Diet and Dental Care: The Best Food for Your Smile

What to if your child is injured in the mouth while playing a sport

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If your child is injured in any way, it may be your usual response to take them to the emergency room at the closest hospital. If it is an injury that constitutes a dental emergency, though, it is usually best to call your family dentist before seeking other treatment. Playing sport can hold the threat of an injury to your child’s mouth If your child is involved in a full contact sport like rugby, or boxing, you will be aware that injury to the mouth may be a threat, due to a blow to the face.…

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As a secondary school teacher, help your students who wear braces to embrace the moment

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Most children who wear braces will be in secondary school, at which age they are facing a number of life changes and wearing braces may be an obstacle for them. As a secondary school teacher, you can help to make the experience of wearing braces easier for your students. If you wear braces yourself, you can provide even greater support and assistance for these learners. Teach your students about dealing with differences…

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What Is Enamel Erosion and How Can It Be Treated

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Tooth enamel refers to the hardened substance that acts as a protective coating to your tooth. Enamel is essential for your teeth as it keeps the sensitive dentine unexposed. If this dentine starts being exposed, you are likely to suffer from enhanced tooth sensitivity as well as chronic pain. However, not many people know that they are suffering from enamel erosion. Some of the symptoms to look out for include the following:…

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