How do I take care of my toddler’s teeth?
Dental problems in infancy and toddlerhood can impact a child’s oral care journey for the rest of his or her life. The best way to start your child down the right path is to establish healthy oral care habits even before their first teeth come in. This will help prevent dental issues for your infant and will benefit him or her in the long term. Let’s look at two of the major dental issues that can affect toddlers teeth and oral health – and how to avoid them.
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Fighting Bad Breath
Halitosis, or bad breath, is something almost everyone will suffer from at some point. In order to avoid it, you need to know what causes it and what you can do about it.
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The Three Most Common Dental Problems
Despite taking the best care of your teeth, you still tend to end up making an appointment with your dentist to get your latest dental problem treated. This article will address the most common dental issues that people often face and how you can take measures to avoid them. Also remember, you can get in touch with us at Mint Dental if you need help related to dental issues.
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Benefits of Dental Implants
If you are considering dentures, you should be aware of dental implants as a possible replacement solution for your missing teeth. Dental implants are an affordable alternative to traditional dentures. They don’t dislodge while eating, they look good and they won’t bust your budget.
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Dr. Jonathan McNeil and the staff at Mint Dental Alaska are excited to announce that they will soon be opening a new office!
Mint Dental is quickly becoming known as the “hippest dental office in Alaska,” and has seen amazing growth lately. They recently had more than 200 calls for new patients, so it’s no wonder that they need offices with more space. And, they are excited at the thought that the new, office location will mean the chance to provide even better service for patients.
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Water Quality and Oral Health
Water is one of the most basic needs of humans. Without it, not only will we become dehydrated, but we will also be unable to perform many of our regular activities such as bathing and oral hygiene, cooking, and washing. However, despite the accessibility to water, different regions have different water supplies, and not all of these have potable and fluoridated water.
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Don’t Let Time Outdoors effect your Oral Health!
Summer is just around the corner and what is better to do in Alaska than taking a hike? With the gorgeous weather looming and school ending soon, families and individuals are looking forward to a great mountaineering experience. However, any outdoor activity requires an adjustment in one’s lifestyle, even if it’s just for a day. Dental hygiene would be a perfect example of such adjustment.
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Conservation Focused Dentistry
Dental professionals who reside in Alaska understand the importance of maintaining the Alaskan Wilderness, although not all practices are sure how to tackle such a vast task. There are small changes that can be made within a dental practice which are environmentally friendly and will create a positive impact upon the grand Alaskan Wilderness.
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Getting Crowns instead of other Dental Restorations
Crowns are dental restorations that are designed to replace a damaged tooth without having to extract said tooth. A crown is simply cemented on top of the damaged tooth after it has been shaped into an abutment. But why do people need crowns, and are you qualified to get one?
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Does Cold Weather Affect Oral Hygiene?
Tooth sensitivity can increase during the cold winter months. Cold weather can shock the normally 98 degree teeth and gums and create sharp pain in the mouth. Not all people suffer from extreme tooth sensitivity, and it can be alleviated by discovering the cause and eliminating it with a proper hygiene routine.
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