Early childhood caries is a common problem among children under the age of five. It is also frequently referred to as “baby bottle tooth decay” as it is most often caused by the frequent and prolonged bottle or breast feeding especially at night. The decay may affect any of the teeth but is most prevalent
The condition may be congenital, developmental, or acquired through disease, trauma, or environmental cause and may impose limitations in performing daily self-maintenance activities or substantial limitations in a major life activity.” Children with special needs exhibit higher rates of decay and gum disease due to a number of factors such as high carbohydrate diets or
We’ve all heard the saying, ‘you are what you eat’ and when it comes to your oral health, nothing rings more true than this. What your child or you yourself consume can have a definite impact on dental and periodontal health. Below are a few foods that can enhance your oral health and some that
Every woman experiences pregnancy differently. Some may breeze through it with that wonderful glow while others may experience nausea for the majority of the nine months. A woman’s body undergoes numerous changes during this time and the mouth is no exception. Good oral health care is essential during this time and there should be a conscious increase in preventative care.
Dental caries it the most chronic disease affecting mankind and the medical field is constantly researching ways to prevent and treat the disease. In recent years, xylitol has been found to be promising in reducing dental caries and even reversing the process of early caries. This blog aims to shed a little light on the