ever wondered why dentist emphasize on brushing of teeth even for the kids? You might have come across this quote quite often that says, “every tooth in the man’s head is more valuable than a diamond” by, Miguel De Cervantes. This actually is true and applies to both kids as well as adults. Whenever the
Ever wondered when exactly should you take your child for the first dental visit?? Due to the lack of awareness of dental health and hygiene, we as parents do not stress much on the dental visits. Until and unless there is pain or discomfort with both ourselves as well as our kids, we try to
Tongue Tie or Ankyloglossia though not so common, is seen in many new born and is some times a matter of concern for the parents. It doesn’t cause a lot of major problems and is easy to treat. Therefore it is not a very alarming condition and parents should not be worried much. What Is
Brushing teeth is one of the most important and healthy habits that parents can instill in their children. It sometimes is a struggle and sometimes seems just impossible to make your child brush without any tantrums. But we can make it fun and exciting for them so that they voluntarily ask you to brush their
oral thrush is seen children as well as in adults. It is curable and preventable. If the child is irritable and cranky when the child is having oral thrush, please visit a pediatrician.
Teething tablets are the first thought in a parents mind when it comes to teething pain and discomfort. Most of the kids start teething between the age of 4-6 months. But some get their first tooth as late as 18 months of age. Teething is a normal natural phenomenon but it is associated with pain
GC Tooth Mousse is an effective way of reducing the sensitivity, preventing further remineralization of the enamel and many other oral health problems. But always consult your dentist before using the product.
Milk Teeth (Baby Teeth) are as important as the permanent teeth. Parents think milk teeth are anyways going to shed and so taking care of them is not important at all. But that is not the case. The milk teeth are as important as the permanent teeth. The care for the milk teeth is almost
My child is born with teeth. Is it a bad omen? Definitely not. There are different beliefs pertaining to natal teeth. Some countries and people consider it a good sign, a sign of prosperity where as some people consider this as a bad omen like in China, India and Africa. In England a child born
Even the child by this age is excited to get the permanent teeth. Permanent teeth are the adult teeth which a child starts getting between the age of 6-7 years. These are not replaced by any other teeth in the future. So, it is very important to take good care of the permanent teeth. At