Life Stages & Health

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  • Oral Health For Teens And 20s

    The teenage years and early twenties are exciting times of many changes - starting high school, first jobs, many new relationships, finishing high school, technical training, university, moving out of home, starting careers, engagements, weddings and young families. These are years of exploring new interests and testing boundaries. These changes and challenges can affect conditions in the mouth and can form habits that have long term effects on oral health.
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  • Oral Health For Infants And Toddlers

    Children´s primary (baby) teeth are important for many reasons. They play a vital role in healthy diet, learning to speak and showing a child´s unique personality. In addition, primary teeth keep the correct spaces for the permanent (adult) teeth to move into later on. For all these reasons, it is important to take good care of the primary teeth.
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  • Oral Health For Children 3-12

    By 3 years of age, your child will have all 20 primary (baby) teeth. The primary teeth are important for many reasons and need to be taken care of until the adult teeth replace them. From about 6-12 years of age your child will lose all the baby teeth as the permanent teeth emerge.
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  • What Is Dry Mouth?

    Dry mouth means you don't have enough saliva, or spit, to keep your mouth moist. Everyone has a dry mouth once in a while, especially if you're nervous
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  • Can Medications Have An Effect On My Oral Health?

    Yes, medications can have oral side effects - dry mouth being the most common. Be sure to tell your dentist about any medications that you're taking.
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