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Four Ways To Make Tooth Brushing More Fun For Your Kids

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Ways To Make Tooth Brushing More Fun For Your Kids

It’s no secret that regular and thorough tooth brushing will help keep your kids’ teeth healthy. But telling your kids to brush their teeth is not always enough to convince them that this is a habit they need to maintain. To ensure your kids do spent time brushing their teeth each day – and that this habit sticks for life – you need to find ways to make tooth brushing fun. Here are some ideas to start with. Play a favorite song during tooth brushing time. Many kids have a favorite song or a few favorite songs. Start playing that song every morning and night when it’s time for them to brush their teeth. They can dance a bit and bop along to the music as they brush. And since most songs are around three minutes long, if they...

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Is This Normal? What To Expect After You Have A Cavity Filled

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Is This Normal? What To Expect After You Have A Cavity Filled

If you have a cavity in your tooth, having it filled will keep the decay from spreading. While fillings are a common dental procedure, it’s still common to approach the procedure with a little apprehension. Many patients wonder what’s normal and what’s not after they have a cavity filled. Read on to find out! Some sensitivity to heat and cold: normal. Especially if your cavity was quite deep, the drilling process can set the nerves “on high alert” for a while after you have the cavity filled. You might have some discomfort or sensitivity when eating or drinking very hot or cold items. This should wear off within a few weeks. In the meantime, stick to lukewarm foods and drinks, and use a sensitivity toothpaste to help battle the discomfort. Outright pain: not normal. A little jaw aching right...

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