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How to better manage your child’s fear of the dentist

How to better manage your child’s fear of the dentist

When the time comes for a trip to the dentist, some of your younger family members may be less than enthusiastic. In fact, they may feel downright panicked. Many children feel anxiety about going to the dentist, with emotions ranging from mildly reluctant to extreme fear brought on by just the thought of sitting in a dental chair. It’s important to help your child have the most positive experience that they can while at the dentist.

Being comfortable allows them to build healthy associations and create good oral care habits they can take with them as they grow. Here are some tips for you to try out to help manage your child’s dental anxiety.

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What Is Fluoride And Do You Really Need It?

What Is Fluoride And Do You Really Need It?

Fluoride: it’s best known for protecting teeth, but just how does it do that?

If you have ever wondered what all the fuss over fluoride is, why your toothpaste contains it, or how much of it you really need, then you have come to the right place! We have demystified fluoride and explained everything you need to know about this tooth-loving mineral.

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What Happens During a Routine Dental Checkup?

What Happens During a Routine Dental Checkup?

What happens during a typical checkup? Well, let us tell you all about it!

According to the Canadian Dental Association, about 80% of Canadians visit their dentist at least once each year for a regular dental checkup. However many people have little to no idea what is actually happening in their mouth while they’re in the dental chair.

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Dental Sealants: What’s The Deal?

Dental Sealants: What’s The Deal?

Most children who visit the dentist will have dental sealants put on their back teeth at a very early age. If you have ever inspected your molars and noticed a while filling in the grooves of the tooth, it is very likely this sort of material.

If you are wondering whether dental sealants are right for your child, if you are considering getting dental sealants yourself, or you have never heard of them before and want to learn more, read on to find out all you need to know.

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What It Takes To Run A Dental Office

What It Takes To Run A Dental Office

Have you ever wondered what it takes to run a dental practice? Or are you considering a career in dentistry and would like to know what you should expect when starting out? We hope that this post will clarify precisely what goes into running a successful dental practice.

It is an understatement to say that there is quite a bit of time, money, and hard work that goes into keeping a dental office up and running. From machine maintenance to co-workers’ wages and everything in between, it may shock you to know just how much it costs to open up and run one of these clinics. Here we’ve broken down much of what goes into the day to day operation, and just how much effort it takes to run a private dental practice from the ground up.

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Dental Care While Pregnant – A Guide To Healthy Teeth

Dental Care While Pregnant – A Guide To Healthy Teeth

Whether you are planning on a child in the future or are already expecting your bundle of joy, you may or may not know all of the health considerations that go into managing a pregnancy. And yet, it’s more common than you might think to overlook oral health during pregnancy. That’s why 123 Dentist is here to help with a new guide to assist you in making smart choices over the coming 9 months.

The first thing to do when planning your pregnancy is to consult with your family doctor and your dentist. This way you can find out from experts what you need to prepare for in advance, such as finishing up any procedures involving sedation or surgery before trying to conceive.

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Everything You Want To Know About Cosmetic Dentistry

Everything You Want To Know About Cosmetic Dentistry

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic Dentistry is the term dentists use to describe dental procedures that can improve the appearance (but not necessarily the health) of your teeth. Simply put, most cosmetic dental procedures are non-essential, but they can offer a wide range of benefits, including making regular cleaning easier, improving a patient’s confidence and even reducing bruxism (grinding).

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What Is the Difference Between a General and Cosmetic Dentist?

What Is the Difference Between a General and Cosmetic Dentist?

Quite a variety of dental fields exist today, and two of the most popular professionals in this industry are general and cosmetic dentists. In most instances, patients needing dental work or wanting to see if they have cavities will visit a general dentist who is skilled in providing basic and preventive procedures first. Patients concerned about how their teeth look are more inclined to make an appointment with a cosmetic dentist who is skilled in providing treatments that make the teeth look whiter, brighter, and more natural in appearance. Both general and cosmetic dentists have the skills needed to complete an array of commonly performed dental procedures that are simple or complex in nature.

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