Dental health is an extremely important part of overall health. If you have been to the dentist before for your usual checkups, you may have heard of a substance called Fluoride. Now, there is a lot of misinformation about fluoride and while we are not here to convince you or change your position either way, we would like to offer some basic information on fluoride that can help you make an informed decision about it.
BreezeMaxWebAll About Fluoride, What Is It And What Does It Do?
It is normal for parents to have lots of questions about their child’s teeth and that’s why regular 6-month checks are very important! Over the years, we have answered countless questions from concerned parents, so we have created a list of the most frequently asked questions to help you understand your child’s oral health a little better!
All dentists are qualified and trained to provide oral care. However, many parents don’t realize that the sub specialty of pediatric dentistry even exists. Due to our health care system, we are used to the need for a referral to a see a children’s specialist or any other kind of specialist. This is not the case in dentistry and one does not need a referral to take your child to a pediatric dental specialist. You can call to make an appointment at Hifive today without a referral!
BreezeMaxWebThe Difference Between General/ Family Dentists and Pediatric Dentists
Dental care for infants and toddlers is crucial to setting up a lifetime of good oral health. While most parents are used to taking older children to the dentist, toddlers and infants are often overlooked. The Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends a visit to the dentist by the time first tooth erupts or at least by the first birthday. The recommendation exists so we, the children’s dentist, can do an examination of your child’s teeth and oral tissues and discuss all aspects of the mouth such as nutrition, teething milestones, injury and caries prevention. Lets go over some frequently asked questions