A Parent’s Guide To Teething Babies

When can you expect your baby to start teething? As a general rule, baby teeth start emerging around the 6-month mark. It is not uncommon for teeth to appear earlier in faster-developing babies or later in premature babies.   How do teeth form? Teeth begin forming in the womb. After birth, teeth typically come out…

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Teeth Grinding – Is it Really a Problem?

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We all do it to some degree, whether it’s conscious or not – When you hear a bellowing siren hurry by as you pull your car off-road to move out of an emergency vehicle’s path, or you’re running like a mad-person for your bus because the next one is in 30 minutes and would make…

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TMJ disorder – What is it? How to treat it?

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects the lower jaw, called the mandible, to the bone at the side of the head—the temporal bone. This joint allows the jaw to move smoothly up and down and side to side giving us the ability to chew food, talk, yawn etc. To keep this joint working smoothly their lies…

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The Best Ways to Whiten Sensitive Teeth

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Have you noticed that your teeth aren’t as bright as they once were? Does it seem like stains cling to your teeth more than they used to, even after thorough brushing and flossing? There are many teeth whitening systems out there, some are quick fixes, others more long term. However, if you have sensitive teeth,…

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