Tag: tooth brushing

Back to School time already …Relax DeCare has you covered …

Back to School

Your child at this stage may have the books and the school uniform for the new school year, but do they have a healthy mouth ready for the new school year…

Tooth Tips for Children 0-7 years

Tooth Tips for Children

To learn new things, your child needs to feel healthy and strong. Cavities or tooth decay in children can be painful and uncomfortable, which can stop them from doing their best when learning at home or at school.

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year

Some 2016 Oral Health Goals!

Is it true that your gums bleed more easily when you are pregnant?

Pregnancy

True:  During pregnancy gums, are more susceptible to the presence of plaque biofilm near the necks of the teeth which causes them to become red and swollen. When the teeth and gums are brushed, initially there may be a tendency to bleed more than…

How to brush your teeth correctly.

Brushing

A short video on how to brush your teeth. The purpose of this brushing technique is to remove or disturb plaque at the gum margin preventing it from releasing harmful toxins into the gums causing the gums to become red, swollen, and to bleed.

Caring for your Child’s Teeth

Child's Teeth

Why boiled tap water should be used to make up infant formula Use boiled tap water when making up infant formula. This will ensure the baby teeth are exposed to tiny amounts of fluoride as soon as they erupt. Bottled waters should not be…

Are You The Sensitive Type?

Sensitivity of teeth, DS (dentine sensitivity) or more recently DH (dentine hypersensitivity), is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered in dental practice worldwide. It can have a significant negative impact on the quality of life of affected persons if not managed and…

Healthy Smiles Checklist

Child Brushing

By teaching your child how to look after their teeth and by setting a good example with your own oral health, you can help your child develop and maintain a healthy attitude to oral health that will serve a lifetime. Encourage healthy food choices…