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Thumb sucking is common in young children. Most kids will stop the habit around two to four years of age, but there are some who keep doing it until they are much older. Past four years of age, parents need to be aware that this habit could alter the alignment of their child’s teeth and jaw.
Continue reading to learn if thumb sucking can cause the need for braces, and how it impacts your child’s smile. We also share tips to help your child break the habit and treatment options available in Mississauga.
Xerostomia, or dry mouth, affects about 65% of people in the world at some point in their lives. If you’ve ever suffered from dry mouth, you may wonder what caused it and how you can treat and prevent it. Continue reading to learn how this common condition can impact you at all stages of your life, and possible treatments available for dry mouth in Mississauga.
What the best age for kids to get a braces consultation? Well, the rule of thumb is, it’s better to be early. Many children will benefit from early preventative orthodontic treatment to reduce the complexity and duration of treatment later on. This blog will discuss the approximate age at which kids should visit us for a free braces consult and why.
Did you know 1/3 of the population complains of bad breath? Let’s admit it, everyone has had bad breath at some point, whether it’s because you enjoyed a meal with loads of garlic, or it’s been a while since you last brushed. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be embarrassing and can even cause anxiety. Wearing a mask everywhere may have made you more aware of an odour in your breath. The team at Britannia Dental Care wants you to be confident smiling all day long, so we’ve compiled five common causes and solutions on how to treat bad breath.
Want to preserve your healthy, beautiful smile for a lifetime? Britannia Dental Care shares six simple tips on how to maintain healthy teeth for life.
Dental care today focuses on preventative care through regular checkups. Going to the dentist is one of the best ways to reduce your risk of dental problems such as cavities, gum disease, and tooth loss. So, how often should you visit the dentist?
As a leading Mississauga dentist, we want to see you have a healthy, beautiful smile that lasts for years. We’ll help you maintain that beautiful smile, even when you’re not in our office by sharing valuable information about oral health on our blog.