February 2016

Baby bottle tooth decay - Crystal Smiles - Okotoks dentist

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Even though they are temporary, your child’s baby teeth are important, and are still susceptible to cavities.  Tooth decay in infants and toddlers is often referred to as baby bottle tooth decay.  Children need strong, healthy teeth to chew their food, speak and have a good-looking smile.  Their first teeth also …

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Did You Know That Using Cough, Cold & Allergy Medicine May Be Putting Your Teeth at Risk?

Did you know that using Cough, Cold & Allergy medicine may be putting your teeth at risk? We are grateful for the cold and allergy medications that help relieve symptoms, but did you know they may be putting your teeth at risk? Decongestants, cough syrups, antihistamine syrups, and throat lozenges are usually highly acidic and …

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